‘The Simpsons’ considered unsuitable in Venezuela, bounced for ‘Baywatch’

‘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 […]

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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.

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  • The international media will do anything to make Chavez look bad.

    Here is bad Chavez again, attacking good American values by no letting Venezuelan children watch the ethical and moral values the Simpsons represent.

    This darn comunist wants kids to watch half naked women with big boobs instead of a cartoon that so fully represnt the American society.

    Go ahead, get it over with, invade Venezuela steal the oil and kill a few million, what is another genocide for the US, you have been doing this for the past 200 years.