FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
February 24, 2004
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:|
Janice Wise at (202) 418-7450
Washington, D.C.: The Federal Communications Commission today issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order denying two complaints by Parents Television Council against WBDC Broadcasting, Inc., and other WB Television Network affiliates, alleging that WBDC-TV, Washington, D.C., and other WB affiliate stations aired indecent material on October 3 and 10, 2002, during two episodes of the Off Centre program.
The Commission concluded that the episodes were not sufficiently explicit or graphic to be indecent.
By the Commission: Chairman Powell, Commissioners Abernathy and Adelstein with Commissioners Copps and Martin dissenting, FCC 04-234, October 1, 2004. Joint Statement issued by Commissioners Abernathy and Adelstein, separate statements issued by Commissioners Copps and Martin.
Enforcement Bureau Contacts: Suzanne Tetreault or Lisa Fowlkes (202) 418-7450