Nearly everyone over a certain age has fond memories of watching The Carol Burnett Show, which ran for eleven successful seasons on CBS, picking up 25 Emmy Awards, 8 Golden Globe Awards and 3 People’s Choice Awards along the way.
Few performers before or since...Read more →
This quirky comedy is premised on selfish and reckless behavior.Read more →
Former PTC Honorary Chairman Steve Allen said “TV is leading children down a moral sewer” and VH-1 and Dating Naked proved his words are still true today. In addition to graphic sexual dialogue, yesterday’s show included a dangerous...Read more →
A new game makes a playable hero of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
The new mobile cellphone game called “Narcos: Cartel Wars,” a merchandizing tie-in of the...Read more →
The Parents Television Council mourns the passing of Jack C. Taylor, founder of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and a longtime benefactor of the PTC.
PTC President Tim Winter offers the following remarks:
“The term ‘American Hero’ can mean a lot of different...Read more →
Where would we be without our handy dandy dads, our biggest protectors, and best friend? Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In celebration of Father’s Day this Sunday, here are some positive images of men and the great roles they play...Read more →
Limiting children’s screen time is important…even during summer break.Read more →
Monday is Memorial Day, in remembrance of U.S. soldiers who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Below is a list of films that reflect what Memorial Day represents, the sacrifice of lives in the military service. Read more →
Though best known for his role on Mr. Ed, the star’s talent was much wider-ranging. Read more →
As Spring TV shows come to a close, below is a list of summer shows to look forward to. The list covers broadcast, cable and streaming services as well as new and returning TV series.Read more →
This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day. In recognition, the PTC pays tribute to the advertisers who pay tribute to mothers. Read more →
The PTC warns top advertisers: the TV Content Ratings System cannot be trusted.Read more →
Hollywood opposes censorship — except when they do it themselves.Read more →
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Mass shootings have become such a common occurrence in the U.S. that major media organizations have begun reporting them with alarming frequency. It has been...Read more →
The growing theme in popular media of apocalyptic survival has found its way into comedy with shows like Last Man on Earth and, more recently, You, Me, and the Apocalypse. As a whole, the effort to mine the funny out of humanity’s brush with...Read more →
The PTC counts down its top favorite TV couples for Valentine’s Day.Read more →
Two weeks ago, a headline in the L.A. Times blared, “Why Vanessa Hudgens and the other stars of Fox’s ‘Grease Live!’ won’t ‘clean up’ the show”.
According to the Times, “The creators of ‘Grease Live!’ are planning some changes...Read more →
With Super Bowl 50 just days away, there’s already speculation about which ads will stand out as the most memorable. Dozens of companies will be paying millions of dollars (last...Read more →
Many families who eagerly anticipated The Muppets return to broadcast television last fall were sorely disappointed to find that instead of the light-hearted, family-friendly entertainment they...Read more →
Jane Lynch was arguably the break-out star of Fox’s Glee, where she played cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, a role for which she was awarded both an...Read more →
For many, a new year means a new start. A chance to get rid of some bad habits and replace them with some healthy habits. Most new year’s resolutions include going to the gym more often, finally shedding...Read more →
Sometimes, we need a little change of pace from the hustle and bustle of this festive season. The Parents Television Council has come up with some wonderful family-friendly TV shows for the Christmas and holiday season. Read more →
With the Success of The Wiz, PTC Urges Broadcasters to Program For Families Throughout the Year
On the heels of the highly-watched, family-friendly special broadcast of NBC’s The Wiz Live!, the Parents...Read more →