Skip to comments.Has anyone received a reply from CBS yet? Or from a Letterman sponsor?
Posted on 06/12/2009 6:07:58 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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Got one back from Mars.
In response to your email regarding MARS SNACKFOOD US. We are writing in response to your recent communication which objects to the placement of advertising on David Letterman. We appreciate your concern and thank you for taking the time to contact us. While we do not “sponsor” television shows, we do contract for commercial time months in advance for those programs which we feel effectively reach our consumers. As a matter of policy we make every effort to avoid programs containing exploitative examples of ethnic, racial, religious or sexual stereotyping. We apologize if we were unsuccessful in this instance, and we will share your comments with our advertising agencies. Our loyal consumers are very important to us, and we thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. Have a great day! Your Friends at Mars Snackfood US MM/HERNLIND010961364A Please do NOT reply to this email. If you would like to respond to this message, click on the link below. http://www.econsumeraffairs.com/mars/ContactUsFollowUp.htm?F1=010961364A&F2=MARSC
Thank you for sharing. Nothing yet on my end.
I got the same exact letter.
The nappy headed faggot?
Yes, from Mars.
Nothing from See BS. I would be surprised if I had.
Right - me either.
I got the same one as TexasBeth in post #2. (MARS)
I had a very specific reason for contacting them as I am one of their subscribers and volunteered to pull my membership -- instantly.
Best Western site was incorrect info and I've not attempted to get the correct one as I really do NOT utilize their businesses.
Good for you!!!
I got the same one from Mars.
Good. Nice reply, and we know they heard from at least a handful of us. I bet they tell their advertising team to avoid advertising on Letterman again. I hope they also contact CBS.
I did contact Best Western and did get a response. Sort of along the line of “Don’t blame us the media buyers did it.” But they responded because my husband and I travel and we had previously stayed several nights at their hotels.
Mars did respond to me with the form letter.
The Olive Garden has not responded to me as yet.
I got a reply from “On the Border” restaurants - just acknowledging receipt and passing on to the marketing dept.
Not one word.
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Thank you for the info!
Not at all.
Right - they either did or are going to extend him.
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