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Hallmark Channel Pulls Same Sex Ad, Backlash Inspires BoycottHallmark Protest

7 monthes ago   |   By Screen Rant

The Hallmark Channel recently pulled commercials featuring a same-sex couple kissing at their wedding which has caused a backlash from viewers as well as a BoycottHallmark protest online. The Hallmark Channel is best known for producing a whole slew of new Christmas movies every year, featuring well-known actresses like Fuller House star Candace Cameron Bure and Mean Girls ' Lacey Chabert. Each holiday season, movies from The Hallmark Channel seem to get more and more popular, even though the channel has received flack for producing generic films which often have similar plots and...
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In reversal, Hallmark will reinstate same-sex marriage ads

In reversal, Hallmark will reinstate same-sex marriage ads

7 monthes ago   |   By Wood TV

NEW YORK - The Hallmark Channel, reversing what it called a “wrong decision,” said Sunday it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled following a complaint from a conservative group.
The earlier decision by Crown Media, Hallmark's parent company, to pull several ads for the wedding planning site Zola featuring two brides kissing at the altar had caused a storm of protest on social media. Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and William Shatner criticized the move and the hashtag BoycottHallmark was trending on Twitter at one point.
“The Crown Media team has been...
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Hallmark Reinstates LGBTQ Advertisements, Apologizes For “Wrong Decision”; GLAAD Responds

7 monthes ago   |   By Deadline

Tis the season for tolerance. The Hallmark Channel has reinstated LGBTQ-inclusive advertisements for the wedding planning and registry company Zola.com, after they decided to pull them from their network due to complaints from the conservative group One Million Moms. There were six commercials for Zola.com that began airing on Hallmark on December 2 and one...
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Hallmark to Reinstate Ads Featuring Same-Sex Wedding, CEO Apologizes

7 monthes ago   |   By TV Line

After a day of controversy, Hallmark Channel is reversing its decision to remove ads that featured a same-sex wedding, and its parent company's CEO has apologized. Calling the choice to remove the ads “the wrong decision,” Hallmark Cards president and CEO Mike Perry said in a statement on Sunday that “we are truly sorry for...
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Hallmark Channel draws criticism after pulling same-sex wedding ads

7 monthes ago   |   By Newsday

Celebrities including William Shatner, Ellen DeGeneres assail network for pulling commercial featuring two brides kissing at the altar.
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Hallmark Channel Vows to 'Reinstate' Same-Sex Wedding Ads, Apologizes for 'Wrong Decision'

7 monthes ago   |   By Celebrity Babies

The Hallmark Channel is walking back on its decision to pull multiple commercials featuring same-sex couples kissing at their weddings.
“The Crown Media team has been agonizing over this decision as we've seen the hurt it has unintentionally caused. Said simply, they believe this was the wrong decision,” said Mike Perry, President and CEO, Hallmark Cards, Inc., in a statement obtained by PEOPLE on Sunday evening.
“Our mission is rooted in helping all people connect, celebrate traditions, and be inspired to capture meaningful moments in their lives. Anything that detracts from this purpose...
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