Skip to comments.Update #2 -Politically Incorrect Advertisers Contact List
Posted on 09/21/2001 4:33:42 AM PDT by quimby
After Bill Maher's comments on Moday nights "politically incorrect" show, both Sears and Fed Ex have dropped their sposorship of the show. Other sponsors are considering removing their ads. Please list any other sponsors and any contact info.
Here's the quote from Moday nights show::
Bill Mahr: But also, we should -- we have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly.
Let these sponsors know what you think. The above quote is just the straw that broke the camels back. Maher is the coward for having a show format that puts one conservative and three liberal guests which makes the odds 4 to 1 against conservatives.
If you thinks this is about this one statement, please check out some of his previous statements here:
ABC's Vile Bill Maher Calls U.S. Military Cowardly & hijackers warriors!
Most distasteful monologue in the history of American television
Some have tried to frame this as a free speech issue. Not at all. Lets set him free to speak on some street corner.
Ford Motor Company
Thanks to Rocky for the above links.
More advertisers from Wed. nites show:
Mervyns Department Stores
Sprint Long Distance
Other contact info:
The shows production company number is 323-575-5000.
New links from last nites show: These are the sponsors I saw on "Politically Incorrect" in the last couple of days. The websites are the best pages I could find--you probably can improve on mine.
Post Cereals (Kraft Foods)
why not express your diverse opinions to ABC? E-mail:
500 S. Buena Vista St. Burbank, CA 91521
Credit to AJAY for above contacts
Also, check out this new website with more advertiser contacts:
Please add any contact info here.
Keeping this "issue" going is a waste of time, a distraction from productive support from the valid war effort and relief of the families of the victimes.
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Occasionally, a GM commercial appears during a controversial program. We are concerned about these instances and make every attempt to avoid them. We review advertising spots on a case by case basis and have recently decided to withdraw advertising from this show.
Boy am I dumb. Another victory ! Cross chevy off the list ! Thanks again for the post.
At least 6 more affiliates dropped maher just today. Keep freeping them and the advertisers.
Thank you for your letter regarding the recent Politically Incorrect show, during which General Motors products were advertised. We appreciate your interest in GM, and we are sorry you were offended by the program you viewed.
GM rarely sponsors any particular television programs. We prefer to buy air time on a broad variety of popular programs, which reach a complete spectrum of American automobile buyers. Please be assured, however, the content of television programming carrying GM commercials is not indicative of the views of General Motors.
Television advertising time is scheduled months in advance of the actual broadcast date, well before program content has been established. Occasionally, a GM commercial appears during a controversial program, which offends some people. We are concerned about these instances and make every attempt to avoid them.
We strive to establish goodwill at all times, and we will continue to look for ways of displaying our products in the homes of the American public in a non-offensive manner. In view of the nature of your concerns, we are forwarding your comments to our Advertising Department.
We appreciate hearing your opinions.
If you require any further assistance, please feel free to contact us by internet correspondence at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center, at 1-800-222-1020, Monday through Friday 8am to 11pm, EST.
Thank you again for contacting Chevrolet.>br> Sincerely,
Customer Relationship Manager
GM Internet Response Center
Original message follows:
------------------------- That's BS , and you know it. If a major player TELLS ABC or any other network NOT to advertise your product on a specific program, it will happen. This attitude is what causes boycotts. Is This piece of pond scum worth that?
----- Original Message ----
From: "Chevy FAQ"
Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 4:46 AM
Subject: Re: Talk to Chevy - Product Suggestion (Pick One)
> Dear Mr. xxxxxx,
> > Thank you for your Internet communication with Chevrolet.
> > General Motors and Chevrolet has contractual agreements to advertise on major networks to show our > products. However, we are not responsible for the contents produced on television programs that our > commercials are presented on. We suggest that you visit the ABC network web site at www.abc.com and > post your comments about the statement made by Mr. Maher.
> > Sincerely,
> > Johnnie L. Dorsey Jr.
> Customer Relationship Manager
> GM Internet Response Center
> > > > > > Original message follows:
> ------------------------- > > ------------------------------------------------------------ > Type of Vehicle : Pick One
> Requester Name :
> > Phone Number ::
> > Comments :
> > If you want to continue to sell me your product, lose the asshole Bill Maher. BTW we own 2 > suburbans, one Cavalier, and a 57 Chevy project truck, besides a 75 Chevy knock-around truck.
> However Chrysler makes some good products nowadays
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