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Will Muslim sitcom "Chad" air later this year as report claims, possibly promoting Islamist propaganda and influencing elections? Answer could depend on whether you send email to TBS, AT&T and WarnerMedia Group officials.


Deadline.com published a January 2020 news report titled:  ‘Chad’: Nasim Pedrad Discusses Creating a Middle Eastern Character That Wasn’t Fighting ’24’s Jack Bauer – TCA.  This implies, like other reports have, that this show will likely promote the anti-Islamophobia false narrative and Islamist propaganda.  The Deadline.com article states in part: “The show, which airs later this year (2020), was handed a ten-part order in May 2019, after having previously been developed and piloted at Fox and 20th Century Fox TV four years ago.” 

Fox cancelled production of "Chad An American Boy" in August 2016 after Florida Family Association launched email campaigns that urged the company to drop the show.  Florida Family Association reported on February 12, 2019 that TBS picked up the show “Chad: An American Boy” after Fox had dropped it.”  

TBS appears to be using the program name “Chad” without the original words "An American Boy."  But that does not mean TBS will not use the full title in production.  Florida Family Association reported in 2016 that "Chad: An American Boy" has an "All-American Muslim" ring to it.  Florida Family Association influenced enough (101 out of 112) companies in 2012 to stop advertising on the show called “All-American Muslim” that The Learning Channel (TLC) cancelled the show.  The TLC show used propaganda to try to brand Islam as “All-American”.  Chad, with the words “An American Boy,” is likely attempting to accomplish the same propaganda purpose.

AT&T owns WarnerMedia Group.  WarnerMedia Group owns TBS. 

Why is it taking so long for TBS to produce ten episodes of this Muslim sitcom?  Could the thousands of emails that people have already sent to encourage TBS and parent company AT&T officials to drop the show be working? 

Or is the release of Chad allegedly planned for later this year intended to time leftist pro-illegal immigration propaganda with the 2020 presidential election.  The Daily Beast reports TBS Muslim sitcom, Chad, is "anti-Trump" thus adding to concerns regarding its likely anti-Islamophobia propaganda.  The Daily Beast reported on September 26, 2019:  The Big Wave of Pro-Immigrant TV Sitcoms Taking On Trump.  One of the shows the article reports about is TBS’s new Muslim sitcom titled Chad that has not yet aired.

The overwhelming number of Muslim families in America have an adult male as head of the household not a 14 year old boy. That makes it likely that the TBS sitcom Chad will not depict in any remotely realistic manner the way women are treated in observant Muslim homes.

One would think that the Muslim community would be troubled by the show Chad because a female actress plays the male lead role in a Muslim household. 

Florida Family Association will carefully review TBS’s new show Chad when it airs and respond if the show pushes any anti Islamophobia propaganda.

Until the show airs Florida Family Association urges you to send emails to express concern to AT&T, WarnerMedia and TBS officials regarding any anti Islamophobia narrative in the show Chad.

Click here to send your email to AT&T and WarnerMedia officials(For Gmail, Yahoo and other email clients that require comma separation of addresses.)  YAHOO works best in Yahoo Mobile App, not so well with internet browser.

Click here to send your email to the AT&T and WarnerMedia officials.  (For Outlook and other email clients that require semicolon separation of addresses.)

This email will open in your email browser because AT&T and WarnerMedia officials are blocking normal form emails sent through the Florida Family Association email server.  If the above link does not open in your email browser or if the email is returned to you please prepare an email using the suggested subject line, content and email addresses provided below. Please feel free to change the wording.

Suggested subject line:

Many people will encourage advertisers to drop Chad if it promotes Islamist false narrative.

Suggested content:

The overwhelming number of Muslim families in America have an adult male as head of the household not a 14 year old boy.   That makes it likely that the TBS sitcom Chad will not depict in any remotely realistic manner the way women are treated in observant Muslim homes.   I will support efforts to influence advertisers not to support the show Chad if it pushes any part of the leftist and Islamist anti Islamophobia false narrative.

Email String separated by commas

randall.stephenson@att.com,
erin.mcgrath@att.com,
john.stankey@att.com,
brett.weitz@turner.com,
john.stankey@warnermediagroup.com,
keith.cocozza@warnermediagroup.com,

Email String separated by semicolons

randall.stephenson@att.com;
erin.mcgrath@att.com;
john.stankey@att.com;
brett.weitz@turner.com;
john.stankey@warnermediagroup.com;
keith.cocozza@warnermediagroup.com;

Contact information:

AT&T (owns WarnerMedia)

AT&T
208 S. Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75202-4206

Randall Stephenson, CEO
randall.stephenson@att.com

Erin McGrath, Corporate Communications
erin.mcgrath@att.com

WarnerMedia

Brett Weitz
General Manager TNT and TBS
brett.weitz@turner.com

Corporate Communications
One Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019-8016
212-484-7347

John Stankey, CEO
WarnerMedia
john.stankey@att.com
john.stankey@warnermediagroup.com

Keith Cocozza
EVP, Corporate Marketing and Communications
keith.cocozza@warnermediagroup.com


Author: ffa   20200309   Category: Islamophobia  FFA: on
Tags: Chad, TBS
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