In the wake of the PTC’s criticism of the FX network for bringing HBO-caliber p*rnography to basic cable, some critics and TV writers have taken the PTC to task for “hypocrisy” and claiming there was “divide” exposed between parental sensitivities on explicit sexual content and graphic violence.
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Though his name was not familiar to the general public, television writer and producer Glen A. Larson was responsible for some of the most widely popular — and family-friendly — TV series of the 1970s and ‘80s. Read more →
So close to graduating, but short one P.E. credit. This is the fate facing Sue Heck…and how she deals with the crisis explains why the Wednesday, November 12th episode of ABC’s The Middle (8:00 p.m. ET) is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For being one of the bloodiest, most sexist, and most exploitative shows on TV, the Wednesday, November 12th episode of CBS’ Stalker (10:00 p.m. ET) deserves recognition for being the Worst TV Show of the Week. Read more →
Subscribers of basic cable are being bombarded with explicit, even pornographic, content – and are forced to pay for it. A prime example is the Tuesday, November 11th episode of FX’s Sons of Anarchy (10:00 p.m. ET), the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
WARNING: EXPLICIT DIALOGUE AND DESCRIPTIONS
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...Read more →
Superhero and comic-book stories are wildly popular today. For being both fun and educational, ABC’s November 4th special Marvel: 75 Years from Pulp to Pop! is the Best TV Show of the Week. Read more →
“The following program is rated TV-MA LSV. It contains strong language, sexual situations, violence, and nudity.”
With a warning like that, is it any wonder that the Wednesday, November 5th episode of FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show (10:00 p.m. ET)is the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week?Read more →
For unbelievably graphic sexual language and gory violence, Fox’s Family Guy is the Worst TV Show of the Week.
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Today The Parents Television Council released its annual list of “Best and Worst TV Advertisers,” which catalogues companies based on the television content they chose to underwrite with their media dollars over the past year.
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Filled with excitement, action, humor, positive family values, and genuine moral lessons, the Parents Television Council is delighted to award Disney’s Big Hero 6 with the PTC Seal of Approval®. The PTC recommends this movie for all viewers over age five.Read more →
Like millions of others, were you watching It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown with your family last Thursday night?
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...Read more →