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.
Best 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 December 1
Worst of Broadcast TV
Dracula on NBC
“Most people at this network have children and really care about the shows that we’re putting out there. It’s always in our
Worst of Cable TV
The Walking Dead on AMC
A man begs, “Don’t hurt my little girl.” In response, a woman rams a sword into the little girl’s mouth. The sword rips through the
back of the litt...
OTHER PTC COLUMNS
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...
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