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CRTC says porn channel needs more Canadian content
The regulator also wants Channel Zero to provide more closed captioning
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The Toronto-based broadcasting company which owns some erotica or porn channels has been told it is not putting enough Canadian-made porn on those stations.

The CRTC has issued a broadcast notice to Channel Zero that it's AOV Adult Movie Channel, AOV XXX Action Clip and the gay-oriented Maleflixx all failed to meet the 35-percent Canadian content requirement and it must come into compliance before the licenses are renewed.

The CRTC also says the company has not been providing enough closed captioning on the porn channel. It is required to provide 90 percent closed captioning, even if dialogue is the last thing a lot of people are watching for.

The CRTC is accepting public feedback until April 4, on whether Channel Zero's erotic and non-erotic channels should be renewed.

In 2012 filings to the CRTC, Channel Zero vice-president Jennifer Chen wrote that the non-compliance of Canadian erotica was only a clerical error on their part.

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The Toronto-based broadcasting company which owns some erotica or porn channels has been told it is not putting enough Canadian-made porn on those stations.

The CRTC has issued a broadcast notice to Channel Zero that it's AOV Adult Movie Channel, AOV XXX Action Clip and the gay-oriented Maleflixx all failed to meet the 35-percent Canadian content requirement and it must come into compliance before the licenses are renewed.

The CRTC also says the company has not been providing enough closed captioning on the porn channel. It is required to provide 90 percent closed captioning, even if dialogue is the last thing a lot of people are watching for.

The CRTC is accepting public feedback until April 4, on whether Channel Zero's erotic and non-erotic channels should be renewed.

In 2012 filings to the CRTC, Channel Zero vice-president Jennifer Chen wrote that the non-compliance of Canadian erotica was only a clerical error on their part.

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