UK Cartoon Network Mistakenly Airs Bookmaker Ad
The Cartoon Network made a huge faux pas recently when it mistakenly aired an ad for UK bookmaker Coral during a broadcast on the children’s television channel despite strict rules that govern the airing of gambling ads on television.
The controversial advertising ended up being aired on Turner Broadcasting’s Boomerang channel along with the Cartoon Network, sparking outrage as the broadcast code strictly forbids the marketing of gambling ‘in or next to programs commissioned for, principally fond of, or more likely to appeal particularly to audiences underneath the age sixt car rental reviews of 18 years,’ therefore heads had been positively tumbling whenever the broadcast clearly broke these rules.
The station may have possibly been forgiven for their ‘serious breach’ associated with rules had the advertisement aired just once, but the advertising was broadcast nine times on a Saturday morning back in May of this year, which is primetime viewing for young ones kick-starting some cartoon antics to their weekend.
The Advertising Standards Agency says that Turner Broadcasting has ‘apologized unreservedly’ for the hiccup, and has now explained that the ad was broadcast, repeatedly, in error.
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