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** Considering the controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network treats the show is not that surprising. ''700'' also airs on Creator/{{TBN}} and local religious TV stations, but CBN refuses to terminate the contract much to the chagrin of Disney.

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** Considering the controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network treats the show is not that surprising. ''700'' also airs on Creator/{{TBN}} and local religious TV stations, but CBN refuses to terminate the contract much to the chagrin of Disney.


* ContractualObligationProject: The only reason why Creator/{{Freeform}} airs the show at all is due to the contract when Creator/{{Disney}} bought the network from Fox, thanks to some people not looking it over all the way.
** Freeform gives the show zero promotion, and it's aired in times when their normal demographic wouldn't be watching. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 3:00am graveyard slot. The network demonstrates that they're clearly not happy about it, putting up sarcastic warnings both before and after each airing since the mid-2010s, and not even bothering to put their branding on the show during the airings. The show itself probably isn't all that happy about their "home" either, given how sexualized and non-traditional the channel became since the purchase.
** Considering the controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network treats the show is not that surprising. ''700'' also airs on Creator/{{TBN}} and local religious TV stations, but CBN refuses to terminate the contract much to the chagrin of Disney.
** Disney has tried to use their limitless cash funds to make Robertson go away, but apparently he's refused any and all offers, despite his show being now available through online means in addition to broadcast syndication.



* ExecutiveMeddling: The only reason why Creator/{{Freeform}} airs the show at all is due to the contract when Creator/{{Disney}} purchased the network, thanks to some people not looking it over all the way. Given that they air the show in times when their normal demographic wouldn't be watching, Freeform puts up sarcastic warnings both before and after each airing, and doesn't even put their branding on the show during the airings, demonstrating that they're clearly not happy about it. The show itself probably isn't all that happy about their "home" either, given how sexualized and non-traditional the channel has become.
** Hell, Disney has tried to use their limitless cash funds to make Robertson go away, but apparently he's refused any and all offers, despite his show being now available through online means in addition to broadcast syndication.
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 3:00am graveyard slot, by giving it several ContentWarnings as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on Creator/{{TBN}} and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.


** In January 2021, CBN had a twelve hour Sunday telethon that started at noon and ended at midnight. Freeform [[https://twitter.com/FreeformTV/status/1355920024570122241 went on Twitter]] to declare the channel was going "off the air" for twelves hours and, without directly mentioning the telethon at all, encouraged their audience to not watch the channel during those twelve hours and to come back at midnight to watch an airing of ''Film/{{Matilda}}''.

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** In January 2021, CBN had a twelve hour Sunday telethon that started at noon and ended at midnight. Freeform [[https://twitter.com/FreeformTV/status/1355920024570122241 went on Twitter]] to declare the channel was going "off the air" for twelves twelve hours and, without directly mentioning the telethon at all, encouraged their audience to not watch the channel during those twelve hours and to come back at midnight to watch an airing of ''Film/{{Matilda}}''.


** In January 2021, ''The 700 Club'' had a twelve hour Sunday telethon that started at noon and ended at midnight. Freeform [[https://twitter.com/FreeformTV/status/1355920024570122241 went on Twitter]] to declare the channel was going "off the air" for twelves hours and, without directly mentioning the telethon at all, encouraged their audience to not watch the channel during those twelve hours and to come back at midnight to watch an airing of ''Film/{{Matilda}}''.
* ExecutiveMeddling: The only reason why Creator/{{Freeform}} airs the show at all is due to contract when Creator/{{Disney}} purchased the network, thanks to some people not looking it over all the way. Given that they air the show in times when their normal demographic wouldn't be watching, puts up sarcastic warnings both before and after each airing, and doesn't even put their branding on the show during the airings, they're clearly not happy about it. The show itself probably isn't all that happy about their "home" either, given how sexualized and non-traditional the channel has become.

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** In January 2021, ''The 700 Club'' CBN had a twelve hour Sunday telethon that started at noon and ended at midnight. Freeform [[https://twitter.com/FreeformTV/status/1355920024570122241 went on Twitter]] to declare the channel was going "off the air" for twelves hours and, without directly mentioning the telethon at all, encouraged their audience to not watch the channel during those twelve hours and to come back at midnight to watch an airing of ''Film/{{Matilda}}''.
* ExecutiveMeddling: The only reason why Creator/{{Freeform}} airs the show at all is due to the contract when Creator/{{Disney}} purchased the network, thanks to some people not looking it over all the way. Given that they air the show in times when their normal demographic wouldn't be watching, Freeform puts up sarcastic warnings both before and after each airing, and doesn't even put their branding on the show during the airings, demonstrating that they're clearly not happy about it. The show itself probably isn't all that happy about their "home" either, given how sexualized and non-traditional the channel has become.



* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 3:00am graveyard slot, by giving it several ContentWarnings as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.
* StreisandEffect: CBN went to great lengths to make sure that Pat's conspiracy theory about "AIDS rings" never saw the light of day. Not only did it cut his comments from the online and cable reruns of ''The 700 Club'', but it used copyright notices to take down copies of the video on [=YouTube=], Vimeo, and [=DailyMotion=]. However, word had spread around the Internet about the comments, and CBN's attempts to censor the video only added to the negative blowback. CBN eventually backed off and allowed videos to be reposted.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 3:00am graveyard slot, by giving it several ContentWarnings as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN Creator/{{TBN}} and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.
* StreisandEffect: CBN went to great lengths to make sure that Pat's a particular conspiracy theory by Pat about "AIDS rings" never saw the light of day. Not only did it cut his comments from the online and cable reruns of that particular episode of ''The 700 Club'', but it used copyright notices to take down copies of the video on [=YouTube=], Vimeo, and [=DailyMotion=]. However, word had spread around the Internet about the comments, and CBN's attempts to censor the video only added to the negative blowback. CBN eventually backed off and allowed videos to be reposted.


** Both Freeform and CBN are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.

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** Both Freeform and CBN are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact contract out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.


** Both companies are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.

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** Both companies Freeform and CBN are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.


* CreatorsApathy: Both companies are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.

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* CreatorsApathy: CreatorsApathy:
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Both companies are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.content.
** In January 2021, ''The 700 Club'' had a twelve hour Sunday telethon that started at noon and ended at midnight. Freeform [[https://twitter.com/FreeformTV/status/1355920024570122241 went on Twitter]] to declare the channel was going "off the air" for twelves hours and, without directly mentioning the telethon at all, encouraged their audience to not watch the channel during those twelve hours and to come back at midnight to watch an airing of ''Film/{{Matilda}}''.

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* CreatorsApathy: Both companies are pretty open about this regarding their partnership. Freeform has stated they don't care whether or not anyone watches it, while Pat Robertson refuses to terminate his contact out of spite for the network's "satanic" content.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 2:00am graveyard slot, by giving it several ContentWarnings as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 2:00am 3:00am graveyard slot, by giving it several ContentWarnings as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They On weekdays, they bury it at a 10:00am morning slot, an 11:00pm night slot, and a 2:00am graveyard slot, give by giving it several ContentWarnings to as an attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is even somewhat {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising and is even somewhat pretty much {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising.surprising and is even somewhat {{Justified| Trope}}. Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, CBN refuses to terminate the contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot and give it several ContentWarnings to viewers to do something more interesting. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and 700's socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising. Pat is well aware that ''700'' airs on TBN and local stations, but refuses to terminate the contract.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot and slot, give it several ContentWarnings to attempt to shoo away Freeform viewers to do something more interesting. from watching the show and they remove all Freeform branding during the program. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and 700's ''700'''s socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising. Pat is well aware Despite the fact that ''700'' airs on TBN and local religious TV stations, but CBN refuses to terminate the contract.contract, much to the chagrin of Disney.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Freeform '''''hates''''' this show. They bury it at an 11:00pm graveyard slot and give it several ContentWarnings to viewers to do something more interesting. Considering the very controversial views presented by Robertson's crew and 700's socially conservative demographic directly clashing with the socially progressive one Freeform aims for, the way the network screws it over is not that surprising. Pat is well aware that ''700'' airs on TBN and local stations, but refuses to terminate the contract.


* TroubledProduction: In the first several years.

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