Radio & Television

Horror movie ad okay to be aired before 9 p.m.: CBSC

OTTAWA – Global Television did not err by broadcasting an advertisement for the horror flick SkinWalkers at 8 p.m. on July 26, 2007, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said in a decision released Thursday. The CBSC concluded “the scenes from the movie were not so violent as to necessitate a post-9 pm broadcast.” The self-regulating council investigated the matter after a viewer complained that the advertisement contained scenes of violence that should not have been shown at a time when children were watching television. The 15-second advertisement contained a rapid series of very brief clips from the movie, including...

Our industry and COVID-19

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