PBS Cancels ‘Market Warriors’

PBS Defends Rapid Firing Of Fred Willard

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — PBS President Paula Kerger said Saturday the decision to remove Fred Willard as narrator of the new public TV series “Market Warriors” had to be made quickly. Willard’s lewd conduct arrest last week prompted concern that the “unfortunate circumstances” would distract from the show that debuted last week, Kerger said. […]

Fred Willard Fired From PBS Show

The public television station that produces a show narrated by Fred Willard says it is ending the actor’s work on the series after his arrest on suspicion of a lewd act. Jeanne Hopkins is the spokeswoman for WGBH, the Boston public TV station that produces “Market Warriors.” Hopkins says the station is removing Willard’s narration […]