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Mentadent Oral

Care toothbrush

Broke: Jan. 2, 10:29 p.m. ET

On: Nickelodeon (station break)

Length: 30 seconds

A man and woman talk about Dad's obsession with teeth and how he sent them toothbrushes. An announcer says, "Introducing the Oral Care brush from Mentadent." The man says, "It felt like a thousand little fingers massaging, and tingling my gums."



Broke: Jan. 1, 8:58 a.m.

On: CNN News

Length: 30 seconds

A man and a woman pitch the movie "Congo" on pay-per-view, where you can learn the secret code to win an African safari for two.

Nissan Altima

Broke: Jan. 1, 10:08 a.m.

On: CNN News

Length: 30 seconds

Voice-over introduces the $16,000 BMW, the $16,000 Lexus and the $16,000 Mercedes, only to show empty spots where the cars should be. Cuts to shots of the $16,000 Altima, "an affordably priced luxury car."

Cap'n Crunch


Broke: Jan. 2, 10:56 a.m.

On: Nickelodeon (station break)

Length: 30 seconds

Boy gains confidence to read his story in front of class by eating Crunchberry cereal.

Dollar Rent A Car

Broke: Jan. 1, 8:40 a.m.

On: ESPN SportsCenter

Length: 30 seconds

Man tells his friend about Dollar Rent A Car with shots of the first man golfing.



Broke: Jan. 1, 11:17 a.m.

On: ESPN (Outback Bowl)

Length: 15 seconds

A guy is shown riding a Kawasaki motorcycle while a second man touts the company's Grand Slam Rebate.

Busch beer

Broke: Jan. 1, 11:57 p.m.

On: ESPN SportsCenter

Length: 30 seconds

A man tells of the extremes of Nascar racing and that Busch is its official beer as video of Nascar racing plays.

Source: RTV, a division of Competitive Media Reporting

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