Skip to comments.Letterman's Palin Joke Costs CBS an Advertiser
Posted on 06/15/2009 3:14:35 PM PDT by BraveMan
Embassy Suites, part of the Hilton Hotels Corp., pulled advertising on CBS' site because of complaints, company spokeswoman Kendra Walker told TVGuide.com. The company was not an advertiser on Letterman's show.
"We received lots of e-mails from concerned guests and we assessed that the statement that he made was offensive enough to our guests and prospective guests that we elected to take the ads down," Walker said. She declined to release the cost of the ads.
CBS declined to comment Tuesday.
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Hey, it’s all in good fun, right Dave? No harm, no foul, right?
I know the people at Embassy Suites - done much business with them. - They have their heads on right.
Here are some of David Lettermans sponsors:
Downey (Owned by P&G) http://www.downy.com/en_US/contactus.jsp
Lexus (Owned by Toyota) http://www.lexus.com/contact/
Nissan Motors http://www.nissanusa.com/apps/contactus
bing.com (Owned by Microsoft) https://feedback.discoverbing.com/default.aspx?mkt=en-us&productkey=bingweb&brand=&&locale=en-US&P1=dsathome&P2=&P3=0&P4=&P5=5462F211BC1D4717B52B5B14CB670F99&P6=Needham,%20Massachusetts&P7=Original&P8=&P9=42.285999/-71.233001&P10=24902.0&P11=&P12=&searchtype=Web%20Search&optl1=1&backurl=http://www.bing.com:80/?FORM=FEEDTU&scrx=1
Listerene (Johnson & Johnson) https://www.listerine.com/contact-us.jsp;jsessionid=o9dUC7PE892Iut-YH7ibH32Z1Wk
Old Navy (Owned by The Gap) http://oldnavy.gap.com/customerService/info.do?cid=3332&mlink=5151,1004621,3&clink=1004621
Also if you havent yet filed a complaint at the FCC:
Channel and time: CBS at 11:30 p.m. Monday June 8th (rape joke), Tuesday 9th (prostitute joke)
Money will do it every time.
This is good news. The blatant double standard that the media has shown on this issue deserves a response that can be felt.
Dave took his wife to the Westminster Dog Show and she won best in class in mongrels...JUST A JOKE, DAVE...
I got a response from Olive Garden. If one of you who no how to post here my email and I’ll send it to you.
Also wrote to AT&T but have not heard from them.
I laughed out loud.
I’m staying at a Hampton Inn this coming weekend.
“Last night(?) on Hannity, Ann Coulter said, ‘Have you seen his wife? WHOA!’”
I’m sure it was JUST A JOKE, DAVE...
Good stuff. Hitting them in the pocket book is always the best way to see results.
Thank you bump.
Hurray to Embassy Suites!
This is how we will get Letterman, because most likely CBS will not have the guts to fire him, but if we take away their business, they will have to do something. Remember, CBS like any other big corporation, only cares about money, if they lose money, heads will roll
What’s his name?
JUST A JOKE, DAVE...
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