TLC Cancels ‘All-American Muslim’

By | Wednesday March 7, 2012 @ 12:48pm PST

All-American Muslim TLC CancelledAll-American Muslim, the TLC reality series depicting the everyday lives of five Arab-American families in Michigan, was canceled due to low ratings, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. … Read More »

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200,000 Ask Lowe’s To Resume Advertising On ‘All-American Muslim’, Lowe’s Says ‘No’

By | Tuesday December 20, 2011 @ 6:11pm PST
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Lowe’s In Hot Water Over Pulling Ads From TLC’s ‘All-American Muslim’

Local Christian clergy from the Charlotte area today delivered a petition … Read More »

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UPDATE: Lowe’s In Hot Water Over Pulling Ads From TLC’s ‘All-American Muslim’

By | Monday December 12, 2011 @ 8:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATE, MONDAY AM: The backlash against hardware store giant Lowe’s over its decision to pull ads from TLC’s reality series All-American Muslim continues. California State Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, on Sunday sent a letter to Lowe’s CEO Robert A. Niblock, calling the company’s decision “un-American” and “naked religious bigotry,” and threatened legislative action if Lowe’s doesn’t apologize to Muslims and reinstate its ads, according to the AP.

In turn, Lowe’s issued a statement apologizing for having “managed to make some people very unhappy.” “Individuals and groups have strong political and societal views on this topic, and this program became a lightning rod for many of those views,” Lowe’s said. “As a result we did pull our advertising on this program. We believe it is best to respectfully defer to communities, individuals and groups to discuss and consider such issues of importance.” Read More »

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