KARK Says No to Book of Daniel; WB 42 Picks up the Program
KARK will not air The book of Daniel. Here's the announcement from KARK.com:
"After careful consideration, watching the program and most importantly listening to our viewers and engaging them in dialogue, we have decided not to air the NBC program The book of Daniel this Friday night. We appreciate hearing from so many of our viewers who expressed their heartfelt opinions on both sides of the issue."
UPDATE: This from a news release from WB-42:
"KWBF, WB 42, announced today it will air "The Book of Daniel" from the
NBC network on Friday night, January 6, 2006 from 8P-10PM.
Equity Broadcasting Corporation, Vice President of Television
Operations, Neal Ardman said: "While we respect NBC's position not to air this
program, we are excited to provide an outlet for viewers here in central
Arkansas to see the program."
"The Book of Daniel" stars Emmy-nominated Aidan Quinn as Reverend
Daniel Webster an unconventional and challenged Episcopalian minister. The
series follows Webster as he struggles with his addiction to
painkillers and attempts to be a good husband and father. Webster's wife, played
by Susanna Thompson, is fighting her own addiction to mid-day martinis.
Both are doing their best to raise their three children, a 23-year-old
gay son who struggles with the loss of his twin brother, a 16-year-old
daughter who pushes her father's buttons and a 16-year-old adopted
Chinese son who has a wicked sense of humor.
KWBF, WB 42 is over the air channel 42 and is on Comcast Channel 9.
The episode of Beauty and the Geek that was originally scheduled for
Friday night at 8 PM will be seen on Saturday at 5 PM."