The show recently aired an episode in which President Maduro tried to acquire biological weapons to counter protests in his country. Minister of Communication and Information Delcy Rodríguez has requested that the National Commission of Telecommunications of Venezuela (CONATEL) look into the matter.
On Monday, CONATEL Director William Castillo announced via Twitter that his office would open a full investigation beginning Tuesday:
— William Castillo B (@planwac) September 2, 2014
During a 19-second scene in which FBI agents interrogate a terrorist suspect, Maduro and his party are mentioned as interested in acquiring a biological weapon to stop the social upheaval in the socialist country.
This is not the first time a US media company has referred to the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship. In 2012, Mercenaries 2, a video game produced by Pandemic, included a mission which involved ending the “Venezuelan dictatorship.”
Legends, produced by Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS) subsidiary TNT, is broadcast throughout the United States, Spain, and Latin America.