The court banned the broadcast of the TV show "Dom-2" in the time interval from 04:00 to 23:00.
The Presnensky Court of Moscow banned the broadcast of the Dom-2 program in the time interval from 04:00 am to 23:00 pm.
The ban is based on the claims of three citizens from different parts of the country: the village of Verkhnee Sancheleevo, Stavropol district, Samara region, from Yekaterinburg and Balashikha. TV viewers complained that "dark thoughts about the fate of the young generation in Russia upset the dream," others complained that the show had a bad effect on the psyche of underage children. The arguments seemed convincing to the court: the claim was satisfied.
TNT channel, which shows the show, is going to appeal against the court's decision.
In April 2009, Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev spoke out against the popular TV show. He called on the leadership of TNT to close the project. The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs noted the negative impact of programs like Dom-2 on the child's psyche and called for the introduction of fines for obscene expressions and the display of erotic scenes. These fines should be so significant "that after paying them several times, the company would be on the verge of ruin," Nurgaliyev said. Deputies of the Moscow City Duma and members of the Public Council on Morality on Television also suggested closing Dom-2.
The TV show has been broadcast on TNT since May 2004, now its 10th season is being broadcast. For five years, more than 400 people have taken part in Dom-2. According to one of the hosts of the project, Ksenia Sobchak, the audience of the program is about 35 million people.