Tag Archives: ABC

ABC To Broadcast NYC Pride March 2017

Via press release: NYC Pride announced that WABC-TV will be its official television partner and broadcast the 48th NYC LGBT Pride March on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The NYC Pride March started in 1970 as a civil rights demonstration on the 1-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Today, it is one of the world’s best known LGBT events, with 350 ...

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Hillary +2 In New ABC/WaPo National Poll

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump has plummeted to just a 2-point margin, according to a new national poll out Saturday conducted even before the FBI director said in a letter to Congress that new evidence had been discovered concerning Clinton’s improper use of a personal email server while secretary of state. The ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll, ...

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New ABC/WaPo Poll: Hillary +5 Nationwide

The Washington Post reports: Hillary Clinton maintains a lead over Donald Trump, but lagging interest among some of her supporters poses a potential turnout challenge for Democrats with less than nine weeks before Election Day, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Clinton holds a 46 percent to 41 percent edge over Trump among likely voters, followed by Libertarian ...

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Hillary +8 In New ABC/Washington Post Poll

ABC News reports: Hillary Clinton has advanced among women and consolidated support within her party since her nominating convention, while a difficult few weeks have left Donald Trump still struggling on basic ratings from his temperament to his qualifications for office. She leads him by 8 points in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll. All told, Clinton leads Trump by ...

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New ABC/WaPo Poll: Hillary +12 Points

From the Washington Post: Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail from Scotland this week contending with sweeping unease about his candidacy as a large majority of Americans register their disapproval and see the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee as discriminatory and unqualified, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Following a month of self-­inflicted controversies, the survey shows ...

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ABC Dumps Tony Perkins From Sunday News Show

Zack Ford reports at ThinkProgress: This week, a prominent news agency considered offering a platform to the leader of an anti-LGBT hate group to discuss the Orlando shooting, then quietly dropped him from the show without ever mentioning that it was a bad idea in the first place. On Friday morning, ABC News released a preview of its guest line-up ...

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The Catholic League Can Suck It: ABC/Disney Renews The Real O’Neals Sitcom For Second Season

Remember back in February when Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue launched his campaign against The Real O’Neals with a full-page New York Times ad which compared Dan Savage to David Duke? Remember Donohue’s avalanche of daily tweets calling on advertisers to drop the show? Remember all those OUTRAGED asterisk-laden boycotts threats from One Million Moms? Well, they may now commence ...

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One Million Moms Vs ABC’s Once Upon A Time

Just in via press release: ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” introduced a lesbian couple during this week’s episode which 1MM and parents find completely unnecessary. On the other hand, the producers said the inclusion of homosexuality in a show popular with kids was “important.” Many families watch the program based on beloved children’s fairytales, but unfortunately, ABC has distorted and ...

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ABC – Viva Love [AUDIO]

Vintage Vinyl reports: ABC have recorded a sequel to their classic The Lexicon of Love after 34 years. For the new album Fry brought back composer Anne Dudley, who arranged the strings on the original Lexicon. Dudley has co-written two new songs, The Love Inside The Love and Brighter Than The Sun. Also contributing to the 10 new songs are ...

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Catholic League Demands Disney’s Board Of Directors Act To Cancel ABC’s “Anti-Catholic” The Real O’Neals

The Catholic League today announced the next step in their “campaign to kill” ABC’s The Real O’Neals. Via press release: Today, we are contacting the eleven members of the Disney board of directors asking them to use their influence in cancelling the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals” (ABC is owned by Disney). The show is based on a virulent anti-Catholic, ...

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Catholic League Targets “Anti-Catholic Bigot” Real O’Neals Star Martha Plimpton: ABC, Kill This Show

Via press release from loony tunes Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue: Beginning today, the Catholic League is launching a new campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals.” Our goal is to kill the show. Thus far, we have (a) published a New York Times op-ed page ad against the show (b) implored our members to email Disney-ABC executive Ben ...

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One Million Moms Vs The Real O’Neals

Just in via email from Monica Cole: ABC’s newest sitcom “The Real O’Neals” is described as “just your typical all-American, Catholic, divorcing, disgraced, law breaking, gay family” and continues on to say their family is “a perfect mess.” It is now airing on Tuesday evenings at 8:30/7:30 p.m. CT. “The Real O’Neals” mocks Christianity and insults Catholicism. 1MM recognizes this ...

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Catholic League Compares Dan Savage To David Duke In Full-Page New York Times Attack On Disney-ABC

See the ad below. Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue probably shot every TV in his house last night after Spotlight won the Oscar for best picture. But this morning he’s in the news, literally, with a full-page ad in the New York Times that slams Disney-ABC for next week’s debut of The Real O’Neals, a sitcom loosely based on the ...

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ABC Greenlights LGBT Rights Miniseries

Deadline reports: ABC is reassembling the team of the 2008 movie Milk for another project about the gay rights movement, eight-hour miniseries When We Rise. Milk director Gus Van Sant has joined the mini, written/executive produced by Milk writer Dustin Lance Black and executive produced by the film’s producer Bruce Cohen. The project, which had been in development at ABC ...

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One Million Moms Vs The Muppets

One Million Moms is calling on its supporters to rain down complaints upon ABC and Disney for airing the “perverted” reboot of The Muppets. Monica Cole writes: “It’s sort of an adult Muppet show,” Kermit the Frog said during a promotional video for the show. One ad read, “Finally, a network TV show with full frontal nudity.” Technically, the advertisement ...

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First Look: The Muppets

The Nerdist recaps: It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the light, it’s time to get unbelievably excited for The Muppets triumphant return to television! The fall of 2015 will see the return of Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the rest of the gang in a new Muppets series coming to ABC. In the trailer – that ...

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Tony Perkins Vs The Real O’Neals

“What does an X-rated gay sex columnist have in common with Walt Disney? Nothing. And that’s exactly the problem. Most Americans have probably never heard of Dan Savage, but unfortunately, that’s all about to change this fall. Despite massive outcry — thousands of phone calls, emails, and petition signers — Disney’s ABC is taking its LGBT activism to new lows ...

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George Stephanopoulos Pulls Out Of GOP Debate Over Clinton Foundation Donations

Via Politico: George Stephanopoulos says he should not have donated money to the Clinton Foundation and that he will not moderate the ABC News-sponsored Republican primary debate in February after failing to disclose those contributions. In an interview with the On Media blog on Thursday, Stephanopoulos said that while he made the donations “for the best reasons,” he now realizes ...

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ABC Picks Up Dan Savage Series

All that foot-stomping by One Million Moms and the rest of Teabagistan was for naught, as ABC has ordered the first season of The Real O’Neals. Via Deadline: Along with the six drama series pickups, ABC has ordered its first new comedy series for next season: single-camera The Muppets, from The Big Bang Theory co-creator Bill Prady & Bob Kushell; ...

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One Million Moms Vs Disney-ABC

Just in via press release: Dear Joe, If you didn’t know who Dan Savage is until today, it’s probably a good thing. But right now we need you to familiarize yourselves with one of the cruelest, most vile political activists in America. Why? Because ABC and Disney announced their plans to air a sitcom Dan Savage developed loosely based on ...

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