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Dems Fire Back At GOP Resolution

Earlier today the Republican National Committee approved a resolution calling for GOP presidential candidates to boycott CNN and NBC in 2016 because both networks are working on documentaries about Hillary Clinton.  The Democrats have fired back: “After last year’s electoral losses, the RNC pledged to do a better job reaching out to the voters they had systematically alienated – like …

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Because Hillary Clinton

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REPORT: NBC To Produce New Tina Fey Show Set In Fire Island

Deadline Hollywood reports that NBC has signed a deal for a new Tina Fey-produced show that appears to have its setting in a Fire Island bar. The project, said to be in the vein of Cheers, is a character-driven workplace comedy where a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father finds a new home and family on Fire …

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GOP Warns Networks: Drop Hillary Clinton Documentaries Or We’ll Pull Out Of 2016 Presidential Debates

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has sent letters to CNN and NBC, warning that unless plans for documentaries about Hillary Clinton are dropped, the GOP will not allow its 2016 presidential candidates to participate in televised debates. Here an excerpt from the letter Priebus sent to CNN: I find CNN’s actions disturbing and disappointing. Your credibility as a supposedly …

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Petition Of The Day

The petition has been launched by Truth Wins Out: NBC’s Olympic coverage has long featured myriad human interest pieces, about the athletes competing, and about all aspects of life in the home nation. There is more than enough time in prime time Olympic coverage for hard-hitting pieces exposing the reality of what LGBT people, political dissidents and other minorities face …

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NBC Announces Mini-Series About Hillary

This weekend NBC announced that it has green-lighted a mini-series about Hillary Clinton which will star Diane Lane. NBC announced here on Saturday that it was preparing a four-hour mini-series based on the life of Mrs. Clinton and hoped to broadcast it before any possible formal declaration that she was running. That would avoid the possibility of other candidates demanding …

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NBC Responds To IOC Statement

Yesterday the International Olympic Committee released a statement declaring that it had “received assurances from the highest levels” of the Russian government that athletes and fans would be exempt from arrest under the “homosexual propaganda” law during the Sochi Olympics. Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner reached out to NBC for a statement: “NBCUniversal strongly supports equal rights and the fair treatment for …

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HRC Head Chad Griffin Calls On NBC To Expose Russia’s Anti-Gay Abuses During Telecasts Of The Sochi Olympics

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The Bible II, Electric Boogaloo

NBC has picked up the sequel to the History Channel’s hit mini-series, The Bible. Via press release: “NBC is thrilled to bring this highly-anticipated sequel to Mark and Roma’s ‘The Bible’ to network television,” said Salke. “There was huge interest in this project within the television community and NBC is gratified by Mark’s confidence in our ability to partner with …

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How The Networks Covered DOMA News

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One Million Moms Vs NBC

“Dear Joe, NBC is now airing a Christian bashing program titled Save Me, starring Anne Heche and Michael Landes. The previews alone can make believers sick to their stomachs with the blasphemous content in episodes with names like, WWJD, Born Again, Beth the Prophet and The Book of Beth. Beth, the most unlikely person, attempts to fix everything and mend …

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NBC Cancels The New Normal

Via Hollywood Reporter: The series, like the rest of its Tuesday block, suffered without The Voice, notching a string of lows before the singing competition returned to revitalize the lineup. While its April season finale was penned to serve as a potential series finale, producers said that a second season would have featured the newly married couple raising their newborn …

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NBC Poll: 53% Back Marriage

Here’s yet another poll for the right wing to denounce: Fifty-three percent of respondents favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, which is up 2 points since the NBC/WSJ survey last asked this question in December, though that increase is within the poll’s margin of error. Forty-two percent oppose gay marriage – also up 2 points since late last …

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One Million Moms Vs Biggest Loser

This just in from One Millions Moms spokeshrew Monica Coles. Dear Joe,  NBC’s “Biggest Loser” is back with a twist. The program, now called “The New Biggest Loser Challenge America,” airs on Monday evenings at 8:00/7:00 CT with Season 14’s focus on childhood obesity. This season includes three children from thirteen to sixteen-years-old ambassadors that are competing. Viewers welcomed this …

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NBC Nixed Marriage Ad By Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton recorded a spot in support of Washington state’s Referendum 74 but NBC News prevented its airing because she works for them as a journalist. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: Clinton, a vocal proponent of marriage equality, cut the video for a group supporting the Washington state measure, as well as a second video for another group. But NBC, …

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New Normal Mentions OMM

One Million Moms got mentioned last night by their current protest project, NBC’s The New Normal.

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POLL: 60% Of Latinos Support Marriage

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Headline Of The Day

Boy, I got that one wrong! Upside: Guess who is gonna be super-pissed? Details.

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One Million Moms Vs The New Normal

Right on schedule, via press release: Dear Joe, NBC has begun airing their new show “The New Normal.” To sum it up, this show is about a homosexual couple who hire a surrogate to have their baby. The first episode mocks anyone who disagrees with their sinful lifestyle choice through the character of the grandmother. The script refers to those …

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GLAAD Ranks Gay-Friendly Networks

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