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Amaury Nolasco, Ben Koldyke, Beth Lacke, John Carapulo, Kacie Lynch, Kate Reinders, Kirstin Eggers, Rebecca Mader, Rochelle Aytes

Cross-dressing Series 'Work It' Canceled by ABC

January 15, 2012 12:01:47

ABC's controversial TV show "" has been pulled out of its schedule after only two episodes. The cross-dressing comedy starring will now be replaced with the repeats of 's "" on Tuesdays at 8.30 P.M.

Last month, "Work It" created a controversy for its content. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) deemed the show offensive to transgender community. ABC Entertainment topper Paul Lee commented on the accusation, "I didn't really get it. I loved Tootsie. I still love Tootsie. I didn't get it. But that's probably me."

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ABC's Cross-Dressing Comedy 'Work It' Draws Controversy

December 19, 2011 08:12:50

"" has received opposition from two groups just weeks away from its premiere. The ABC new comedy was slammed by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) which deem the show offensive to transgender community.

"During a period in which the transgender community now routinely finds itself in the cultural crosshairs, the timing couldn't be worse for a show based on the notion that men dressed as women is inherently funny," GLAAD associate director of entertainment media, Matt Kane, stated.

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