Radio & Television

Insufficient viewer advisories on adult content breaches code, says CBSC

OTTAWA – A sexually explicit program breached broadcast codes not for its content, but for failing to include enough viewer advisories, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled.After receiving a complaint from a viewer, the Quebec Regional Panel examined an episode of Sexe Réalité, broadcast by specialty service Canal D at midnight on June 18, 2010.  The episode included four segments, each of which dealt with adult-level sexual content.  The program was rated 18+ and a viewer advisory alerting viewers to the sexually explicit content of the program was included at the start of the broadcast, but not repeated.The...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.