Radio & Television

“Gory and grisly” CTV crime drama needs later time slot, stricter rating, says CBSC

OTTAWA – CTV should have aired an American crime drama program after the Watershed hour of 9:00 pm, and should have given it an 18+ rating, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has found.A viewer in Manitoba complained that 7:00 pm was too early to show a particular episode of Criminal Minds which was broadcast on CTV on March 18, 2009.  CTV, which had rated it 14+, noted that it aired viewer advisories during the broadcast.Criminal Minds is a dramatic program that follows a group of FBI investigators who develop psychological profiles of serial killers in order to help solve crimes. The episode in...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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