Radio & Television

Discovery Channel promo violent, but ok for daytime broadcast: CBSC

OTTAWA - The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled that a promotional spot for a reality show airing on Discovery Channel was not too violent for daytime viewing. The CBSC examined a spot promoting The Devils Ride, a reality program about two warring motorcycle gangs in San Diego.  Discovery’s promo, which aired on April 18, 2013 at 1:13 PM ET, consisted of clips from the program edited together to create a fast-paced, chaotic montage.  It included scenes of individual gang members making threatening comments towards the rival gangs, as well as scenes of fist-fighting and a blowtorch being wielded in...