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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Saturday, January 21, 2006

Why Did ABC Cancel "Welcome To The Neighborhood"?

The New York Times has a follow-up piece on the never-aired ABC reality series "Welcome to the Neighborhood" after people in that Austin, Texas neighborhood showed active opposition to some of the participants, who were openly gay. The piece explores the suggestion that Disney, which owns ABC, wanted to secure support for the soon-to-open "Chronicles of Narnia" among evangelical Christians and may pulled the show, using the protests as cover. Read Jacques Sternberg's article here. Read an earlier post on the show here.

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