In late December, Netflix dropped The Witcher, a fantasy drama based on a book series and video game, and already it is drawing comparisons to HBO’s Game of Thrones.
With its vaguely medieval setting featuring castles and kingdoms, its stark grey and blue cinematography, epic...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 →
Netflix has announced that it will not include portrayals of smoking or e-cigarette use in new TV shows rated TV-14 or lower, or movies rated PG-13 and below. The PTC applauds this decision — with caveats.Read more →
If you go to Netflix and browse through the TV Shows on tap, you’ll typically see a number of subgroups designed to help the user quickly identify and locate programming that might suit their mood at the moment or their tastes more broadly.
Those categories...Read more →
Netflix’s warning to viewers not to take the “Bird Box Challenge” — inspired by Netflix’s own movie — proves the company’s blatant double-standard regarding the potential harm that its programming can have on viewers.Read more →
The Parents Television Council applauds Walmart for teaming up with MGM to create original programming.Read more →
My feelings about 13 Reasons Why changed from the first season to the second.Read more →
After Netflix’s renewal of the controversial series for a third season, PTC announces an online petition advocating removal of the program from Netflix.Read more →
Ahead of Netflix’s shareholders meeting tomorrow, the Parents Television Council has released a list of five questions Netflix should answer during the meeting.Read more →
The Parents Television Council issued an urgent warning to parents and schools about the content found in Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” Season 2, which was just released on the platform last Friday, and has called on Netflix to pull the series entirely because of the potentially...Read more →
The TV wasteland has never been more vast for children.Read more →
The PTC commends YouTube and Amazon for adding additional parental controls to their technology platforms in order to help protect children from harmful media content. Read more →
The Netflix series aimed explicit content at children without adequate safeguards or resources.Read more →
The PTC commends Netflix for adding some viewer protections for its second season of 13 Reasons Why. But Netflix must do more to protect children from the demonstrably harmful, graphic content.Read more →
The Parents Television Council commended Netflix for adding another level of parental controls to its system and encouraged the company to keep making its platform safer for children. Read more →
The popular Netflix show has returned — with more adult content. Read more →
Recent scandals reveal the danger in entertainment industry culture. Read more →
The CBS All Access series betrays the franchise’s family-friendly roots. Read more →
Network bosses are desperate to keep ad dollars on TV, but they’re promising far more than they can deliver – especially in terms of “objectionable” content.Read more →
You might not have heard of it, but I assure you – just about every teenager in America has.Read more →