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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Will Ford Stay On?

If you’ve been staying up nights wondering if the Idols will be able to do the Ford commercials this season because of the hard economic times the car companies are going through, you can get a good night’s sleep tonight…

Ford confirmed this week that it will continue to be a sponsor for “American Idol.”

According to TNS Media Intelligence, Ford spent nearly $78 million on its sponsorship last year, and over $328.5 million over the seven seasons.

Because I try to stay away from politics in this blog, I’m going to refrain from commenting on this news in light of the proposed Congressional bailout. I’ll let you guys do that…