American Airlines Crashes In-Flight Television, Aim to Scrap 30 Rock From Lineup
In addition to luggage, American Airlines has now added its own sense of humor to the list of shit they're losing.
Last week, Alec Baldwin was kicked off a flight because the actor allegedly refused to turn off his mobile phone while the plane sat idle. He tweeted, "Flight attendant on American reamed me out 4 playing WORDS W FRIENDS while we sat at the gate, not moving #nowonderamericaairisbankrupt."
Baldwin later parodied the fiasco on Saturday Night Live, appearing as American Airlines pilot Steve Rogers during Weekend Update. But the airline isn't laughing. In fact, they're tossing around the idea of nixing 30 Rock from their in-flight lineup.
E! News is reporting that the American Airlines Flight Attendants Union is trying their hardest to keep Baldwin's hit NBC comedy off their plane, thus extending Baldwin's hypothetical AA ban to include his fictional alter ego, Jack Donaghy.
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"No decision has yet been made regarding the sitcom's yanking," E! reports. "Currently, the show does continue to air on some--though not all--of the airline's flights, which is standard programming procedure. For now."
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