ABC considered cutting the comedy’s Season 2 episode order as quasi-punishment for Galvin’s incendiary Vulture interview, in which the gay actor accused Eric Stonestreet of “playing a caricature … of a stereotype” as Modern Family‘s Cam. He also lashed out at Arrow‘s Colton Haynes, referring to the actor’s recent coming-out interview as “f—ing p–y bulls–t”.
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As the controversy raged, the specter of a reduced episode order arose at ABC, according to one source. An executive producer who had spent four years getting the series on the air was “begging the network not to take action,” says this source.
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the survival status of The Real O’Neals…