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How to turn off pin for live tv before 21:00?

Hiya,  sorry if this has been asked before, but this is driving me nuts...

My TiVo box in constantly asking me to put a pin number in when watching live tv - it says because the show/movie that is on is rated a 15 they require a pin as it is before 21:00.  I put the pin in, but when the next show starts it asks for the pin again.  It is infuriating!

There are never any children in my house, and it's not as if I am watching porn - I just want to watch Comedy Central/Sky Comedy!

- I have turned off the parental settings

- I do not have any channels locked 

How can I stop this from happening?

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Re: How to turn off pin for live tv before 21:00?

Hello

I am afraid that due to a recent ruling by Ofcom in that all programs that are 15 or over to be able to watch them before 9pm you need to enter the parental PIN, this cannot be turned off I am afraid.

If you fancy the read he it is https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/112099/Review-of-the-mandatory-daytime-protecti...

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Wow, Okay.

Learn something new everyday 🙂

I thought it could still be turned off, must be something really recent then?
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Re: How to turn off pin for live tv before 21:00?

Comedy Central shouldn't be affected but Sky Comedy is. They're now allowed to show 15+ rated programmes during the day, but these must be PIN protected and can not be disabled. 

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