‘Glee’ Under Fire From Conservative Watchdog Group

The Parents Television Council has an axe to grind with “Glee.” The conservative watchdog group has taken aim at tonight’s episode of the Fox series, which features two teen couples – one gay, one straight – having sex for the first time. The PTC’s objection isn’t about the genders of the show’s characters – it’s […]

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‘Skins’ Creator Fires Back At Critics

Last week, the American “Skins” debuted on MTV to bad reviews, good ratings, and the ire of the Parents Television Council.  The conservative watchdog organization hires people to monitor television series for subject matter it deems inappropriate, such as teen sexuality, drug use and profanity, then encourages the subscribers to its mailing list to forward […]

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Has MTV’s ‘Skins’ Campaign Gone Too Far?

An Idaho teen anonymously brags about “losing his V card,” adding, “it was great, but had to leave the b-tch after.”  A Kansan claims, “after waking up in my friends dorm who is a guy, I found pictures from the night before… threesome.”  A Facebook app disingenuously warns that it is only for people over […]

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Watchdog Group Finds Teen Sex on TV Is Out of Control

We all know prime-time TV traffics in sexual content, but you might be surprised at how much of prime-time’s sexual scenes involve characters who are underage – particularly girls. And that’s just on the broadcast networks. The L.A.-based watchdog group, the Parents Television Council, just issued a study of underage sex in prime-time and apparently […]

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Users Speak: Did ‘Glee’s GQ Photos Go Too Far?

The Parents Television Council went berserk this week when GQ Magazine released photos from their November issue featuring scantily clad ‘Glee‘ castmates Lea Michele and Dianna Agron with co-star Cory Monteith. The PTC called the pics “disturbing,” claiming that the cover [seen below] of the male-targeted magazine “borders on pedophilia.” The PTC went on to […]

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