LOWE'S PULLS ADS. The home-improvement chain Lowe's pulled its advertising from TLC's "All-American Muslim" after an email campaign by the conservative Florida Family Association, which on its website says the show is "propaganda" to promote the network's "agenda to inaccurately portray Muslims in America."Lowe's told The Hollywood Reporter it removed its ads "after hearing the concerns we received through emails, calls, through social media and in news reports." In an email to the association, Lowe's said, "here are certain programs that do not meet Lowe's advertising guidelines, including the show you brought to our attention." A TLC spokeswoman told the Reporter, "There is strong advertising support for the show."
AN 'AMAZING' LIFE. Nancy Lundgren Hoyt, who with her daughter Emily made up the first parent-child team on "The Amazing Race," in season one, died Dec. 8 from Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a death notice in her hometown newspaper, the Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald. She was 56.
PREMIERES. Discovery starts new seasons of "Dirty Jobs" and "Swamp Loggers" tomorrow at 9 and 10 p.m.; making-of special "Storm Chasers: Behind the Storm" is Thursday at 8 . . . John Walsh hosts two-hour special "America's Most Wanted: U.S. Marshals Special Edition" Saturday at 8 p.m. on Fox . . . HGTV's "Celebrity Holiday Homes," Sunday at 8 p.m. showcases seasonal decor of actors Wayne Brady and Alison Sweeney and country singer Jo Dee Messina.
RECAPS. Lisa D'Amato won the first all-star edition of "America's Next Top Model," following the unexplained removal of finalist Angelea Preston and subsequent reshoots. "After production wrapped . . . we learned information that made Angelea ineligible and she was subsequently disqualified from the competition. As a result, new scenes were filmed to address this," The CW said in a statement. "Survivor: South Pacific" sent Edna Ma to Redemption Island, where John Cochran was ousted . . . Rachel Crow is off "The X Factor" and Tony Frys will not be the "Next Great Baker."