Friday night high school football trumps ‘Hamilton’s America’ doc on GPB

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (L-R) Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Lin-Manuel Miranda's final performance of "Hamilton" on Broadway at Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 9, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (L-R) Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Lin-Manuel Miranda's final performance of "Hamilton" on Broadway at Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

This was posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlanta “Hamilton” fans were outraged that Georgia Public Broadcasting was airing high school football tonight instead of a documentary about the runaway hit Broadway musical.

Why? GPB is contractually obligated to air football.

It chose to live stream it online at http://www.gpb.org/hamilton as an alternative.

GPB will air “Hamilton America” at 8 p.m. on Monday, then repeating at 9:30 p.m.

Here are a sampling of Twitter complaints:


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