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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                        
     Complaints Against Various Licensees                                    
     Regarding Their Broadcast of the Fox        )   File No. EB-03-IH-0162  
     Television Network Program "Married By                                  
     America" on April 7, 2003                   )                           


   Adopted: April 4, 2008 Released: April 4, 2008

   By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. A Petition for Reconsideration of the Commission's Forfeiture Order in
       this proceeding was filed on March 24, 2008 by Fox Entertainment
       Group, Inc. and licensees of television broadcast stations affiliated
       with the Fox Television Network ("Petitioners"). For the reasons
       discussed below, we return it without consideration.

    2. Petitioners acknowledge that their Petition for Reconsideration
       exceeds the applicable page limits for summaries and petitions for
       reconsideration set forth in the Commission's rules, and ask for a
       waiver of those page limits. The Commission's rules, however,
       explicitly require that requests for permission to file pleadings,
       such as petitions for reconsideration, in excess of the length
       prescribed by the Commission's rules must be filed under these
       circumstances "at least ten days before the filing date." Petitioners
       neither complied with this rule nor sought a waiver of this rule.
       Moreover, they offer no explanation whatsoever for their failure to
       comply with this rule.

    3. ACCORDINGLY, we DENY petitioners' request to exceed the applicable
       accordance with the Commission's rules.


   Kris Anne Monteith

   Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   See Complaints Against Various Licensees Regarding Their Broadcast of the
   Fox Television Network Program "Married By America" on April 7, 2003,
   Forfeiture Order, FCC 08-63 (rel. February 22, 2008).

   Petition for Reconsideration at 1-2 n.2.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.48(b); see Amendment of Sections 64.702 of the Commission's
   Rules and Regulations (Third Computer Inquiry); and Policy and Rules
   Concerning Rates for Competitive Common Carrier Service and Facilities
   Authorization Thereof; and Communications Protocols Under Section 64.702
   of the Commission's Rules and Regulations, Order, 2 FCC Rcd 4211, 4211
   (CCB 1987) ("Amendment of Sections 64.702, etc. Order").

   See Amendment of Sections 64.702 etc. Order, 2 FCC Rcd at 4211 (denying
   request to exceed page limit for petition for reconsideration when the
   petitioner did not comply with the ten-day limit contained in Section
   1.48(b) and offered no explanation for why it was unable to comply with
   the rule).

   See 47 C.F.R. S: 1.48(a).

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