Cbs rejects gay dating site
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It’s discriminatory that they won’t show this.”Buchter said the site spent more than $100,000 on the ad and has raised $40 million from investors.“They should call our bluff,” she said.Sports news channels offer round-the-clock coverage of every pregame interview and workout.The NFL’s own cable network runs marathons of past Super Bowl highlights.“If the ad doesn’t air on the Super Bowl, it will air on another network.It’s not like it plays like Adam Lambert [kissing another man on the AMAs].”CBS was rocked by controversy when it accepted a pro-life Super Bowl ad from conservative group Focus on the Family and announced it was relaxing its standards on accepting “advocacy” ads.After reviewing Man Crunch.com's commercial for the Super Bowl, CBS rejected the ad, saying "our standards and practices department decided not to accept this particular spot." Although the Super Bowl network cited financial reasons for the rejection, the gay dating Web site believes there is more to it than their credit status, since they offered to pay cash.
Spokeswoman for Man Crunch Elissa Buchter said it's "straight-up discrimination." The commercial depicts two men watching the Super Bowl, and after brushing hands in a potato chip bowl, partake in a passionate make-out session.
Today, the agencies that produce the ad spots put out press releases and sneak previews of what viewers can expect to see on Sunday, while websites everywhere scramble after the game to post rankings of the best and worst.
It’s all a way of maximizing the value of work that routinely costs millions of dollars to produce.
The site's spokesperson said "We're 100% serious." They spent $100,000 on the ad and raised $40 million from investors, she added.
Super Bowl commercials usually garner more buzz than the actual game, so it should come as no surprise that the talk before this year’s showdown in Miami is all about a pair of controversial ads.
The Super Bowl dominates the list of the most-watched programs in American television history, routinely drawing more than 100 million total viewers — even in the current era, where shows that attract more than 10 million are considered smash hits.