• Posts Tagged ‘Coarsening Culture’

    McDonald’s Sponsors Dating Naked: How About Some Nudity With That Happy Meal?

    by  • July 30, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Cable Choice • 6 Comments

    Two episodes in, and VH1 is still struggling to find an audience for its much-ballyhooed foray into the naked reality show genre, Dating Naked.

    In fact, ratings were so low for episode 2, that it didn’t even break the top 100 cable shows for the week, though reruns of the 16-year-old sitcom Seinfeld did,...

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    Dating Naked’s Failed First Date

    by  • July 24, 2014 • Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex • 1 Comment

    It has often been said that Hollywood is out of ideas. And even on the rare occasions when a network comes up with something truly original, the other networks trip all over themselves trying to follow suit.

    Spurred on by comparative success of Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid,” TheWrap reports that broadcast and cable programming executives...

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    Media Applauds PTC’s Victory Over ADHD

    by  • April 24, 2014 • Broadcast Decency • 1 Comment

    Last week, Fox Broadcasting announced that it had cancelled its ultra-graphic Animation Domination High-Definition (ADHD) series. This announcement came only days after the PTC called out Fox for its grotesque internet cartoon “The Easter Bunny’s Coming,” and Target for sponsoring the content.ADHD

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