LOS ANGELES, CA - The Parents Television Council™, the nation's most influential
advocacy organization protecting children against sex, violence and profanity in
entertainment named Darden Restaurants an Advertiser Seal of Approval recipient
Annually, the Parents Television Council names the top ten advertisers that
support, through their television advertising, programs that are socially
responsible and family-friendly. The award salutes corporations that promote
quality entertainment, rather than programs that are filled with gratuitous
sexual content, graphic violence or profanity.
"We commend Darden Restaurants for being a responsible advertiser," PTC
Executive Director Tim Winter said. "By placing their advertisements on shows
that are positive and not violent or sexually graphic, Darden Restaurants shows
its respect for American families."
Darden Restaurants, Inc. is the world's largest casual dining restaurant company
in sales and market share. It operates over 1,400 Red Lobster, Olive Garden,
Bahama Breeze, Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill and Seasons 52 restaurants in North
To schedule an interview with a PTC representative, please contact
Megan Franko at (703) 683-5004, ext. 148.