'The Simpsons' considered unsuitable in Venezuela, bounced for 'Baywatch'

The animated television show, The Simpsons, has been taken off Venezuelan television after claims that the program is “inappropriate” for children. A regulator in Venezuela said that, by airing the program, the network Televen “were infringing many things in the television and radio social responsibility law.”

The American lifeguard drama series Baywatch, famous for its lingering slo-mo shots of buxom and buff actors in revealing swimsuits, is The Simpsons‘ more “appropriate” replacement.

According to the CIA’s The World Factbook, Venezuela has a total of 111 television channels. It is claimed in the factbook, however, that 45 of these are repeater channels.

Portions of this article are taken from Wikinews, which is licenced for use under the Creative Commons Deed Attribution 2.5

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