Q Television, a
national cable network, has become the second gay-themed
cable channel to elect to run the United Church of Christ's
"Ejector" commercial for free as a public service
announcement. QTN plans to run the UCC's 30-second
spot at least six or seven times a day because of its
positive, LGBT-inclusive message, a QTN spokesperson
comes a week after Logo, a Viacom-owned gay-focused cable
network, rejected the ad, apparently in keeping with its
parent company's policy against political
advertisements. The gay-themed premium cable network
Here TV announced on April 11 that it would run the church's
message indefinitely on its channel.
of Q is very pleased to participate in the airing of
your public service announcement," Frank Hagan, QTN's
general manager and programming director, told the
UCC. "We are a network of inclusiveness, which is the
bottom-line message of your 'Ejector' PSA."
QTN, a 24-hour
network owned wholly by Triangle Multi-Media Limited Inc.
in Burbank, Calif., is available through several cable
systems, including Time-Warner, Cox Communications,
and RCN, among others. (The Advocate)