For celebrating the lives of American heroes, and providing educational, inspirational, and family-friendly programming that uplifts the human spirit, the Parents Television Council is proud to award Brush of Honor with the PTC Seal of ApprovalTM.Read more →
Disney’s new film is an action-packed teen adventure with an intelligent plot and a powerful message about the power of media…and the importance of hope. Read more →
Most Americans would agree that rape is not a laughing matter – but those in the entertainment industry feel differently. In the last week, there have been several examples of violent sexual assault of women and children on TV …and the TV networks have...Read more →
In a new research report about Fox Broadcasting’s Family Guy, the Parents Television Council found a disturbing and increasing pattern of jokes on the show about sexually abusing children. In fact, 79 percent of all the sexually violent scenes that aired on the primetime broadcast...Read more →
Parents Television Council Issues Urgent Call to McDonald’s to Change TV Sponsorship Practices
The Parents Television Council issued an urgent call to McDonald’s to stop sponsoring TV programming with jokes about sexually exploiting children, and is urging its members to contact the...Read more →
For the last few seasons, graphically violent programs about serial killers have enjoyed a boom on broadcast TV. Recently, some networks have cancelled such shows…but sadly, other networks are jumping on the murder bandwagon.Read more →
To those who grew up in the 1970s, The Muppet Show was a beloved family-friendly series suitable for the entire family. Now, ABC plans to bring the Muppets back…in what it is calling a “ more adult” format.Read more →
There’s more good news to report on the Cable Choice front.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll released late last week confirms that “77 percent of U.S. adults said they would like ‘a la carte’ pricing’ which would allow consumers to pick...Read more →
For desensitizing viewers to sickening concepts, the Tuesday, April 28th episode of CW’s iZombie (9:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
In honor of the PTC’s 20th anniversary and of Mother’s Day, we present, in no particular order, the 20 top broadcast TV moms of the last 20 years.
TV moms have changed over the decades. On television today we seldom see the idealized mothers of generations past; whose hair was always perfectly coiffed, whose clothes...Read more →
The latest film in the Marvel super-hero franchise is an exciting action blockbuster, but contains violence and language inappropriate for younger children. Read more →