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 26

Best of Broadcast TV

Worst of Broadcast TV

    Family Guy on Fox

    We are already five weeks into the 2014 fall broadcast television season and the ratings for the first four weeks are in. The most-watched broadcast television network has c...

    10/23/2014

Worst of Cable TV

    Awkward on MTV

    “I just had afternoon sex with a sophomore whose last name I couldn’t remember.”

    So opened the October 14th episode of MTV’s

    10/23/2014

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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