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Friday, January 29, 2010

CBS Says No To Gay Dating Site's Request To Air Ad During Super Bowl

In the wake of controversy over CBS's agreement to air the anti-abortion ad featuring Tim Tebow and his mother during the Super Bowl, the network has refused the request of gay dating site ManCrunch.com to air its ad. Although CBS says it has "relaxed" its policy regarding advocacy ads, it told the site that the spot was not within the Network's Broadcast Standards for Super Bowl Sunday" and that the sales department could not verify that the site could guarantee payment for the cost of the ad.

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