Fox Stations Face FCC Fine Over 'Dad'

The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $25,000 fine against the Fox TV stations today for not providing requested information about sexually suggestive scenes in an episode of American Dad that had drawn more than 100,000 indecency complaints. The scenes from the January 3 episode of the animated Fox comedy suggest a character performed a sexual act on a horse.

In a statement, Fox said it was “puzzled” by the proposed fine “in light of the fact that we responded to all of the questions related to the substance of the (inquiry).

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