On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it was fining a broadcasters for showing pornographic images on the publicly-owned airwaves. This victory was the result of many years of unceasing effort by the PTC.Read more →
U.S. Should Follow Canada’s Example
The Parents Television Council praised the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for ruling yesterday that cable and satellite providers must offer subscribers a way to choose and pay for only the networks they want.
“Oh Canada...Read more →
Is it possible that “Sex Box” is on the way out?
WE tv hasn’t announced plans to pull the program yet, but it has been moved out of the primetime line-up and dropped into a midnight time slot where it will have only a fraction...Read more →
Even as the chorus of voices opposing the increasingly sexualized images of women in media grows louder, and even as those who have decided to break the mold have seen unprecedented success, some brands are backsliding even farther, and...Read more →
Shark Tank delivers every positive quality a television show is capable of bringing to an audience.
Read more →
Returning for a third season of graphic violence and gore, the Monday, March 2nd season premiere of Fox’s The Following (9:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For graphic sexual content almost unbelievable in a cartoon, the March 5th episode of FX’s Archer (10:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
Hook-up culture is having its moment on cable television.
In just a few days, VH1 will be rolling-out Walk of Shame Shuttle, essentially Taxi Cab Confessions for the basic cable tier; a reality series in which a drivers pick up young adults after a one-night-stand...Read more →
With the news that a number of R-rated movies bombed at the box office last weekend, there is speculation that audiences are growing weary by the number of more adult movies currently showing in theaters.Read more →
For propagating tawdry content — -and forcing millions of cable subscribers to pay for it — the February 27th premiere episode of WE tv’s Sex Box (10:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For promoting the sexualization of women, CBS’ Thursday, February 26th airing of the Victoria’s Secret Swim Special (10:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
In the course of our efforts to advocate for families and protect children from Sex Box , we’ve heard from a number of people who wonder how anyone could possibly object to a live sex show on basic cable. Here, we answer their most common complaints.Read more →
After twelve years of shoving raunchy, sexually explicit “humor” into American living rooms, CBS’ Two and a Half Men is no more. In celebration, the program’s February 19th series finale has been named the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
“I’m constantly improving, while YOU just sit there getting uglier, fatter, and further away from your dreams.” So proclaimed the egomaniacal Daniel Tosh during the February 17th season premiere of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 (10:00 p.m. ET), the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
The company that owns the Hallmark Channel saw a huge increase in profits last year. Might there be a message here for other TV networks?
Read more →
Thousands of Americans are offended at having to pay for WE TV’s upcoming show Sex Box – and the PTC has the comments from the public to prove it.Read more →
The internet and technology giant has consistently taken a firm stand against graphic sexual content…and the PTC is grateful.Read more →
If you are accustomed to watching the TODAY show while you’re getting your kids ready for school in the morning, you got a heavy dose of BDSM (Bondage, Domination, Sadism, Masochism) with your Wheaties last week.
50 Shades of Grey is opening in theaters this...Read more →
Are child molestation and statutory rape funny?
Fox thinks so.
That is the inescapable conclusion given the Sunday, February 8th episode of Fox’s Family Guy (9:00 p.m. ET) — the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For pushing ultra-explicit dialogue more appropriate to a hard-core pornographic film over basic cable, the Wednesday, February 4th episode of Comedy Central’s Broad City (10:30 p.m. ET) deserves recognition for being the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
As proven by its January 29th episode, its cast of morons, and its ocean of tired, tawdry, and insipid sex gags, 12 years after it began CBS’ Two and a Half Men is still the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
Archer finds Pam sobbing uncontrollably in the break room. He slaps her hard across the face.
Pam: “G**damn it, dude!”
Archer: “Well I’m sorry, but I’ve got other s*** to do today.”
This is why the January 29th episode of FX’s Archer isRead more →