Last December, The Learning Channel (TLC) was at the center of controversy when its program, All American Muslim, saw the loss of one of its sponsors – Lowe’s – due to its Islamic content. We reported on the radical background of one of the Imams featured in the program, Husham Al-Hussainy. The show has now been cancelled altogether.
Via the AP:
A TLC network reality television show about Muslim families living in the Detroit area is ending after one season.
TLC spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said Wednesday the “All-American Muslim” series won’t be back. Its eight-episode run ended in January.
“All-American Muslim” attracted attention when a conservative Christian group called for an advertiser boycott. At least two companies announced they were pulling ads. TLC says the protest caused a backlash in which new advertisers signed on.
Here is audio of Al-Hussainy during a 2007 interview with Sean Hannity: