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A large swath of current NBC employees including writers, actors, and producers have signed a letter speaking out against the network’s recent decision to host a town hall with President Trump at the same time as ABC’s town hall with former vice president Biden, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The letter, addressed to NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell, NBCUniversal News Group Chairman Cesar Conde, and Brian Roberts, CEO of NBC parent company, Comcast, doesn’t attack Trump’s politics, but rather states that by airing the town halls at the same time, NBC is “enabling the President’s bad behavior while undercutting the Presidential Debate Commission and doing a disservice to the American public.”

The letter was signed by “This is Us” creator Dan Fogelman and cast members Sterling K. Brown, Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia. TV writer Ryan Murphy, actor and director Ben Stiller, and “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, who signed a production deal with NBCUniversal earlier this year, according to the Hollywood Reporter, signed the letter as well.

A spokesperson for NBCUniversal was not immediately available for comment.

It’s worth noting that the letter does not ask for the event to be canceled, but rather a time change.

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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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