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Television Channels

Volume 405: debated on Friday 16 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list (a) those channels which the ITC has recommended should be the subject of a Proscription Order and (b) those channels against which Proscription Orders have been issued since 1990. [113921]

(a) The ITC has recommended proscription for the following:

  • Red Hot Television (Red Hot Dutch)
  • TV Erotica (also known as xxxTV)
  • Channel Bizarre
  • Rendezvous Channel
  • Adult X
  • Satisfaction Channel
  • Satisfaction Club Television
  • Eurotica Rendez-Vous
  • Eros TV

(b) The following channels have been the subject of proscription orders since 1990:

  • Red Hot Television
  • XXX TV Erotica
  • Rendez-Vous Television
  • Satisfaction Club Television
  • Eurotica Rendez-Vous
  • Eros TV

Channel Bizarre and Adult X stopped broadcasting before a Proscription Order was made. The Secretary of State is currently considering whether to proceed with a Proscription Order against Satisfaction Channel.