Tag: television

TopTV porn plans held up

Research shows porn reduces sex crimes, says TopTV The South Gauteng High Court today ruled that pay channel TopTV may not flight three pornographic channels without securing the permission of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa). Icasa brought an urgent court interdict on Friday to stop TopTV owners […]

Top TV planning porn for Christmas?

TopTV will further offend Christians in South Africa if it goes ahead with a reported plan to launch three hardcore porn channels by Christmas. Entertainment news service Channel 24 reports that TopTV senior manager of regulatory affairs, Thato Mahapa, believes the pay service already has the right to launch the […]

MultiChoice fined for age restriction error

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has fined MultiChoice R20 000 for inadvertently displaying a PG13 rating on its electronic programme guide (EPG) for a film that was in fact rated 18LV. A BCCSA tribunal upheld the complaints of two viewers, Debbie Hubbard and Bonnie Warburton, that MultiChoice’s […]