Disney’s new live-action film is a magnificent imagining of the classic fairy tale, alive with quality acting, colorful costumes, and family-friendly content. The PTC recommends this film for viewers over age five.Read more →
The Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation Away & Back combines beautiful photography, a love of nature, and a low-key romance in this story of a young girl coming of age.Read more →
For promoting responsible behavior by teens and young adults, the Wednesday, January 14th episode of ABC’s The Middle (8:00 p.m,. ET) is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
Bringing Up Bates is an upbeat, inspirational, celebration of family, and how love, patience, and deep faith combine to make family life both strong and fun.Read more →
For once again bringing innocent and nostalgic cheer to generations of viewers, CBS’ 50th anniversary broadcast on December 9th of the perennial holiday favorite Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
For once again reminding viewers of the true meaning of Christmas, ABC’s Tuesday, December 2nd airing of the holiday favorite A Charlie Brown Christmas is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
So close to graduating, but short one P.E. credit. This is the fate facing Sue Heck…and how she deals with the crisis explains why the Wednesday, November 12th episode of ABC’s The Middle (8:00 p.m. ET) is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
Superhero and comic-book stories are wildly popular today. For being both fun and educational, ABC’s November 4th special Marvel: 75 Years from Pulp to Pop! is the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
Filled with excitement, action, humor, positive family values, and genuine moral lessons, the Parents Television Council is delighted to award Disney’s Big Hero 6 with the PTC Seal of Approval®. The PTC recommends this movie for all viewers over age five.Read more →
We are very pleased to report that as of yesterday, INSP network, a PTC Seal of Approval recipient and “home to millions of Americans who cherish and embrace positive entertainment,” has been reinstated on DirecTV!
You may recall that back in January, DirecTV dropped INSP while cynically...Read more →
Recently NBC announced its production slate for the upcoming television season. In the works is an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s fanciful children’s books about the fairyland of Oz. Predictably, however, rather than remaining true to the source material and creating a...Read more →
Just a couple of weeks ago, Entertainment Weekly described NBC’s Thursday night ratings as “an apocalyptic wasteland; some smoldering ruinous city, once glamorous, where a devastating bomb has crumbled the skyline into gray ash.”Read more →
Top TV comedienne Carol Burnett was honored last week with the Mark Twain Award, the Kennedy Center Honors award devoted to humor. As star of The Carol Burnett Show, Ms. Burnett brought clean, family-friendly humor into homes every Saturday night from 1967 to 1979.Read more →
On September 22nd, top TV producer Mark Burnett won an Emmy award for his program The Voice. During his acceptance speech, Burnett also made several keen observations about the state of television today.Read more →
Traditionally, most pay-TV customers subscribed because cable and satellite offered them programming they cannot get on free over-the-air TV. Today, this is still largely true – because what cable is offering is shows that are NOT obsessed with sex and violence.Read more →
Children fare much better in life if they have a loving and involved father. They are better able to cope with setbacks, less likely to run away from home or have discipline problems in school, they are more likely to have high...Read more →
Transitions are a part of every life; and moving forward into a new stage, while a cause for celebration for the one making the move, can often be difficult for those left behind. For it’s humorous, heartwarming depiction of such transitions, ABC’s The Middle has been named the Best TV Show of the Week.Read more →
ABC’s March 6th rerun of the December 12th, 2012 episode of The Middle (Wednesdays, 8:00p.m. ET) was simultaneously one of the funniest and most endearing episodes of the series ever aired, deservedly earning it the title of Best TV Show of the Week.
Frankie and Mike Heck’s 20th anniversary is imminent. Daughter Sue, naturally, is...Read more →
Another hilarious episode of ABC’s The Middle (8:00 p.m. ET) treated viewers to a half-hour of family-friendly fun, laughter, and good lessons – which is why the Wednesday, February 27th episode deserves recognition for being the Best TV Show of the Week.
With Sue’s “Sue –weet 16” birthday only 10 days away, the teen girl...Read more →
The Biggest Lower of NBC
It’s late February, and what better motivation to continue a weight-loss resolution than watching an episode of The Biggest Loser on NBC. The show was broadcast on Monday, February 18 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) and portrayed the struggles that one must overcome to lead a healthier lifestyle. This season, the...Read more →