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 May 19
Best of Broadcast TV
The Middle on ABC
In what is considered by many the “classic” era of television sitcoms, episodes often had a moral or a point about good behavior; indeed, some
Worst of Broadcast TV
American Dad on Fox
Heroin junkies. Disease-raddled prostitutes. Decomposing corpses. Sounds like perfect material for a prime-time cartoon aimed at kids, doesn’t it?
Fox certainly thinks...
Worst of Cable TV
Tosh.0 on Comedy Central
A man in a wheelchair rolls uncontrollably down a hill and crashes into a curb. His body goes flying through the air. The audience roars with laughter.
“The Iraq War ...
OTHER PTC COLUMNS
Hannibal on NBC
The April 11th episode of NBC’s Hannibal (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) was so horrific in its explicit gore that, with a rating of TV-14, s
it was definitely...