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 October 19

Best of Broadcast TV

    The Flash on CW

    For providing audiences with an action-packed, family-friendly show with an upbeat, truly heroic hero, the Tuesday, October 7th series premiere of CW’s The Flash<...


Worst of Broadcast TV

    Marry Me on NBC

    This fall, a new trend has emerged on broadcast television. Several new shows premiering have a storyline similar to a romantic comedy film, with an emphasis on monogamous ...


Worst of Cable TV

    Tosh.0 on Comedy Central

    For trashing the concept of a “family-friendly” TV show, the October 7th episode of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 (10:00 p.m. T) is the




    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...


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...


Parenting Tips