Radio & Television

CRTC finds ARTV offside of watershed hour

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has ruled that ARTV did not comply with the “watershed hour clause” when it broadcast an NFB documentary about rape at 7:30 p.m. (Broadcasting Decision 2008-81). The regulator stated it expected ARTV to ensure that in the future all programs it broadcast containing scenes of explicit violence or dealing with other subjects intended for an adult audience were scheduled after 9 p.m., as called for by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Voluntary code regarding violence in television programming. ARTV is required to meet that standard as a condition of its licence. The CRTC said it would...

Our industry and COVID-19

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