At the end of season two of 13 Reasons Why, Bryce Walker was acquitted of rape and cleared of charges in Hannah Baker’s suicide. He then transferred to an elite private school, Hillcrest; while his peers at Liberty were left to try to pick...Read more →
“Nickelodeon isn’t just SpongeBob Squarepants: It’s a gateway station to crotch- grabbing MTV. With millions of viewers, Nickelodeon offers the perfect cross-marketing vehicle for Viacom: Kids love it; parents trust its programming.” -Christine Parsons, San Francisco Chronicle
Last night marked the 35th annual Video...Read more →
Before Season 3 of Netflix’s teen-targeted suicide drama, 13 Reasons Why, is released on August 23, the Parents Television Council has appealed to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to end the series and cease its continued distribution.
PTC President Tim Winter wrote to Hastings, attaching the signatures...Read more →
The Parents Television Council issued the following statement regarding Universal Pictures’ decision to pull The Hunt from release.
“While we are glad Universal Pictures made a responsible decision to pull The Hunt from theatrical release, we can only wonder what misguided thinking led to the film ever getting produced,...Read more →
In light of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Parents Television Council called on the entertainment industry not to dodge responsibility for the violent entertainment culture it has created, citing new research published in Psychology Today that suggests...Read more →
The Parents Television Council urged The CW to tone down its comic book-themed TV shows that are inherently attractive to children in order to make them more child-friendly. New PTC research has documented extreme graphic violence, profanity, and sexual content in The CW shows: Arrow,...Read more →
The Parents Television Council released a new study, “Not for Kids Anymore,” that found broadcast TV shows based on child-beloved comic book characters are not safe for kids to watch.
The study’s author, Dr. Christopher Gildemeister, Head of Research Operations for...Read more →