KCET Fined For Public File Violation

KCET, the former flagship PBS station in Los Angeles, is being fined $10,000 over an incident with its public inspection file. The FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability to the station for not making its public inspection file available. The notice says KCET “willfully and repeatedly” violated the requirement.

Appeals Court Tosses ‘NYPD Blue’ Fine

A federal appeals court threw out a $1.21 million penalty against 44 ABC television stations for violating broadcast indecency standards by showing a 2003 NYPD Blue episode that depicted a woman’s nude buttocks.