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Jakarta Post

Comedy hit gets warning for 'vulgar' content

  • Erwida Maulia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, July 8 2008   /  10:21 am

The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) has issued a second warning to Trans TV for its "vulgar" comedy hit Extravaganza. "This is the last warning. If Trans TV fails to make improvements, we will order the station to stop the show," KPI commissioner Yazirwan Uyun said here Monday. The broadcasting commission also announced it had reprimanded Trans TV for two other comedies, Ngelenong Nyok and Suami-Suami Takut Istri (Husbands afraid of wives), and Global TV for its anime series One Piece. The warnings come following the KPI's 13-day review of 285 episodes of 92 comedies, variety shows and children's programs aired on nine television stations from May 1 to 13. KPI member Nina Armando said that besides its "vulgar and sexually suggestive" content, Extravaganza, in a May 10 episode, "featured a scene where a woman is sex...