The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says TVA’s 8 p.m. broadcast of the final episode of Le dôme on March 29, 2016 should only have been broadcast after 9:00 pm

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The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says TVA’s 8 p.m. broadcast of the final episode of Le dôme on March 29, 2016 should only have been broadcast after 9:00 pm with appropriate viewer advisories. Le dôme is the French-language dubbed version of the series Under the Dome, based on a story by Stephen King. The series finale contained scenes in which a man beats another man over the head with a metal ball, a man stabbing another man in the abdomen with a piece of metal rebar, and a scene of a man stabbing his own adult son to death. TVA aired the episode with no viewer advisories, but did provide a 13+ classification icon. In TVA’s opinion, the violence was not sufficiently graphic to necessitate a late evening time slot, but it did agree that it should have aired viewer advisories.

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