Parents Television Council

From left, Tracy Spiridakos as Charlie Matheson, Billy Burke as Miles Matheson, Daniella Alonso as Nora, and Paras Patel as Albert, in a scene from "Revolution." (AP Photo/NBC, Brownie Harris, File)

Erratic TV violence ratings fail parents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 failure of the TV ratings system, […]

12/09/2013

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Parents fed up with subsiding sexual content on TV

Are you a parent fed up with some of the content on cable tv? Variety reveals a disturbing trend: Pay-TV is pushing boundaries on sexual content. Of course, this is of great concern to parents […]

10/10/2013

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Study: TV’s female characters are sexual targets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teenage female characters are sexual fodder for broadcast network TV series, especially comedies, according to an advocacy group’s new study. An examination of 238 sitcoms and dramas airing during four weeks […]

07/09/2013

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New research finds increase of nudity on network TV during primetime

New research from the Parents Television Council shows that blurred or pixilated full nudity is increasingly being shown on primetime broadcast television shows, and that almost 70% of this type of nudity is being shown […]

06/05/2013

Watchdog: More implied nudity on prime-time TV

(AP) – A watchdog group says broadcast television is implying a lot more nudity in prime time than it used to. The Parents Television Council said Monday that its researchers found 76 instances where a […]

08/20/2012

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