Thursday, November 22, 2018

NY TIMES: GAY TV CHARACTERS NO LONGER CONTROVERSIAL

May 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Producers of scripted television shows featuring gay characters have told the New York Times that they have been surprised by how little criticism has emerged as a result. In reporting their views, the newspaper commented, “The cultural battlefield of television has changed markedly since the 1990s, when conservative groups and religious figures objected to Ellen […]

PRODUCER WANTS MODERN FAMILY YANKED FROM HULU

August 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite numerous studies indicating that putting TV shows on the Internet does not cannibalize their audience, Modern Family creator-producer Steve Levitan says he thinks it does and has asked Disney-ABC TV Group president Anne Sweeney to yank it off Hulu and ABC.com. As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, Levitan told the Television Critics Association that […]