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 April 13

Best of Broadcast TV

    American Dream Builders on NBC

    All too often, TV “reality” competitions bring out the worst in their contestants. For bringing out the best in its, the Sunday, April 13 th episode of ...


Worst of Broadcast TV

    Scandal on ABC

    Corruption, murder, and sex are always on the table when it comes to ABC's Scandal (Thursdays, 10:00 p.m. ET). On April 10th, the episode entitled ̶...


Worst of Cable TV

    2013 MTV Movie Awards on MTV

    Many teens love movies – so it’s a pity that a movie awards show intended for younger viewers should be filled with inappropriate content, as was the Sunday, Apr...




    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...


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