Online dating commercial rejected gay free dating site 2007
CBS rejected an ad to run during the Super Bowl for a gay dating site called Man Crunch.com, claiming the ad didn't comply with the company's Standards and Practices department.But Digital Journal learned the Man Crunch ad may soon be broadcast elsewhere.However the site is actually owned by Avid Life Media, which reportedly makes around million a year in revenue, through owning and operating a string of other niche-market online dating sites including (for those looking to have affairs), (for women looking for younger men), (for “beautiful” ladies seeking wealthy guys), (for swingers) and Hotor (to rate and meet others). “I am genuinely confused by the 'is it real or not' and 'hoax' tag...this is a true gay dating service, a real commercial, and [we had] genuine intent to air it on the 2010 Super Bowl," Avid Life Media President Noel Biderman told Pop Tarts exclusively.The ad is viewable on the company's Website and shows twomen dressed in football jerseys who brush hands over potato chips beforelunging into an embrace.
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A pro-life ad featuring college football star Tim Tebow (and Focus on Family) will air on CBS during the big game, and the political statement has sparked online petitions calling on CBS network to withdraw it.
Thomas Young, marketing coordinator at Man Crunch.com, told Digital he sees a double standard in allowing the pro-life ad and rejecting the dating site ad.
When the Super Bowl rolls around, expect a frenzy of publicity for advertisements rejected by the hosting broadcast network.
This time, the Web is buzzing with news about an ad for a gay dating site losing favour with CBS.