Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like “The Walking Dead” but can equal them in graphic gore, a new study found.
Could a family feud be brewing? The Parents Television Council is fuming mad after Miley Cyrus’ sexually explicit performance aired with a TV-14 rating on the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, and Cyrus’ dad Billy Ray serves on the board.
A television watchdog group has urged advertisers to boycott hit TV show “America’s Got Talent”, saying the addition of shock jock Howard Stern to the panel of judges will “likely result in a sharp increase in explicit content.”
One of the nation’s biggest media watchdog groups has come out strongly against the new ABC sitcom called “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23.”
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 […]
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Hugh Hefner and the Parents Television Council agree on one thing, at least — that NBC never should have aired “The Playboy Club.” The Playboy publisher reflected on Tuesday’s cancellation of the series — set at the Playboy Club in Chicago in the 1960s — via his Twitter […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]