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Adult content airing in the afternoon needs viewer advisories: CBSC


OTTAWA – A program that contained sex toys and profanity should have contained viewer advisories, but the content was not so adult as to require a late evening broadcast, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled.The CBSC investigated a broadcast of CTRL, a MusiquePlus program on which three young adult hosts present video clips from YouTube or other media-sharing websites and then make humorous commentaries about them.  A viewer complained about an episode that aired on November 11, 2015 from noon to 1:00 PM that contained material she deemed inappropriate for children.The clip that concerned the complainant was a type of...