|"We applaud the FCC for holding all Fox affiliates responsible for airing the filthy and indecent broadcast." |
|Brent Bozell, president of the Parents Television Council|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a record total of $1.2 million in fines against 169 Fox Television Network affiliates for airing indecent material during an episode of the reality program "Married by America."
The FCC announced Oct. 12 that it would fine each affiliate $7,000 and it made a distinction between the taped episode of Married by America, which could have been preempted, and the live Janet Jackson incident at the Super Bowl in February. The Fox affiliates that chose not to air the reality program were not fined. Read More