“We applaud the FCC for affirming the numerous, intrinsic failings of the TV content ratings system...Read more →
My work affords me some really amazing opportunities to meet some really amazing people.
One of the greatest opportunities for me was to meet, to get to know, and to work personally...Read more →
PTC Challenges Excuses Entertainment Industry Gave to FCC to Avoid Reforming the System
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The Parents Television Council praised the efforts of Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) to secure answers from entertainment media CEOs about increased portrayals of smoking and tobacco use in TV shows, movies and streaming content, and the resulting deleterious impact on our nation’s youth.
In letters...Read more →
Most TV comedies today are a lot like your stereotypical college frat-boy: trying to cram in as many sexual innuendos and euphemisms for butts, breasts and genitalia as they can in twenty or so minutes of airtime. Whatever there is of a story arc,...Read more →
Netflix recently announced its decision to remove a scene from its Bird Box film that used real footage of a train wreck that occurred in Canada.
Netflix was clearly in the wrong for including footage from a real-life disaster that killed 47 people in its...Read more →
When families across the U.S. sit down to watch Super Bowl LIII together on February 3, they won’t just see the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams battle to win the ultimate football championship. Families will also be taking-in the ever-popular advertisements (usually...Read more →
Parents have a tough job protecting their children from harmful entertainment – whether it’s in video games, on smart phones, or on television.
This past year has been no different. Hollywood continues to market explicit content to children. Hollywood continues to push sex,...Read more →
There are abundant reasons why Netflix should never have given the green-light to 13 Reasons Why — the high-school drama about a teenaged girl who is raped, then “slut-shamed” by her peers at school and commits suicide —...Read more →
In Hollywood, it’s not always certain that the old adage, “What goes around, comes around,” is true — but it is today.Read more →
Every September the PTC attends they Paley Center for Media’s PaleyFest — where episodes of new television series are screened ahead of their broadcast TV premieres – to get a jump-start on the fall television season...Read more →
Halloween is just one week away, and already Hollywood has been busy turning-out blood-chilling feature films, specials and original series. Jamie Lee Curtis is back in theaters with a new addition to the Halloween franchise, and Netflix has...Read more →
The Parents Television Council filed reply comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the Children’s Television Programming Rules (MB Docket No. 18-202), otherwise known as “KidVid.”Read more →
Whether you are talking to friends and family, or reading news stories about the media giant, it seems no one has anything critical to say about Netflix. But is that a healthy...Read more →
The Parents Television Council applauds HBO and its corporate parent, AT&T, for removing the pornographic content from its platform — but urges AT&T to make the same move by removing X-rated pornographic content from DirecTV.Read more →
Netflix is on the hook to answer why it continues to distribute child pornography found in the controversial film Desire that shows a young girl engaged in an explicit act.Read more →
The Parents Television Council issued a statement in response to Netflix’s announcement that it is renewing “13 Reasons Why” for a third season.
“We condemn Netflix for renewing its teen-targeted suicide drama ’13 Reasons Why.’ The company already potentially has the blood of children on their hands...Read more →
Flip through the endless TV shows with your remote, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find fathers portrayed in any kind of meaningful way.
If TV writers of the 1950s went too far in depicting fathers as all-knowing...Read more →