TLC has axed its controversial reality show “All-American Muslim,” informing cast members it won’t be back for a second season.
TLC’s “All-American Muslim” will feature a trip to New York’s Ground Zero this Sunday for an episode that might ignite more controversy for the series.
Despite the dust-up over Lowe’s pulling their ads from TLC’s “All-American Muslim,” people aren’t flipping over to watch the show. According to Variety, the audience for the December 18 airing slid 30% from the previous week’s levels.
The Charlotte Observer reports that representatives of the home improvement retailer met with two clergy who came to the company’s headquarters with a 200,000-signature petition to restore their ads to the show, and the clergy came away from the meeting with a polite but firm “No.”
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Protesters descended on a Lowe’s store in one of the country’s largest Arab-American communities on Saturday, calling for a boycott after the home improvement chain pulled its ads from TLC’s “All-American Muslim,” the reality show about five Muslim families living in Dearborn, Mich. About 100 people gathered outside the store in […]
The folks at “The Daily Show” have been on a creative roll lately. On Tuesday, we had Jon Stewart and company’s brilliant takedown of Lowe’s and the “All-American Muslim” controversy. Now we have their new segment, which is jokingly sponsored by the controversy-averse home improvement chain.
PETA goes after the controversial-but-boring “All-American Muslim,” while Kayak.com explains why it will no longer advertise on the show.
The conservative group that got Lowe’s to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay rights, strip clubs and most anything else that offends evangelical Christians.
(Reuters) – U.S. home improvement chain Lowe’s defended on Monday its decision to pull advertising from reality show “All-American Muslim” amid charges the company had given in to bigotry. “All-American Muslim,” which airs on The Learning Channel and ends its first season January 8, follows several Muslim families in and around the Detroit suburb of […]
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER LOS ANGELES — Lowe’s Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Muslims. The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC’s “All-American Muslim” after a conservative group known as the Florida Family Association complained, saying the program was “propaganda that riskily […]