The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned Bol TV’s “Tick Tock Show” for airing inappropriate and Indian music-based content. A press release issued by PEMRA said that the audience was receiving numerous complaints on the content of the program from Pakistan Citizen Portal and PEMRA’s social media accounts.
پیمرا کی بول انٹرٹینمنٹ کے پروگرام”ٹک ٹاک شو” پر پابندی عائد pic.twitter.com/My6B0buIog
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) September 11, 2020
Despite PEMRA’s warning, Bol Entertainment continued to broadcast inappropriate content, prompting the Authority to ban the airing of talk shows under Section 27 of the PEMRA Ordinance.
Earlier re-broadcast of ARY Digital drama “Jalan” and Hum TV drama Ishqiya were banned for airing content contrary to social and religious values.
پیمرا کی اے آر وائی ڈیجیٹل کے ڈرامہ سیریل “جلن” پر پابندی عائد pic.twitter.com/97tA7q4okB
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) September 10, 2020
پیمرا کی اے آر وائی ڈیجیٹل اور ہم ٹی وی کے ڈرامہ سیریل “عشقیہ” اور “پیار کے صدقے” کی نشرِ مکرر پر پابندی pic.twitter.com/ZEarENCEU7
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) September 4, 2020
PEMRA had directed all TV channels, media houses and production houses to review the content of dramas and assured that if the content of a drama was against the values of the country and contrary to the expectations of the viewers, it would be banned without any warning.