"We are always open to working with a client on alternative submissions." The commercial showed two men kissing while watching a football game.
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An ad for a gay dating Web site will not air during the Super Bowl.
CBS rejected the request for the ad, stating it was "not within the network's broadcast standards for Super Bowl Sunday." "After reviewing the ad, which is entirely commercial in nature, our standards and practices department decided not to accept this particular spot," CBS spokeswoman Shannon Jacobs said.
"We are alwaysopen to working with a client on alternative submissions."One executive close to the network said CBS's sales departmentalso had issues with Man Crunch's credit worthiness.
Man Crunch press reps were not immediately available at timeof writing.
“If the ad doesn’t air on the Super Bowl, it will air on another network.They can't even get their homepage to display properly on the most popular browser, Internet Explorer 8 (it is missing the button so you can search and "See Your Matches").Update: I just realized due to this story that Man is related to Established Dominic Friesen felt this was not true and that there were being discriminated against.My take on this, is that Man just wanted to create something that would be rejected by CBS so they could cry discrimination.CBS is saying no to a company offering to pay it .5million for a spot to promote gay dating Website Man Crunch.