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Broadcast Bulletin Issue number 192 24/10/11

Babeworld TV Limited, House of Fun Television Limited, Forenzquick UK Limited, Believe TV, Being Erica, OnFM, Rinse FM, Offensive language in radio programming, This Morning, Le Tour de France Live, Sikh Channel Youth Show, Sikh Channel, Adult Channel, Bluebird TV, Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields, ESPN and ESPN Classic, Complaints by Mr Mark Groves, Mr Brendan Mitchell, Mr D, Mr James Rafferty, Mr Thomas Sheridan & Mrs Gail Sheridan.

It is Ofcom's policy to describe fully the content in television and radio programmes that is subject to broadcast investigations. Some of the language and descriptions used in Ofcom's Broadcast Bulletin may therefore cause offence.

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a) Ofcoms Broadcasting Code (the Code) the most recent version of which took effect on 28 February 2011 and covers all programmes broadcast on or after 28 February 2011.

Note: Programmes broadcast prior to 28 February 2011 are covered by the version of the Code that was in force at the date of broadcast.

b) Programmes broadcast prior to 16 December 2009 are covered by the 2005 Code which came into effect on 25 July 2005 (with the exception of Rule 10.17 which came into effect on 1 July 2005).

c) Code on the Scheduling of Television Advertising (“COSTA”).

d) Other codes and requirements that may also apply to broadcasters, depending on their circumstances. These include the Code on Television Access Services (which sets out how much subtitling, signing and audio description relevant licensees must provide), the Code on Electronic Programme Guides, the Code on Listed Events, and the Cross Promotion Code.