Artist: Mötley Crüe
Date of Action: May 2005
Region: North America
Medium: Music, Television
Confronting Bodies: NBC
Description of Artwork: Mötley Crüe had used an expletive during a 2005 broadcast of the Tonight Show with David Letterman.
The Incident: After the incident, NBC banned Mötley Crüe from appearing on its airwaves.
Results of Incident: Mötley Crüe sued NBC for damages to its record sales as a result of the ban. Nothing could be found concerning the outcome of the case.
See also http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-207_162-697631.html and http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/7982909#.UDKGNEQxs7A