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In New Letter, PTC Proposes Solution to McDonalds' Financial Troubles
PTC President says it’s "not a coincidence that at the same time McDonalds abandoned its family focus, sales started to decline."
LOS ANGELES (April 23, 2014) – In a letter to McDonalds, the Parents Television Council reported that the
company’s advertising practices are among the worst in...
PTC Calls Comcast/TWC Merger Bad for Families
LOS ANGELES (February 13, 2014) – The Parents Television Council issued a statement in response to the news
that Comcast intends to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal wo...
PTC Announces New Chapter in Sacramento
LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2014) – The Parents Television Council announced the formation of a new chapter in
Sacramento, Calif., and that Ann Newton is the chapter...
PTC Congratulates Gene Kimmelman
LOS ANGELES (January 16, 2014) – The Parents Television Council offers congratulations to Gene Kimmelman, who
was appointed to be president and CEO of Public Knowledg...
New Study Says Gun Violence in PG-13 Films Increasing
PTC Says Findings Prove Entertainment Industry Unmotivated to Reduce Children’s Exposure to On-Screen Violence
LOS ANGELES (November 11, 2013) – The Parents Television Council issued a statement in response to a new
study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center an...
PTC Lauds U.S. Rep. Eshoo’s Video CHOICE Act
LOS ANGELES (September 9, 2013) – The Parents Television Council praised a new bill introduced today by U.S. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) called the
Video CHOICE (Consum...
PTC Blasts Fox’s ADHD Programming Block
Issues Warning to Parents, Advertisers About Explicit Online Content That May Air on Broadcast TV This Weekend
LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2013) – The Parents Television Council is warning parents and potential advertisers of
Fox’s new explicit “Animation Domination High...
PTC Blasts Fox Over Audacious FCC Arguments
LOS ANGELES (June 20, 2013) – The Parents Television Council blasted arguments made by Fox Broadcasting in public comments filed with the FCC over its proposal to limit i...
PTC Launches “#NoIndecencyFCC” Week
LOS ANGELES (May 6, 2013) – The Parents Television Council launched “#NoIndecencyFCC” Week , May 6-10, to encourage the public to file
PTC Statement From Today's AT&T Shareholder Meeting
PTC was to present company with TV sponsorship "report card"
CHEYENNE, WY (APRIL 26, 2013) – At AT&T’s Shareholder meeting today, the Parents Television Council was planning to commend the company for
sponsoring some ...
PTC Releases Annual Ranking of Best and Worst TV Sponsors
Asks Holiday Shoppers to Support Family-Friendly Advertisers
LOS ANGELES (November 19, 2012) – Just in time for the official start to holiday season, the Parents Television Council® released its annual list of the "Top Ten ...
PTC Launches New Campaign "4 Every Girl"
Program will Combat Sexualization of Young Girls in the Media
LOS ANGELES (October 11, 2012) – Today, the Parents Television Council®
announced the launch of a new campaign entitled "4 Every Girl." The stated
PTC Finds Shocking Spike in Full Nudity on Broadcast TV
Over Five Times More Full Nudity This Season Compared to Last
LOS ANGELES (August 20th, 2012) – Today, the Parents Television Council released results of a research analysis regarding nudity on prime-time broadcast television. PTC fo...
PTC Calls for Cable Choice in Light of DirectTV/Viacom Dispute
Consumers should be able to choose and pay for only the cable channels they want
LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2012) – Today, Parents Television Council® president Tim Winter cited a dispute between Viacom and DirecTV as evidence of why consumers should be able to c...
PTC Applauds Supreme Court for Siding with Decency Law
Urges FCC to Clear Out More Than 1.5 Million Pending Indecency Complaints
LOS ANGELES (June 21, 2012) – Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Federal Communications Commission v. Fox case. The Parents Television Council™ praised the Cour...
PTC Jeers Half-Hearted Expansion of TV Ratings Policy
Says Move Is Useless without Accurate Ratings, Accountability
LOS ANGELES (June 11, 2012) – The Parents Television Council® today welcomed the decision by TV networks ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telefutura, Telemundo and Univision to expand their ...
PTC Congratulates New FCC Appointees
LOS ANGELES (May 7, 2012) – The Parents Television Council™ congratulated new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) appointees Ajit Varadaraj Pai and Jessica Rosenworcel, who ...