Radio & Television

Horror movie ad creepy, but ok before 9 p.m.

OTTAWA – A trailer for a horror movie that aired during a CFL game did not breach any broadcast codes, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined.The CBSC investigated a 30-second spot promoting the theatrical release of the movie Annabelle: Creation that aired on TSN on August 10, 2017 during a Canadian Football League (CFL) game.  The ad aired at approximately 9:30 PM ET which was 7:30 PM in the Mountain time zone.The ad for the film contained images of a creepy-looking doll, a young girl’s wheelchair being pushed by an unseen figure, objects flying around a room, and a nun being...