In the year since Fox Broadcasting’s “The Mick” debuted, it has proven to be a one-trick pony, falling back on the same hackneyed gag of having the children in the show saying and doing grossly inappropriate...Read more →
The PTC’s Director of Programs, Melissa Henson, details her meeting at the White House with President Trump.Read more →
New PTC research finds TV violence rated inaccurately, allowing children greater access to graphic gun violence.Read more →
In our society, violence surrounds impressionable minds, but the media refuses to act responsibly.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 Disney Channel drama aims teenage content at pre-teen viewers.Read more →
Recent scandals reveal the danger in entertainment industry culture.Read more →
Another tragedy…another shrug from Hollywood.Read more →
One man’s life story, told with humor and heart.Read more →
This crude “family comedy” combines toilet humor with tired Jewish schtick.Read more →
The PTC is one again attending the annual PaleyFest to get the scoop on the new fall TV season. Starting this Sunday, we’ll have daily updates of this year’s broadcast network shows. Be...Read more →
Today the Parents Television Council released a study of Streaming Video On Demand (SVOD) services and Over-The-Top streaming delivery devices called “Over-The-Top or a Race to the Bottom: A Parent’s Guide to Streaming Video.”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 →
In a recent guest editorial for The Hollywood Reporter, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made a persuasive case that The Bachelor
It’s the start of a new day – and a new year!
As we bid farewell to 2016, the PTC pauses to mourn the loss of uplifting and inspiring entertainment industry veterans who left us this past year (including Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Alan Thicke, Grant Tinker, Ron Glass, Florence Henderson, Doris Roberts, Alan Young, and so many others).
But we herald the arrival of the New Year with enthusiasm, with joy, and with a strengthened resolve to protect our children and grandchildren from harmful media influences, and to create a safe and sane media environment for all families.
We hope you’ll join us, as we view the future with optimism – and vow to Make TV Great Again!
The PTC’s year-end wrap-up of notable trends on television.Read more →
A compendium of classic holiday programs – and where to find them.Read more →
In recent decades, TV programming has been aimed almost exclusively at young singles. But one journalist thinks this may begin to change.Read more →
Even more graphic nudity may be on the TV horizon.Read more →
The conservative website summarizes the issue of TV ratings.Read more →
On Sunday, May 22nd, NBC followed up its G-rated, family-friendly hit with a graphic discussion of pornography.Read more →
A surprisingly subtle show worth any adult’s time – though not for kids.Read more →
This tribute also contains the PTC’s 2003 interview with Ms. Roberts.Read more →