PTC Columns

In this section of our website we feature several columns which keep readers up to date on the latest outrageous TV content and trends. Find our more about our columns below.

Sign-UpBest of Broadcast TV:  highlights child-friendly programs with positive messages, and which can comfortably be viewed by the entire family.
Worst of Broadcast TV:
serves to warn parents against programs dangerous for children, describing in detail the violence, sex, profanity, and other negative behaviors shown.
Worst of Cable TV: 
documents the offensive content parents are forced to pay for when purchasing expanded basic cable for the family-friendly and educational programming it offers.

WEEKLY COLUMNS: Week of January 25

Best of Broadcast TV

    The Middle on ABC

    For promoting responsible behavior by teens and young adults, the Wednesday, January 14th episode of ABC’s The Middle (8:00 p.m,. ET) is the

    1/22/2015

Worst of Broadcast TV

    Family Guy on Fox

    For women-hating, sexual dialogue, the Sunday, January 11th episode of Fox’s Family Guy (9:00 p.m. ET) is the Worst TV Show of the Week....

    1/22/2015

Worst of Cable TV

    Eye Candy on MTV

    For creating a horrific serial-killer program – and rating it appropriate for kids -- the January 12th premiere episode of MTV’s Eye Candy is t...

    1/22/2015

OTHER PTC COLUMNS

Misrated

    Hannibal on NBC

    The corpse of a woman impaled on a spiked device resembling exercise equipment, her pants and shirt entirely soaked in blood. A severed arm grasping a cell phone in its han...

    6/14/2013

TV Trends

    Nick Jr.’s NickMom: Not For Kids!

    Nick Jr. is a pay-TV network with programming intended for 2-6 year olds. Nick Jr.’s website boasts that the channel is a “safe, educational place” filled...

    10/12/2012

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