PEMRA bans ‘Tick Tock Show’ over inappropriate content

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) today (Friday) has immediately banned the broadcasting of “Tick Tock Show” programme, aired on a private channel.

According to a press release, the Media Regulatory Authority informed that they had received numerous complaints from viewers on Pakistan Citizen Portal and PEMRA’s social media accounts about the content of the programme.

“The channel was issued a show-cause notice for airing videos and content based on highly inappropriate, vulgar, obscene and Indian music in the said programme and was warned to review its content,” it added.

The press release further stated that the channel was advised to ensure that its content was acceptable under the Pakistani values, otherwise action will be taken under PEMRA Ordinance.

“However, still the inappropriate tik tok videos were broadcast in the said programme, in response to which the authority has banned the broadcast of the said programme under Section 27 of the PEMRA Ordinance,” it concluded.

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