Producers Handbook

What content has to comply with the Ofcom Broadcasting Code?

Ofcom regulates:

  • Editorial content (programming) on television;
  • Trailers for programmes, (including continuity announcements);
  • Sponsorship messages broadcast before, during or after a programme; and
  • Editorial content (programme) on UK video on demand services including All 4. 

Ofcom does not govern content broadcast during a commercial break which is regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority.


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