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Colors Gets Stay Order Against Govt Order On Bigg Boss

Bombay High Court gives relief to the channel; the show will be aired at 9pm only. Rajat Arora | Delhi | November 18, 2010

After the government's crackdown on its show Bigg Boss, Colors approached the Bombay High Court in order to continue with the show on its fixed primetime slot and Bombay High Court has stayed I&B directive pushing Big Boss telecast to 11 PM. Thus Bigg boss will be aired at 9 pm only.

In a petition filed by advocate Amit Nayak on behalf of Viacom18, the channel told the High Court that it is not airing anything obscene. The next hearing will be on Monday and till then the show will be aired at its regular primetime slot.

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had issued an order yesterday to the Hindi general entertainment channels Colors and Imagine to push their reality shows Bigg Boss and Rakhi ka Insaaf after 11pm. The ministry has also directed to carry the disclaimer – Not Suitable For Children. Not only this, the government had also ordered the news channels not to show any excerpts of these shows.

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