Well, this is certainly a first–or at least the first we’ve ever heard of such. These days, folks will start a petition for any AND everything. Usually, they revolve around pulling TV shows down or starting grassroots movements for different causes. But apparently, some Gladiator Suit fanatics want their voices heard. A petition has been created to pick up more episodes of Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Scandal’. What’s more? They want the show to stop going on some many extended hiatuses.
The petition, created by TR Mason, states:
There are very few TV shows on prime time television written by, much less starring people of color. The broadcast networks have made great strides in recent years by diversifying the faces we see on prime time TV however there is more that can be done. Putting a show like Scandal on repeated hiatus is a surefire way to lose fans and viewers. Gladiators/Scandalistas/Scandalists everywhere have not gotten over our initial shock that there will be no Scandal AGAIN for 3 more weeks. Instead of whining and complaining, we are doing something about it! Shonda Rhimes is NOT the reason there’s another hiatus. It’s the TV execs at Disney/ABC Television Group. Let your voices and displeasure be heard by contacting Anne Sweeney, the President of ABC Entertainment at
Anne Sweeney, President
500 S. Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91521-4551
(818) 560-1000 or
(212) 456-7777 (fax)
Or send her a nice little profanity free email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let her know how unhappy we all are and maybe, just maybe they’ll pick up enough episodes that we Gladiators won’t have to be on hiatus AGAIN against our will. So bombard ABC with your unhappiness by emailing, calling, faxing etc. Mount up Gladiators! Mount up!
ANNE SWEENEY, President – ABC Entertainment
Brian FronsSTOP PUTTING SCANDAL ON HIATUS – PICK UP MORE EPISODES
Click here to read, sign or shake your head. P.S. Do you agree w/ their demands?