Radio & Television

Sexualization of children never funny, CBSC chastises TVA

OTTAWA – A comedy that included a young girl pole-dancing while being ogled by an adult male breached the broadcast codes prohibiting the sexualization of children, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The CBSC investigated the final episode of Les beaux malaises broadcast on TVA on January 22, 2017 at 9:00 PM.  Les beaux malaises is a comedy starring comedian Martin Matte playing a fictional version of himself.  The very last scene of the entire series was unusual, as characters that had appeared throughout the program’s three-year run joined the regular characters as they danced.  The scene also a showed a girl...

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