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Cutting the Cosby cord

Universities and TV networks top a growing list of Cosby cancellations in wake of sex-assault allegations.

WHO'S CUT the cord with comedian Bill Cosby over the growing allegations that he committed a series of sexual assaults over a number of years? A better question might be: Who hasn't? Here's a quick look at a list that seems to grow every day:

* Colleges: In addition to yesterday's resignation from Temple's Board of Trustees, the Philadelphia native had already stepped down as co-chairman of a fundraising drive at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where Cosby had received his master's and doctorate degrees in education.

Meanwhile, Boston's Berklee College of Music eliminated a scholarship named for the TV funnyman, while High Point University in North Carolina removed Cosby from its advisory board.

* TV productions: In arguably the biggest blow besides parting from Temple, NBC shelved a new comedy show that had been in development for the former star of its iconic 1980s "Cosby Show." Reportedly, work had been underway on a pilot episode of a family sitcom that could have aired next fall.

Meanwhile, Netflix, which had initially scheduled to stream a stand-up comedy performance called "Bill Cosby 77" beginning the night after Thanksgiving, instead postponed the online presentation indefinitely.

* Public appearances: Among the appearances that Cosby nixed as the allegations snowballed have been gigs slated for CBS' "Late Night with David Letterman" and "The Queen Latifah Show." Tennessee's Freed-Hardeman University canceled plans to have Cosby speak at a benefit dinner.

- Will Bunch