FCC Fines Viacom, ABC Family Over Kids' Ad Rules

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WASHINGTON, D.C. The Federal Communica-
tions Commission today said Viacom and the ABC Family Channel networks have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines after breaking children’s programming rules.

Viacom’s Nickelodeon aired excessive commercials during children’s programming and has agreed to a $1 million settlement and will cut the equivalent of 1,021 30-second spots from future shows, the FCC said on Thursday.

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