Indian Broadcasting Foundation

  • No double meaning comedy, BCCC advises TV channels December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) has issued an advisory for channels of Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) to keep the content of comedy shows in check. According to BCCC officials, there is a lot of double-meaning language being used in comedy shows, and sometimes it crosses the line towards...
  • AXN says sorry for 'obscene' TV June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Banned by the Government for broadcasting “obscene” programmes, entertainment channel AXN – part of the Sony Entertainment channels bouquet – on Tuesday issued a formal apology to the Government of India for its alleged violations of Indian content restrictions. In a statement, AXN has agreed to put in place...
  • 'AXN ban an attack on media freedom' June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Irked by the Government's ban on foreign satellite channel AXN, the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) on Friday said it would take up the matter with the Government as it has created "unnecessary confusion" within the industry. "It is a serious issue and has led to unnecessary confusion in the...