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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.
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A rep for the network tells Pop Tarts that Man Crunch.com's "Playing for the Same Team," an ad featuring two men kissing, failed to meet CBS' broadcasting standards.This week, the NFL rejected an advertisement from a veterans group that would have run during this year’s Super Bowl program.While the ad was a simple plea for donations to the American Veterans organization, the controversy arose from the hashtag the group used to publicize its fundraising drive: #Please Stand.It seems that every year some spots are banned from the Super Bowl.But this year, CBS and the Super Bowl – which drew more than 95 million viewers in 2009 – is kicking up major political dust by allowing an anti-abortion advocacy ad in the national broadcast, nixing a spot for a gay dating service, and barring a spot featuring an effeminate ex-football player who follows his dreams as Lola, the lingerie designer.Man Crunch officials said they believe CBS has no intention of airing a commercial for their gay dating service, "but do not want to officially ‘reject’ the spot out of fear there may be a backlash from gay advocacy groups.” However, a representative from the network told Pop Tarts that advertising spots were still open, and was unsure where that comment originated.“The ad is still under review, the process takes a little while,” a rep from CBS said."The Women’s Media Center and organizations dedicated to reproductive rights, tolerance, and social justice, are urging the network to immediately cancel this ad.” CBS is reportedly standing by their decision, and producers said they would consider accepting any other "responsibly produced" advocacy ads for broadcast.Hollie Mc Kay has been a Fox staff reporter since 2007.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.