On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:06 AM, Adam Bowie <a...@adambowie.co.uk> wrote: [snip]
> > Was there profanity in Sherlock? I must have missed it. > No, you just accept it as part of things grown-ups say. Over here, PBS treats its audience like children, for fear that a donation might be lost. > > The BBC allow a few F-words in its post 9pm dramas should they be > warranted. The night before, Taboo had launched in a 9.15pm Saturday slot > (very unusual scheduling). It certainly had a few F-bombs in it which I > assume FX either had alternate takes of, or did strange sound dips to > avoid. Am I right in thinking that's slightly too strong language for a > channel like FX? > > I do note that drama runs a full commercial-free 60 minutes on BBC1, and > that FX run it for 1:23 as a result. But I'm straying off topic. > And PBS did run "Sherlock" uncut, in a 96-minute slot. One point to them. (Haven't seen it, so can't speak on "Taboo" and its language, but FX does draw a line between "shit" and "fuck." The former is heard often on shows that air after 10 p.m.) -- -- TV or Not TV .... The Smartest (TV) People! You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TV or Not TV" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to tvornottv-unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/tvornottv?hl=en --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TVorNotTV" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tvornottv+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.