75 ORGANIZATIONS ASKED TO JOIN SHOWTIME BOYCOTT

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... [Read more...]

BOYCOTT OF SHOWTIME LAUNCHED

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 director,... [Read more...]

SHOWTIME JUSTIFIES CATHOLIC BASHING

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,... [Read more...]

VARIETY AD MAKES APPEAL TO VIACOM’S SUMNER REDSTONE

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... [Read more...]

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