Have You Heard? Posted on: 06/15/2011 1:26 pm under FCC have_you_heard? ... Audio Description Requirements to be Reinstated in October In October 2011, as mandated by the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, the FCC will re-institute its video description requirements. Networks and programmers will be required to describe and pass through description of at least 50 hours of described prime-time or children’s programming each quarter. VITAC, the nation’s largest provider of accessible media solutions, provide the answers to frequently asked questions about this valuable service. To see the PDF of the FAQ, click here.