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When the site followed up on the status of the ad on Friday, January 22nd, they were told by CBS that “the spot hadn’t been officially approved yet" by network standards, and that "all the Super Bowl spots were sold out.” SLIDESHOW: Click here to see famous banned Super Bowl ads.
“Man Crunch requested the spot get reviewed anyway just in case another advertiser drops out and a spot becomes available, as often happens, and CBS agreed,” added the site’s rep.
Suddenly, the two begin making out, much to the shock of a guy sitting close by.
According to a rep for the dating site, which operates under the slogan “Where Many Many Many Men Come Out to Play,” the ad was submitted on Monday, January 18th.
On the heels of the network's decision that advocacy ads are acceptable, Man Crunch says CBS has not rejected its ad — which includes two male football fans making out.
Earlier this week, the network was criticized by women's groups for approving a pro-life ad featuring college quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother.
CBS has rejected an ad from gay dating site Mancrunch.com, telling the site that the ad "is not within the Network's Broadcast Standards for Super Bowl Sunday," James Hibberd reports at The Live Feed.
Some Trump supporters are calling for boycotts of major American companies following Super Bowl ads that were seen as political rebukes to the president.
In particular, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Airbnb, Audi and 84 Lumber were targeted as having an alleged left-wing, anti-Trump agenda.
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“We still have a lot of ads we have yet to review.” Man Crunch’s submission is not the only controversial ad CBS has had to review this year.