• Can Double Entendres Be Indecent?

    by  • November 15, 2014 • 9 Comments


    It’s not exactly unusual for the PTC to criticize Family Guy.  It’s consistently among the most offensive programs on television, and it’s particularly problematic given the fact that it’s animated and consequently naturally appeals to kids.  Much of Family Guy’s most shocking content has been chronicled by the PTC during...

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    ABC Puts a Peep Show Next to a Playground

    by  • November 3, 2014 • 43 Comments

    Like millions of others, were you watching It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown with your family last Thursday night?abclogo

    If so, ABC had a rude and unexpected surprise waiting for you immediately after the end of the show: graphic sex in the very next scene.  PTC President...

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    NY Post: The Family Hour Is Dead

    by  • October 27, 2014 • 9 Comments

    Naomi Schaefer Riley has an excellent piece over at the NY Post, highlighting some of the vulgarities masquerading as “family shows.”

     “Mom” has its humorous moments, but this is one “family” sitcom you’d never watch with your family. And it’s hardly alone. The premiere of “The Millers” last year included an extended conversation...

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    Sex on TV: Too Much for Primetime

    by  • October 23, 2014 • 0 Comments

    CallousnessEarlier this week, the entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight addressed the increasingly risqué sexual content on television.    PTC President Tim Winter was invited on to share the concerns and frustrations felt by millions of parents across the country at prime-time television’s increasing hostility to family audiences....

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