Thursday, January 17, 2019

U.K. REGULATOR WARNS STATIONS ABOUT OBSCENE LANGUAGE

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several of the satellite-distributed digital channels that have sprung up in Britain in recent years have been airing libraries of older television shows, many of which originally were broadcast after 9:00 p.m. — the so-called watershed hour — and airing them earlier in the evening when children are likely to be watching, according to the […]

BRITISH TV REGULATOR WARNS ABOUT SEXY CLOTHES, DANCES

September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

OFCOM, Britain’s TV watchdog, has warned broadcasters about showing “sexualized clothing and dance routines” before the 9:00 p.m. watershed hour, when children are likely to be watching. “It is important to note that in pre-watershed content, OFCOM would not expect to see singers and dancers wearing clothing that does not adequately cover their bodies (in […]

U.K. REGULATOR OFCOM SCORES THE DAILY MAIL

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In an unprecedented ruling on Wednesday, OFCOM, Britain’s television regulator, reprimanded the Daily Mail, which had spearheaded a drive to censure ITV’s The X Factor for a dance routine presented during last December’s season finale. The newspaper had published photos taken during the performance, which featured Rihanna and Christina Aguilera, stating editorially, “Critics called on […]