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 →
The Parents Television Council is urgently warning parents about the new film, Joker, that opens in theaters this weekend.Read more →
The Parents Television Council is calling on the entertainment industry to fully embrace its influence on society.
“Hollywood is joyfully abuzz at the latest Emmy Awards winners, with a diverse group of actors and viewpoints being represented. At the same time, a forthcoming film, Joker, is...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 →
The Parents Television Council released a new study, “Not for Kids Anymore,” that found broadcast TV shows based on child-beloved comic book characters are not safe for kids to watch.
The study’s author, Dr. Christopher Gildemeister, Head of Research Operations for...Read more →
New PTC Research Finds Comic Book-Themed Broadcast TV Shows Expose Kids to Extreme Graphic Violence, Death, & Profanity
In a new seven-year analysis of comic book-themed broadcast television shows with appeal to children, the Parents Television Council found that young viewers were...Read more →
For more than two years, the Parents Television Council has relentlessly pushed-back on Netflix for graphically depicting suicide on its popular, teen-targeted original series 13 Reasons Why.
Late last night, news broke that Netflix was removing that scene from the first season of 13...Read more →
LOS ANGELES (May 22, 2019) – In a letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and to each member of the Netflix Board of Directors, the Parents Television Council asked the company to justify why it continues to keep “13 Reasons Why” on its platform...Read more →