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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Ofcom Investigating Ads With Double Meaning For New Reality Show After It Receives Complaints

The Guardian reports that Ofcom is investigating complaints that Channel 5 aired questionable ads for its show "Candy Bar Girls," during time periods when children might be watching. The ads for the program, a lesbian reality show, used tag lines such as "Red...hot...lesbians," but showed women at the gym and then much tamer narration such as "What were you expecting?"  Apparently the regulator has received at least ten complaints.

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