Must-Seethe TV: FCC Complaints

Everybody's a critic. And now, thanks to the FCC's easy online complaint submission form, it's never been easier to direct those criticisms to the people that need to hear it most - the United States Federal government. This project aims to collect all the FCC complaints generated by the most critically-acclaimed programs on cable and network television ... as well as plenty of those less critically-acclaimed guilty pleasures at you still don't want to see cancelled any time soon.

Cable

Adult Swim

Adventure Time

C-SPAN

The Colbert Report

CNN Tonight

Duck Dynasty

Game of Thrones

Gotham

Gravity Falls

MythBusters

The O’Reilly Factor

Rick and Morty

Sons of Anarchy

Network Shows

30 Rock

The Big Bang Theory

Dancing With The Stars

Empire

Hannibal

How I Met Your Mother

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Law and Order: SVU

The Office

Parks and Recreation

Public Broadcasting

Downton Abbey

Individuals

Alex Jones

Nancy Grace

Dom Lemon

Radio

College Radio Stations (Boston)

This American Life

WFNX

Special Events

2013 Academy Awards

2013 MTV VMAs

75th Golden Globes

Net Neutrality

Super Bowl XLVI

Superbowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLII

2016 Presidential Primary Debates

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FCC complaints allege "Lucifer" is a plot to bring about the apocalypse

FCC complaints allege “Lucifer” is a plot to bring about the apocalypse

Recently released FCC complaints about the police procedural Lucifer show that the series not only drew ire for the usual reasons (sex and violence), but for something far, far more sinister: being a plot by the literal devil to corrupt humanity, summon the Four Horsemen, and bring about the apocalypse.

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FCC releases complaints from Michelle Wolf's infamous White House Correspondents Dinner remarks

FCC releases complaints from Michelle Wolf’s infamous White House Correspondents Dinner remarks

The Federal Communications Commission has released 13 pages of complaints received regarding the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner, focused mainly on Michelle Wolf’s controversial remarks. While most took issue with Wolf’s language (one viewer equated network profanity with bank fraud) , one irate Floridian went so far as to demand a written apology to the “American People.”

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A single FCC complaint regarding the 75th Golden Globe Awards, arranged as a poem

A single FCC complaint regarding the 75th Golden Globe Awards, arranged as a poem

Despite the attention garnered on social media, the Federal Communications Commission received only four complaints regarding the 75th Golden Globe Awards, according to a recently completed FOIA request. However, one of those complaints really manages to stand out as something special, and as such, we’re going to try something a bit different.

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