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FCC Fines Fox Stations for Raunchy Reality Show....

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FCC fines Fox stations for raunchy reality show

Reuters
Mon Feb 25, 2008
By Brooks Boliek

WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - The Federal Communications Commission has rejected Fox's arguments that an episode of the defunct reality program "Married to America" did not violate the nation's indecency laws because offending body parts were pixilized.

The commission fined 13 Fox stations and affiliates $7,000 each.

In its order Friday, the FCC said simply pixilizing female breasts and buttocks during a raunchy bachelor party scene in the April 2003 show do not indemnify broadcasters from commission action.



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