NEW YORK (AP) – A TLC network reality television show about Muslim families living in the Detroit area is ending after one season. TLC spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said Wednesday the “All-American Muslim” series won’t be back. Its eight-episode run ended in January. “All-American Muslim” attracted attention when a conservative Christian group called for an advertiser […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A television show about members of a Muslim community in Michigan is focusing what may be its second-to-last episode almost entirely on the conflicted feelings that its featured participants have about marking anniversaries of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The episode of TLC’s “All-American Muslim” airs Sunday (10 p.m. EST). The […]
Lowe’s said it stands by its statement on Sunday that it pulled its ads from TLC’s All-American Muslim after the show became a “lightning rod for people to voice complaints from a variety of perspectives — political, social and otherwise.”
The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC’s All-American Muslim after a conservative group known as the Florida Family Association complained. Calling the Lowe’s decision “un-American” and “naked religious bigotry,” California State Sen. Ted Lieu called the move “un-American” and “naked religious bigotry,” and said he would consider legislative action if Lowe’s doesn’t apologize to Muslims and reinstate its ads.