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This week, because of the thousands of concerned citizens who made phone calls or sent e-mails last week, there were NO ads for Sprint or Samsung on the most recent episode of...
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VH1’s sleazy reality dating show Dating Naked aired again last night, but MOST of the advertisers we contacted after last week’s season premiere did NOT return...Read more →
The Parents Television Council is issuing an urgent call of caution to parents that a sexually-explicit, teen-targeted program called “Dating Naked” will be airing on the teen-targeted VH1 basic cable network. Additionally, the PTC has contacted corporate sponsors...Read more →
More of the same – only worse.Read more →
One woman’s heartfelt letter to Madison Avenue. Read more →
CBS has pulled the plug on Angel from Hell. Read more →
Super Bowl 50’s ads were inoffensive…and unexciting.Read more →
Here are some of the most positive and family-friendly Super Bowl commercials set to air this coming weekend.Read more →
In an open letter, the PTC is urging all companies who advertise during the Super Bowl to refrain from using sex and violence in their commercials.Read more →
Audiences are more likely to pay attention to a program when viewing it with others, says a new study.Read more →
Here are some ways parents and other concerned citizens can help protect children by fighting the graphic and gratuitous violence, sex, and profanity that dominates TV and media...Read more →
We all know that TV impacts the culture, and in turn, our children. TV has proven that it can be a positive force for good. Think of the ground covered in promoting positive, strong female characters on TV and in other entertainment...Read more →
Drink up, kiddies!
At least that’s the message being sent by some beloved children’s characters. Again.
ABC’s The Muppets continues to barrage the children watching the show with messages that drinking alcohol is perfectly acceptable.
In this week’s Dec. 8th episode, Muppet characters are sitting at tables...Read more →
Consider This List When Holiday Shopping
The Parents Television Council announced the companies that it chose for its annual Best/Worst Advertisers List. The...Read more →
ABC’s serial killer drama Wicked City is the first new show of the fall season to be canceled…and the PTC played a part in...Read more →
The entertainment industry believes that the gorier and more sexually explicit a program is, the more viewers it attracts. But advertisers who sponsor violent or sexually explicit programming are actually hurting their bottom line....Read more →
For presenting necrophilia at 7 p.m. on the public airwaves, the October 6th episode of Fox’s Scream Queens is the Worst TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For nearly unbelievable levels of ultra-graphic sex and gore, the October 7th season premiere of FX’s American Horror Story is the Worst Cable TV Show of the Week.Read more →
It’s becoming an increasingly common phenomena that networks with uninteresting shows to pedal will try to gin-up interest by giving the show a sleazy, jaw-droppingly inappropriate name. Read more →
Despite its failure with the American public, the Hollywood trade press has been applauding Scream Queens. But does it belong on the public airwaves at 7 o’clock Central/Mountain?Read more →
For over a decade, the FX basic cable network has reveled in the most explicit programming – and forced every subscriber to pay for it. Read more →
The Parents Television Council issued a statement in reaction to the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
“MTV had an opportunity to use its powerful VMA platform to stir a young audience to aspire to something positive and uplifting. Instead they chose to...Read more →
1. MTV doesn’t seem to know who their target audience is.
It’s a bit of a jarring juxtaposition to see an image of a fresh-faced, young teen girl still wearing braces in mascara ads right...Read more →