facebook
twitter
search
search

Ad for 'Drawn Together' pulled in NYC

Oct. 17, 2004 at 9:26 AM

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A raunchy ad for U.S. cable's Comedy Central new cartoon show has been removed from New York City subway trains after people complained.

The New York Post reported most of the complaints centered on the ads' overt sexual content.

"It was pulled because of some things that might be construed by some people to be offensive," said Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Tom Kelly.

The ad was for "Drawn Together," which is billed as "TV's first animated reality show." The series depicts cartoon characters having sex, high jinks and frat-house style debauchery while living together before cartoon "cameras," the Post said.

Richard Loomis, the Comedy Central's vice president of advertising and marketing, said making the ads as raunchy as possible was the responsible thing to do, so viewers would know the TV-MA-rated adult cartoon is not for children.

Topics: Tom Kelly
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
'Very aggressive' turkey terrorizes University of Michigan campus
Lawsuit: Meth found at bottom of In-N-Out Burger beverage
Texas man's bullet bounced off armadillo and hit him in the head
Mystery pooper targeting holes of Norwegian golf course
Fisherman on a paddleboard lands 400-pound grouper