Don’t worry! Prime time will not devolve into F-bomb fest in wake of Supreme Court ruling on FCC fines, parent’s group says


In an unanimous decision on Thursday morning, the Supreme Court threw out almost $1.24 million in fines levied against two networks by the Federal Communications Commission for broadcasting moments of uncensored curse words and brief nudity.

“Because the FCC failed to give FOX or ABC fair notice prior to the broadcasts in question that fleeting expletives and momentary nudity could be found actionably indecent, the Commissions’ standards as applied to these broadcasts were vague,” the Supreme Court said in its opinion. (read more at

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