The problem seems to stem from Japan, but it's possible that the electrical faults could affect TV sets around the world.
"Sony Corp will recall 1.6 million of its Bravia brand LCD televisions worldwide after several incidents of TV sets emitting smoke or parts melting due to faulty components" said a report from .
"The televisions subject to recall were manufactured in 2007 and 2008 and were mostly sold in Europe and the United States, although some were also sold in Japan and other parts of the world"
Do you own a Bravia TV that was manufactured in 2007 to 2008? If so, have you noticed any problems with it?