03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NBC Expands Ban On Junk Food Ads For Kid's Programming

NBC Universal is expanding a ban on ads promoting unhealthy food from its Qubo block of original children's programming to similar shows on the local stations it owns, putting more pressure on other networks to follow.

The network announced today that 26 owned-and-operated stations of NBC and Telemundo Networks would stop taking the ads effective June 1, 2008.

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