• Report: #781791
Complaint Review:

The Journal (with Joan Lunden)

  • Submitted: Tue, September 27, 2011
  • Updated: Tue, September 27, 2011

  • Reported By: Dr. W. — Boca Raton Florida USA
The Journal (with Joan Lunden)
10 Fairway Drive, Suite 150 Internet United States of America

The Journal (with Joan Lunden) American Artists Television, American Review TV, Business Break TV, Business Trends, Eco Planet TV, Event Media TV, Evergreen Entertainment, Family Television Studios, Food For Thought TV, Giving Back --- FAKE PBS TV SHOW - DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME! Internet

REBUTTAL BOX™ | Respond to this Report! | Consumer Comment

What's this?
Corporate Advocacy Program

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

Set the record straight:
Arbitration Program

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

Tina Rodrick or Mark Allen will call saying that they are a "Lead Producer" for a PBS TV show with a famous host such as Joan Lunden.  Joan Lunden has nothing to do with these people, and PBS has put a warning on their website that this is a scam!  They say you'll get publicity on national TV, that you'll get a DVD to use as marketing.  You'll get neither.  Run away from them!  Here is an e-mail I got from PBS about them:
Thank you for contacting PBS.

You are correct- these people are in NO WAY affiliated with PBS.  This is a recurring problem that we have posted a notice about on our website's FAQ's.  They are very careful to mention "public television" or "PBS stations", knowing that most people will assume they are affiliated with PBS.  This is not the case.  We have absolutely no connection to these people.

PBS wishes to clarify that it is not associated with and does not endorse, distribute programming for, review underwriting for or otherwise have any business relationship with the following production companies: American Artists Television, American Review TV, Business Break TV, Business Trends, Eco Planet TV, Event Media TV, Evergreen Entertainment, Family Television Studios, Food For Thought TV, Giving Back, Global Television Studios, Great America (with Hugh Downs), Healthy Path, Heroes of Hope, Infinity Media Group, Insights, The Journal (with Joan Lunden), Paradigm Media Group, Platinum Group, PMG, PMGTV, Roadshow Productions, United Media Communications Group, Vision Media, Vision Media Television, VM Television, VT Media, VT Media Productions, or World Progress Report (with Joan Lunden). PBS does not oversee the production or distribution of any programs associated with any of these companies.

In addition,  PBS is not a production entity; we do not assist in the direct production of programs. We acquire previously completed programming or enter into production agreements with a variety of independent producers, and we only work with experienced production entities.

Thank you for contacting PBS about this issue. Our lawyers are currently aware of the issue.

PBS Audience Services

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 09/27/2011 07:43 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/the-journal-with-joan-lunden/internet/the-journal-with-joan-lunden-american-artists-television-american-review-tv-business-b-781791. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on The Journal (with Joan Lunden)

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?