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75 ORGANIZATIONS ASKED TO JOIN SHOWTIME BOYCOTT

By | May 29th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

The Catholic League has asked 75 Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon and Buddhist organizations to join us in boycotting Showtime.  The boycott is being called because of our dissatisfaction with VIACOM CEO Sumner Redstone’s refusal to condemn the Catholic bashing associated with the Showtime film, “Sister Mary Explains It All.”  It aired Sunday evening. Catholic League [...]

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BOYCOTT OF SHOWTIME LAUNCHED

By | May 23rd, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

In the May 14 edition of Variety, the Catholic League ran a full-page ad requesting VIACOM chief Sumner Redstone to condemn the Catholic-bashing film, “Sister Mary Explains It All”; it is scheduled to air on Showtime on May 27.  We subsequently issued news releases objecting to the movie and to the anti-Catholic comments made by the film’s [...]

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SHOWTIME JUSTIFIES CATHOLIC BASHING

By | May 17th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Matt Blank, Showtime’s CEO, and Marshall Brickman, the director of the May 27 Showtime movie, “Sister Mary Explains It All,” have justified this anti-Catholic film by citing their Jewishness.  The Catholic League has a full-page ad in the current weekly edition of Variety asking the head of Showtime’s parent company, Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone, to publicly condemn the [...]

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VARIETY AD MAKES APPEAL TO VIACOM’S SUMNER REDSTONE

By | May 14th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

The May 14 edition of the weekly Variety carries a full-page ad (p.13) by the Catholic League asking Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone to condemn an upcoming anti-Catholic movie on Showtime; Viacom owns Showtime.  On May 27, Showtime will air a film version of one of the most anti-Catholic plays ever written, “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for [...]

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