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The FCC, Network TV, and Indecency

For many years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has held sway over broadcast networks, restricting what they are allowed to say and show in the name of decency. A Supreme Court ruling in 1978 (FCC vs. Pacific, regarding George Carlin’s … Continue reading

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Prospective Pilots: Puppets and Booster Gold?!

NBC Universal is taking some interesting chances with upcoming pilots, according to the Hollywood Reporter. First up, for their main network, they have ordered a script for The New Nabors from Jim Henson Studios. In this sitcom, a Palm Springs … Continue reading

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