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Subway joins exodus of ‘Skins’ advertisers

Sandwich chain Subway Monday became the fifth company to distance itself from MTV’s controversial new series “Skins,” pulling its advertising from the teen show after a campaign by a parents TV watchdog.

A representative for Subway told The Hollywood Reporter the company would not be running its ads on Monday’s second episode of the drama series about misfit teens who dabble in drink, drugs and sex. Get the full story »

Hershey sues Mars over trademarks

Bitter rivals on store shelves in the candy aisle may also duke it out in court.

The Hershey Co. sued Mars Inc. this week. The maker of Hershey’s and Reese’s chocolate candies says the maker of Snickers, M&Ms and Dove candies is mimicking its packaging. Get the full story »