Friday, September 10, 2010

Broadcasting Authority Fines TVB's "Scoop" HK$40,000

BA considered two complaints, including 6 public figures' complaint on TVB program Scoop violating program material, advertising material and the program's excessive push on commercial products. BA decided to impose a HK$40,000 fine on TVB. on January 16th and February 19th. It was understood that during Scoop's broadcast time, TVB heavily boost the film 72 Tenants of Prosperity promotions.

There were two complaints regarding on the April 18th broadcast of Super Trio Game Master, the BA decided to issue an advice to TVB, urging them to strictly oberve 'TV Program Regulations' because the show broadcasts dangerous actions.

TVB director of foreign affairs (Tsang Sing Ming) expressed that TVB respects and accepts the ruling and will be extra cautious of the program's content. As for the Super Trio complaints, will tell the producer to look into it.

Source: Mingpao / Translation: aZnangel @ asianuniverse


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