ABC Mulls Yanking 9/11 Miniseries, Says Variety
Posted on Sep 8, 2006
Under growing pressure from politicians, bloggers, pundits and letter-writing concerned citizens, ABC/Disney is considering pulling its historically flawed Sept. 11 miniseries “The Path to 9/11,” according to Variety. Go, net roots!Scholastic withdraws support, won’t distribute movie materials to schools
The Senate leadership threatens Disney with legal sanctions
Watch conservative pundit Bill Bennett denounce the film
Watch a conservative 9/11 book author slam the miniseries’ inaccuracies, too
“The Path to 9/11” is looking a lot like “The Reagans, Part II.”
Bill Clinton loyalists are demanding wholesale changes to the upcoming miniseries—and while ABC is making some snips, the alterations, insiders say, may not please the Dems.
But a bombshell decision may happen anyway: Sources close to the project say the network, which has been in a media maelstrom over the pic, is mulling the idea of yanking the mini altogether.