BB8 FCC states that Big Brother is not a Game Show:
Courtesy of damNation2 from
The OFFICIAL RESPONSE from the FCC is below. They liken Big Brother to professional wrestling and state that the contest is not real and that the outcome is predetermined. If you don''t believe me, file your own concern with the FCC. I''m confident you''ll receive an identical message.
The response I received:
Thanks for contacting the FCC via the online inquiry form, with your
inquiry (designated IC Number: 07-x1327xxxx), regarding the ''reality''
show ''Big Brother.'' We will close your inquiry IC Number:
07-x1327xxxx with this response:
A "game show" in which selected contestants (vs. members of the
public) participate is governed by Section 509 of Title 47 of the
United States Code (USC), and regulated by the Department of Justice.
However ''Big Brother'' does not appear to meet the definition of a
"game show." Rather, it is a ''for entertainment only'' program,
somewhat similar to professional wrestling in that it is a
pseudo-contest in which the outcome is fully, or in some measure,