Tag: ABC

'Kill Everyone in China': ABC Apologizes for Off-Color Joke

By Chris Hoenig No, Jimmy Kimmel, you cannot kill an entire country to avoid paying your debts. And, no, suggesting that “as a joke” isn’t funny. ABC has released a statement apologizing for the remark, which came during an Oct. 16 segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live! called “Kids Table” that…

Prudential's New CDO, Plus Toyota Promotes Diversity Leader [Slideshow]

[SlideDeck2 id=23512 ress=1] Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp has been named vice president and chief diversity officer of Prudential Financial, succeeding Emilio Egea, who retired. In her new role, Meyer-Shipp is responsible for leading and directing all diversity-and-inclusion initiatives for the company, and for ensuring ongoing compliance with federal…

Is 'The Bachelor' Racist ABC Sued for Discrimination

By Stacy Straczynski It’s the question that has landed the “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” and its TV network, ABC, in the middle of a racial-discrimination lawsuit, which is reportedly the first lawsuit filed against a reality show. The case: After 10 years and a collective 23 seasons, neither “The…