Nexstar Signs Consent Decree Settling ‘KidVid’ Violations


With new “KidVid” regulations designed to give broadcasters “greater flexibility” in serving the educational and informational needs of children scheduled for enactment on September 16, one of the nation’s biggest broadcast TV companies has entered into a $100k-plus Consent Decree with the FCC that resolves an investigation into the company’s compliance with the Children’s Television Act of 1990.

The violations became known to the Commission as part of a license renewal process tied to the NBC affiliate serving Little Rock, and the NBC affiliate covering the Texoma region.

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