• Archive for June, 2015

    PTC Calls on A&E to Issue Refund to Cable Subscribers for Having to Subsidize “Seven Year Switch” on FYI Network

    by  • June 30, 2015 • Advertiser Accountability, Cable Choice, Other • 1 Comment

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    The Parents Television Council is calling on A&E to offer a refund to cable subscribers who do not want to subsidize its FYI network, which will be premiering Seven Year Switch, a program featuring couples switching spouses and that will presumably encourage adultery, and which...

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    PTC to Robert Gibbs: Will You Carry Administration’s “Moral Disapprobation” of Sexual Violence to New Role at McDonald’s?

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Advertiser Accountability • 21 Comments

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    Last week, McDonald’s hired former White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs to act as Global Chief Communications Officer.

    PTC Advisory Board Member Gary Lesser sent a letter to Gibbs, reminding him of the strong stance the administration he once represented took against sexual assault on college...

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    Fox Broadcasting Should Axe Explicit Cartoon From Primetime Lineup

    by  • June 3, 2015 • Broadcast Decency, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Violence, Worst of the Week • 13 Comments

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    Last Sunday, Fox Broadcasting premiered its animated cartoon, Golan the Insatiable, and by doing so, exposed nearly a half a million children to very explicit content.

    As such, we are calling on Fox Broadcasting to move this cartoon out of primetime, and are asking advertisers to reconsider their sponsorship of this...

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