• Full Title: FCC Proposes $272,000 Fine of CBS for Misuse of Emergency Alert Tone
  • Document Type(s): News Release
  • Bureau(s): Enforcement, Media Relations

Description:
The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $272,000 fine against CBS Broadcasting for allegedly broadcasting a simulated Emergency Alert System (EAS) tone during a nationally televised episode of the sitcom "Young Sheldon."

Related Document(s):
Notice of Apparent Liability For Forfeiture - FCC Proposes $272,000 Fine of CBS for Misuse of Emergency Alert Tone

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Document Dates

  • Released On: Sep 9, 2019
  • Issued On: Sep 9, 2019
  • Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov