While the multi-billion-dollar entertainment industry continues to hold consumers hostage to its forced extortion of channel “bundling,” more and more voices in the cable industry itself are supporting the rights of customers to pay only for what they watch.Read more →
Every year, thousands of young women are abused by the pornography industry…and millions of children are unwittingly deluged by exploitative imagery. The organization She’s Somebody’s Daughter is standing up for a culture that honors women.Read more →
It is nice to hear good news in the midst of all things negative, and this is what I bring to you today.On September 10, 2013, Mitsubishi sponsored this season’s premiere episode of Sons of Anarchy, a violent series on FX’s network.
Often, advertisers are unaware of where their commercials are appearing on television, and...Read more →
Only 14% of Americans are satisfied with their pay-TV service; but the multi-billion-dollar entertainment industry clings to its extortionate model of forcing customers to pay for channels they don’t want…with the industry’s bosses desperately offering “spin” opposing customer choice.Read more →
Hollywood’s latest scam aimed at viewers is its claim that, because a program is ABOUT a family, the program is therefore appropriate for family viewing. But this is a lie – and this fall’s new “comedies” prove it.
As reported by the Chicago Sun-Times, with the new fall TV...Read more →
Kurt Sutter, the creator of Sons of Anarchy, just can’t stay out of his own way.
In case you missed it, PTC founder Brent Bozell penned his column this week on last week’s Sons of Anarchy episode that featured a school shooting, rape and drowning in urine. It’s really a must-read...Read more →
On September 22nd, top TV producer Mark Burnett won an Emmy award for his program The Voice. During his acceptance speech, Burnett also made several keen observations about the state of television today.Read more →
Last week, in the wake of an episode of the FX drama Sons of Anarchy which showed a graphic school shooting, the PTC urged support for Cable Choice – and the show’s creator, Kurt Sutter, exploded in rage.Read more →
In its latest attempt to defend its practice of forcing viewers to pay for programs they don’t want, the entertainment industry is claiming that Cable Choice would destroy the “quality dramas” of the current “TV Golden Age.”Read more →
Amid the controversy surrounding the recent “school shooting” episode on FX’s Sons of Anarchy, some in the press have claimed that Senator John McCain thinks content concerns are invalid. But such claims are wrong.
At the end of last week, Kurt Sutter, the creator of Sons of Anarchy, took to YouTube to express...Read more →
The Federal Communications Commission has received over 150 complaints about MTV’s recent Video Music Awards – clear proof that audiences are tired of paying for programming they do not support.Read more →
NBC’s fall programming includes one outstanding – but graphically brutal and violent – drama, and several inoffensive but disposable situation comedies.Read more →
In addition to several highly-anticipated new dramas, ABC is also introducing a number of comedies which are not particularly family-friendly this fall.Read more →
This fall, Fox has followed the success of fantasy-based programming on other networks with two such series (both of which contain graphic violence), along with several new comedies of varying quality.Read more →
As a network created specifically to target a younger demographic, the CW has always mirrored current trends in entertainment. This season, the network moves away from its signature teen sex soaps to a greater emphasis on science-fiction, fantasy, and horror.Read more →
In the last decade, CBS has primarily served up two kinds of programs in prime time: crime/suspense procedurals, and sleazy sex comedies. This fall, the network shows no inclination to change.Read more →
Fox’s profane and graphically violent sex-and-drug cartoon block ADHD appears to be losing its focus – and presumably, its sponsors and viewers.Read more →
Seth MacFarlane has consistently blasted audiences with the foulest and most sickening content on broadcast TV, with his prime-time cartoons Family Guy and American Dad; and this fall, MacFarlane may have another opportunity to offend audiences with his first live-action comedy.Read more →
For decades, the vast conglomerates that control the entertainment industry force cable companies to buy “bundles” of channels – which in turn forces pay-TV subscribers to purchase hundreds of channels they don’t want. The situation has gotten so bad, even owners of major cable companies are protesting it.Read more →
For well over a decade, The Simpsons has been the one program even marginally safe for families on Fox’s Sunday night lineup. But this fall, the series will trash its own reputation and legacy – by doing a “cross-over” episode with Seth MacFarlane’s graphic and grotesque Family Guy.Read more →
NBC will air a drama allegedly centered around the religious doctrine of the “immaculate conception.” But the creative team behind the program may be a cause of concern for potential viewers.
According to the news website Deadline: Hollywood, NBC has made a commitment to show Conception, which it calls a “supernatural mystery drama.”...Read more →