Sassy, yes. Sexy, no. Disney has pulled a redesign of “Brave” character Merida after facing backlash over the “sexy” makeover.
Disney had put up the new version of Merida for her “coronation” as a Disney princess on May 11. The new Merida looked thinner, had a fuller bust, and was wearing eye makeup. Her signature wild red curls were tamer, and she sported a sash instead of a bow and arrows.
The… Continue reading Disney Pulls Redesigned Princess Merida After Backlash
FOX has decided to pull new episodes of Family Guy and American Dad, which were scheduled to air Sunday, in light of yesterday’s tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
It is understood that the network decided not to air the episodes, titled “Jesus, Mary and Joseph!” and “Minstrel Krampus,” to avoid running potentially sensitive content.
Yesterday, Syfy made a similar move when it pulled a new episode of… Continue reading Fox pulls new episodes of ‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad’ after shooting
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A TLC reality show offering a positive portrayal of Muslim life has come under protest and at least one advertiser has pulled its support.
Hardware store giant Lowe’s has yanked ads from the series after the Florida Family Association encouraged members to email the program’s advertisers.
“The show profiles only Muslims that appear to be ordinary folks while excluding many Islamic believers… Continue reading Lowe’s pulls ads from ‘All-American Muslim’ after ‘ordinary’ portrayal protested
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ABC is pulling comedy Man Up from its primetime schedule. Instead, the network will plug in repeats of the show’s lead in, Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing.
The Tuesday comedy most recently delivered a decent 8.8 million viewers, but only a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49 (plus it shed 40 percent of its Last Man lead in). ABC… Continue reading ABC pulls ‘Man Up’ from schedule
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
While many in the industry (including ComingSoon.net’s Weekend Warrior) thought that DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots had a chance at pulling a threepeat, both new… Continue reading Immortals Pulls Off a Godly Box Office Victory