The Parents Television Council is calling on CBS to ensure that the Super Bowl broadcast is safe for the millions of children and families who will be in the viewing audience on Sunday.
“We want to remind CBS to...Read more →
When families across the U.S. sit down to watch Super Bowl LIII together on February 3, they won’t just see the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams battle to win the ultimate football championship. Families will also be taking-in the ever-popular advertisements (usually...Read more →
Streaming video is rapidly displacing traditional over-the-air broadcast and Pay TV in American homes. Seven in ten U.S. households (69%) now access streaming video on demand (SVOD) via Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
Americans streamed 42 billion hours of Netflix in 2015, accounting...Read more →
When is it appropriate to joke about the sexual assault of a teenage girl? The answer, of course, is “never.”Read more →
We know that children are influenced by what they see on TV and in the movies. Sometimes this is for the good; but reality – and scientific research – proves that children can be negatively influenced, even harmed, by the media they consume.
Parents have...Read more →
The most recent episode of Fox’s Star Trek parody series, The Orville, did something you rarely see on television these days — and even more rarely on television comedies: It told the truth about pornography.Read more →
Every fall when the networks roll out their latest crop of sitcoms, it is rarely the comedies that rely on cheap innuendo and gratuitous anatomical references that rise to the top, garnering a devoted following of loyal fans, attracting top advertiser dollars,...Read more →
Netflix’s warning to viewers not to take the “Bird Box Challenge” — inspired by Netflix’s own movie — proves the company’s blatant double-standard regarding the potential harm that its programming can have on viewers.Read more →
The Parents Television Council offered congratulations to Geoffrey Starks for being confirmed as a new FCC commissioner, and to current FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr on being confirmed to a new term.
“We offer our congratulations to Starks on...Read more →