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Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019
When the family-friendly Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar, backlash was swift — to say the least.
Within hours, stars like Ellen DeGeneres and William Shatner were tweeting in...
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
The Hallmark Channel's decision to pull, then reinstate a commercial that featured a same-sex couple kissing shows how controversy can generate more publicity than simply ignoring it.
The company also didn't help matters by reversing its decision following the backlash.
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019
The Hallmark Channel will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it pulled from the network, according to a company statement sent Sunday.
An ad for wedding planning site Zola featuring two brides kissing at the altar was pulled following a complaint from the conservative group One...
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar.
The family-friendly network, which is in the midst of its heavily watched holiday programming, removed the ads because the...
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019
The Hallmark Channel cut ties Thursday with favored star Lori Loughlin, a day after her arrest in a college admissions scam put the family-friendly network and extended Hallmark brand in uncomfortable proximity to a national scandal.
"We are saddened by the recent allegations surrounding...
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
Have you heard the one about the girl who didn't care about Christmas but found herself in a small town for the holidays surrounded by decorations, cookies and carolers, and found a new boyfriend and her Christmas spirit by Dec. 25? Hallmark Channel has, and they're airing 22 original movies...
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
The Hallmark Channel may have aired a movie titled “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” last week, but its viewers clearly are.
The holiday season can’t come early enough at Hallmark, where it officially began on Oct. 31. The family-friendly network devotes...