TV Land Pulls ‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Reruns As Confederate Flags Fall

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TV Land will pull reruns of “The Dukes Of Hazzard,” a television show that originally aired from 1979 to 1985 and prominently featured the Confederate flag, from its schedule, Entertainment Weekly reported on Wednesday.

A spokesman for TV Land did not say why the network will no longer play reruns of the show, but the decision follows a national debate over the Confederate flag.

Warner Bros. last week said it would no longer license models of the “General Lee,” a car painted with a Confederate flag featured in the television show.

After the deadly shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., numerous companies, including Walmart and Amazon, decided to stop selling products depicting the Confederate flag.

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