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PTC Commends NBC for Keeping Golden Globes Broadcast Profanity-Free

Release Date: 1/6/2020

LOS ANGELES (January 6, 2019) – The Parents Television Council commended NBC for muting explicit language that was said during last night’s Golden Globes awards show.

“Kudos to NBC for keeping the Golden Globes broadcast free from explicit language for the families watching at home. It wasn’t easy, but NBC’s broadcast standards team did an excellent job, and we commend them for ensuring the broadcast decency law was followed,” said PTC President Tim Winter.

The Parents Television Council® ( is a non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment. It was founded in 1995 to ensure that children are not constantly assaulted by sex, violence and profanity on television and in other media.

This national grassroots organization has more than 1.4 million members, and works with television producers, broadcasters, networks and sponsors in an effort to stem the flow of harmful and negative messages targeted to children.

The PTC™ also works with elected and appointed government officials to enforce broadcast decency standards. Most importantly, the PTC produces critical research and publications documenting the dramatic increase in sex, violence and profanity in entertainment. This information is provided free of charge so parents can make informed viewing choices for their own families.

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