“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 →
What to do when profanity takes you by surprise
Though parents may take every precaution to limit their child’s exposure to foul language, it seems inevitable that occasionally profanity or lewd expletives will...Read more →
The Parents Television Council commended CBS for ensuring harsh profanity wasn’t aired during the Grammys broadcast.
“I’ve been asked a number of times for a comment on last night’s Grammy Award broadcast on CBS — in particular the situation...Read more →
Ahead of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, the Parents Television Council has reached out to previous and potential advertisers of the annual show that markets blatant sexualization and illegal drug use to impressionable young viewers.
“On last year’s show,...Read more →
MTV’s awards show was packed with foul language – but still rated appropriate for children.Read more →
The annual broadcast of the Academy Awards is one of the most highly anticipated televised events of the year. In what is usually the second-most-watched broadcast every year (second only to the Super Bowl), viewers tune-in to see a lavish Hollywood...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 →
This coming Sunday, MTV will air the 32nd annual Video Music Awards, a program that has become synonymous with controversy.
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The Academy Awards are in the books for another year, and there wasn’t much in the way of surprises among the award winners. If you’ve been paying attention to all the other many awards shows thus far this year, you already know that a handful of films have claimed more or less all the...Read more →