Radio & Television

TSN nailed again for coarse language during live CFL game

OTTAWA – Broadcasters must block or somehow mitigate profanities from airing during live sporting events, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said Wednesday after finding TSN in breach of broadcast codes.The CBSC investigated a Canadian Football League (CFL) game between the Hamilton Tiger Cats and the Ottawa Redblacks on that aired on TSN 4 on October 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time.  Microphones on the field picked up coarse language from the players, including the words “f*cking” and “motherf*cker”.  There were no viewer advisories during the broadcast or any admonishment by the on-air hosts of the coarse language.A viewer complained that this language...

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