Radio & Television

No f-words before 9:00 pm, CBSC rules

OTTAWA – The f-word in The F-Word should not air before 9:00 pm, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The F-Word is one of several reality/information cooking programs featuring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who is well-known for being aggressive and demanding in the kitchen as well as for his frequent use of profanity. The series is broadcast on BBC Canada at 8:00 pm. The CBSC received a complaint about the April 9, 2009 episode, though the complainant noted that the program was on every night, saying that the program contained numerous instances and variations of the f-word. In its response...

Our industry and COVID-19

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