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RAISING HOPE

FOX Tuesday, at 800 ET

 PTC Summary:

Raising Hope

(Fox/Comedy)

8:00 p.m. (ET) Tuesday

Production Companies: Amigos de Garcia Productions, 20th Century Fox Television

Producers: Gregory Thomas Garcia, Alan Kirschenbaum, Bobby Bowman

Creator: Gregory Thomas Garcia

Now in its second season, Raising Hope follows the antics of single father Jimmy Chance’s close-knit, eccentric family and friends as they attempt to help him raise his baby girl. Jimmy and his sardonic co-worker Sabrina grow closer as they become a bigger part of each other’s lives, while Jimmy’s parents Burt and Virginia interfere, and Virginia’s senile mother Maw-Maw lapses in and out of coherence.

Sexual content is frequent and problematic, with Maw Maw often uttering explicit sexual dialogue. In a recent episode, she implied having group sex which involved farm animals. She also regularly confuses Jimmy and his father for her deceased ex-husband, leading to jokes involving incest. Burt and Virginia are a very sexually active married couple, who frequently discuss and refer to their sex life. Profanity is occasionally harsh, with "bastard," "bitch," “hell,” and “damn” among the words used. Violence is limited to slapstick comedy.

Raising Hope is not recommended for viewers under age 14.

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Show may include gratuitous sex, explicit dialogue, violent content, or obscene language, and is unsuitable for children.

The show contains adult-oriented themes and dialogue that may be inappropriate for youngsters.

Family-friendly show promoting responsible themes and traditional values.

Not yet rated by the PTC.


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