Leading German broadcaster RTL has released a statement against Hungary’s anti-LGBT law saying it “condemned homophobia”. The company said: “We worry that the bill gravely harms freedom of expression, human rights and basic freedoms.” Major broadcasters HBO, SPI International and A+E Networks have supported RTL’s statement against the law.
An RTL spokesman stated new legislation impacts the company including a need for a new strategy, WTVB reports. Speaking to Reuters, RTL said the new law could offer a basis to ban prime time family favourite shows, such as Friends and Modern family, as they may address theme or subjects of homosexuality. “Based on this, works like ‘Billy Elliott’, ‘Philadelphia’, ‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’, or even some Harry