On the heels of the FCC attempting to fine ABC affiliates for airing a shot of naked buttocks (which, incidentally, CNN aired by accident during the Serbian riots earlier this week), NBC is under fire from the conservative watchdog group Parents Television Council for allowing naked women to be seen on last week's episode of "Las Vegas."
From the Hollywood Reporter:
The PTC said they filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over NBC's Feb. 15 broadcast of the "Vegas" season conclusion. In the episode, three shadowy naked women are shown on a casino's security monitor.
The complaint comes a day after ABC appealed a $1.2 million FCC fine levied for a nude scene in a 2003 episode of "NYPD Blue." "Vegas" typically airs at 10 p.m., but the PTC noted the show runs at 9 p.m. in the Central and Mountain time zones.
PTC President Tim Winter accused NBC of trying to test the government regulatory agency in the wake of the "NYPD" decision.
"NBC seems eager to test the FCC's resolve to fine stations for violating broadcast decency laws," said Winter. "It's like they're trying to find some sort of standard for making it through FCC's guidelines."
Read more about the complaint at the Hollywood Reporter, or watch the clip below and judge for yourself whether it should have been aired:
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