Ofcom has ruled that ITV “breached programming code” by showing the gory ‘chestburster’ scene from Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic Alien on a Saturday morning.
The hugely famous scene, involving British actor John Hurt, was shown directly after Scrambled!
Scott’s second Alien prequel, Alien: Covenant, hits cinemas on 12 May.
– as part of an ITV News bulletin, lasting for ten seconds.
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