Lowe’s Defends Pulling Ads From U.S. Muslim TV show

(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 […]

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‘South Park’ Creators Teach a Class in Televised Lesson

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Trey Parker and Matt Stone have already taught America’s youth about art, religion and war, but this week they gave some lessons in person — in a New York University writing class. The “South Park” creators surprised a class on “Storytelling Strategies” for mtvU’s “Stand In.” The multi-Tony […]

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‘True Blood,’ ’30 Rock’ Among GLAAD Media Winners

NEW YORK – Russell Simmons, Ricky Martin and the HBO drama series “True Blood” are among this year’s recipients of media awards from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Other winners of the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented Saturday in New York, include the NBC comedy “30 Rock” and CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” […]

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Trump: New ‘Apprentice’ Is ‘Sad’ But ‘Inspirational’

Just when you thought ‘The Apprentice‘ franchise couldn’t get any more emotional than what we saw Bret Michaels go through last season on ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Donald Trump and the gang have made sure tears will flow on the new season of the flagship show, which premieres Sept. 16. The theme of the new season – […]

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Who Gives A Twit?

All of Twitter nation welcomed its newest inductee yesterday, Kelly Osbourne. In less than one day she amassed over 6,000 followers and should be good for some valuable tweets soon enough. Kelly twitted the possibilities to Kim Kardashian: “i cant believe it….. i feel like i will get in trouble on this big time…!” We […]

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Who Gives A Twit?

If you tweet it, they will come. Yesterday I joked that weather swami Al Roker had tweeted into the double digits before cross town weather guru Sam Champion tweeted his first twit of the day. Sam & Al both gave me mad tweet props for the mention. Al Roker tweeted to his nation, “Bob Hellman, […]

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