A Brief History of Sex on TV

A Brief History of Sex on TV

The American Family Association objected to the cop drama's "steamy sex scenes," and more than 50 ABC affiliates chose not to air its 1993 pilot. Over its 12-year run, NYPD Blue often flouted authority with its depictions of bare behinds, both male and female. On Jan. 4, a court threw out an FCC fine imposed on ABC for such a shot from an episode that first aired eight years ago.

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