Monday, July 16, 2007

Is This Commercial Too Risque for TV?

If you think so, please do enlighten me as to why.

Apparently the folks that head the national offices at both FOX and NBC think it's perfectly fine to advertise prescription drugs for boners that warn of the hazards of having an erection that lasts more than four hours, but anything that suggests putting a condom on that erection is going too far.

NYT: When Trojan introduced the condom commercial last month, it was rejected as national advertising by both CBS and Fox. Fox said it objected to the message that condoms can prevent pregnancy, while CBS said it was not “appropriate ...