Friday, February 09, 2007

Cartoon Network Prez Out After Aqua Teens Hit Boston

Looks like Turner found at least one - and there may be more - to sacrifice after the Aqua Teen ads in Boston prompted a security freakout. The President of the Cartoon Network is out.

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'I feel compelled to step down, effectively immediately, in recognition of the gravity of the situation that occurred under my watch,' Jim Samples said in an e-mail to Cartoon Network employees, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported."

Smart money says more fallout will follow. It's a shame, people, since it was Boston and Boston alone who got wigged out by the ads.

4 comments:

  1. Cinemonkey1:12 AM

    Noble act of sacrifice....
    Has there been any official word from the other cities concerning their response? Surely a "strange box" was reported/called in more than once.

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  2. I bet their stock is up...it is all a game

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  3. Cinemonkey - not one city has reported any problems whatsoever. Only Boston did the freak.

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