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    Fox Broadcasting Should Axe Explicit Cartoon From Primetime Lineup

    by  • June 3, 2015 • Broadcast Decency, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Violence, Worst of the Week • 13 Comments

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    Last Sunday, Fox Broadcasting premiered its animated cartoon, Golan the Insatiable, and by doing so, exposed nearly a half a million children to very explicit content.

    As such, we are calling on Fox Broadcasting to move this cartoon out of primetime, and are asking advertisers to reconsider their sponsorship of this...

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    New PTC Research Finds Disturbing Increase in Jokes About Child Sex Abuse on “Family Guy”

    by  • May 19, 2015 • Broadcast Decency, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization, Violence • 2 Comments

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    In a new research report about Fox Broadcasting’s Family Guy, the Parents Television Council found a disturbing and increasing pattern of jokes on the show about sexually abusing children. In fact, 79 percent of all the sexually violent scenes that aired on the primetime broadcast...

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    EW’s Exclusive Q&A with PTC President Tim Winter

    by  • December 29, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Broadcast Decency, Cable Choice, Misrated, Movies, Profanity, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization, Television, Violence • 2 Comments

    Just before Christmas, Entertainment Weekly published an unedited question and answer session (warning: the original story on the Entertainment Weekly website contains graphic images) with PTC President Tim Winter.

    It’s not to be missed!

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    It’s unusual for a major publication to devote such resources to...

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    Dating Naked’s Failed First Date

    by  • July 24, 2014 • Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex • 1 Comment

    It has often been said that Hollywood is out of ideas. And even on the rare occasions when a network comes up with something truly original, the other networks trip all over themselves trying to follow suit.

    Spurred on by comparative success of Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid,” TheWrap reports that broadcast and cable programming executives...

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    Family Guy Continues Pedophilia-Themed Punchlines

    by  • May 15, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Misrated, Sex, Violence • 18 Comments

    Last week we told you about Family Guy‘s bizarre fixation with child sex abuse. This week, the writers of Family Guy doubled-down on the offensive content with an art exhibit featuring pictures of hundreds of babies in suggestive situations, and Quagmire performing an inappropriate magic act at a children’s birthday party.

    Quagmire: (subtitled) Hey, can...

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