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McCaw and SKY Network Television Ltd - 2015-011

Summary[This summary does not form part of the decision. ]The music video for Nicki Minaj's song 'Only' was broadcast on MTV at 6. 50pm, in a segment classified MC. The Authority upheld the complaint that the numerous expletives and sexual references in the video were distasteful and unsuitable for uncensored broadcast at a time when younger viewers were watching. The video was incorrectly classified MC when it should have been 16LC and the explicit adult content exceeded audience expectations of the MC classification. The incorrect classification also meant that filtering technology would not have been as effective in preventing children from viewing the video as it should have been....