The Repulsive Uproar Over a Muslim Reality Show

Adam Rose

The Aoude Family on TLC's show All American Muslim.

Every once in a while, TV critics get to take a break from writing Glee recaps and put their pens to work on some good, old-fashioned righteous indignation. Time’s James Poniewozik seizes the opportunity to condemn Lowes for pulling its advertising from an upbeat reality show on TLC about American Muslims. The central complaint from the show’s critics is that it’s “propaganda” that ignores the dangers of radical Islam. “Right: because a decade of news reports, eight seasons of 24 and constant political grandstanding have done a bang-up job of utterly ignoring Islamic extremists.” For an exhaustive (and outraged) debunking of the show’s antagonists, click below.