Published Jun 17, 2017 11:40am

PEMRA imposes Rs500,000 fine on Nickelodeon over this cartoon

An episode of Winx Club got Nick fined
An episode of Winx Club got Nick fined

PEMRA has imposed a fine on children's channel Nickelodeon

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has imposed a fine of Rs500,000 on Nikelodeon, also known as Nick over an episode of cartoon series Winx Club.

PEMRA's notice to Nick
PEMRA's notice to Nick

According to the notice, the fine was on an episode of cartoon series where, PEMRA claims, "A cartoon character is indecently dressed."

This is the content that PEMRA fined Nick for
This is the content that PEMRA fined Nick for

The indecent clothing was the characters wearing bathing suits on the beach. According to PEMRA, a notice had been issued on April 28, 2017 after the airing of the episode and after a hearing the fine was imposed, along with a warning to be vigilant while airing future episodes of the series.

The Winx Club, how the characters usually look
The Winx Club, how the characters usually look

Winx Club is an Italian animated series that studios in America bought and dubbed. It has been around for over a decade and still is a popular show for many children. The show follows a group of young girls who are also fairies.

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