The king of general public accessibility, Angsto the Clown ended up being typically the most popular tv series produced on Columbus, Ohio community accessibility television and seen in la, Chicago and ny. The tv show was the main topic of a Federal Court situation concerning obscenity very first recorded by the administration and funded by the City of Columbus, Ohio against producer and celebrity Howard Luken. Their particular instance ended up being dumped by Federal Judge Graham with the declaration they had made a "disorderly dash to your courthouse". Luken later on filed a Common Pleas situation resistant to the City and place once they continued to refuse to air their program. The section management later on transferred it back again to Federal Court in which it languished for a long time until in 1999 a jury of 6 senior females and 2 elderly guys discovered the solitary program legally obscene in under 45 mins of "deliberation", this after the judge disallowed every item of proof presented by plaintiff Luken's lawyers. Luken proceeded to air programs before City voted to cease funding for the section and shut down general public accessibility.