On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it was fining a broadcaster 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.
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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 even...Read more →
Shark Tank delivers every positive quality a television show is capable of bringing to an audience.
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Disney’s new live-action film is a magnificent imagining of the classic fairy tale, alive with quality acting, colorful costumes, and family-friendly content. The PTC recommends this film for viewers over age five.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 →