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American Airlines NOT Pulling '30 Rock' Because of Alec Baldwin

December 13, 2011 (1:46 am) GMT
The NBC comedy show is currently not airing on some AA flights simply because it is part of the company's regular entertainment rotations.
American Airlines NOT Pulling '30 Rock' Because of Alec Baldwin

"" is indeed not airing on some of American Airlines flights, but it has nothing to do with 's hissy fit last week. Clearing up rumor surrounding the removal of the comedy series from its inflight entertainment line-up, a representative to AA said, "At this time, '30 Rock' continues to air on some of our flights, but not others, which is our standard programming procedure."

"NBC routinely rotates programs on and off what is offered on board, and not all programming is the same on every flight," the rep explained. Affirming that this move was not made due to the incident involving Baldwin, the rep added, "All this was in motion months ago, as part of our regular entertain[ment] rotations."

Previously, E! Online reported that American Airlines Flight Attendants Union have inquired into AA's management to get the -created show yanked off the flights following Baldwin's hissy fit on a flight last week. On this matter, the AA rep stated, "There have been some discussions about all this, but I don't know that we can call this a 'formal' request."

Baldwin was booted off an AA flight on Tuesday, December 6 for playing Words with Friends while parked at the gate, so the actor's representative explained. The Jack Donaghy of "30 Rock" later issued a sarcastic apology and took a jab at his removal through his appearance on "" skit.

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