Topic: Emergency Alert System

FCC Cracks Down on Misuse of Emergency Alert Signal in Ads

Slaps Viacom, ESPN and NBCU with largest aggregate penalty

When will advertisers learn not to use the broadcast emergency alert signal in an ad? And when will networks realize the Federal Communications Commission is dead serious about the integrity…

TBS Slapped With Fine for Simulating Emergency Alert Sounds in Conan Ad

Turner network must pay $25,000 to FCC

Few things are more annoying than ads that use sounds like a ringing phone or doorbell to get our attention. But an ad for Conan O'Brien's show on TBS went…