Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Super Bowl broadcasting network CBS blocked a proposed multi-million dollar commercial from Pornhub.com, an online destination for adult entertainment. The G-rated commercial features a fully-clothed elderly couple sitting on a park bench before the Pornhub logo is revealed towards the end of the web-shortened 20 second spot. The safe-for-work ad was released on YouTube earlier this week. Despite including no sexually-explicit content a CBS spokesperson offered this brief response via email to the website’s proposal: “CBS Television Network Standards do not permit advertising related to pornography. Therefore, we cannot accept your submission.” Pornhub Vice President Corey Price said the commercial was less controversial than many others featured during the Super Bowl in recent years. (a lot of the Go Daddy ads come to mind; so does the Janet Jackson halftime show) “The Super Bowl is the Holy Grail of ad spots and given our website’s huge following in the US, we developed a G-rated...
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