PTC in the News

'Family Guy' actor Patrick Warburton says his parents 'hate the show'
USA Today (4/23/24)

On the Radar: ‘Shrimp Jesus’, Parental Controls and Misogynistic YouTube Content
Plugged In (4/20/24)

Social Media Companies Aren’t Protecting Children, but Could: Media Expert
NTD News (4/17/24)

Instagram blocks nude images in DMs to mitigate 'sextortion' crimes reaching record numbers
Fox News (4/17/24)

‘Screens’ Plus Children … Destructive Combination on So Many Levels
Striker Journal (4/11/24)

The children are not alright
Pittsburgh Parent (4/10/24)

Florida da un gran paso para proteger a los niños y aprueba la prohibición de redes sociales más restrictiva del país
CBN/Mundo Cristiano (4/2/24)

Movieguide (3/27/24)

Florida Takes Big Step to Protect Kids, Passes Most Restrictive Social Media Ban in Country
CBN (3/26/24)

'The Princess of Hell' and a Tryst with Satan: Watchdogs Warn These Satanic Shows Target Your Kids
CBN (3/19/24)


Disney’s Sexually Explicit Poor Things to be Added to Hulu Ahead of Oscars; PTC Issues Warning to Parents

Some Stories Don’t Need to Be Told
TOWNHALL (3/8/24)


Has childhood disappeared?
Arkansas Democrat Gazette (2/18/24)

What Is Love? Hollywood Hasn’t Got a Clue.
TOWNHALL (2/13/24)

MovieGuide (2/1/24)

Government Gets Involved With Disney+, Streamer Reportedly Classifies Scenes of Sexual Abuse as Suitable for Children
Inside the Magic (2/1/24)

News Nation Live (1/31/24)

Saturday morning cartoons, streaming anytime: Why kids content is vital to subscriber growth
CNBC (1/27/24)

Faith Nation
CBN (1/26/24)

Catholic Connection
Ave Maria Radio (1/24/24)

Big Tech is Preying on Children for Profit and Congress Needs to Stop It.
The Hill (1/18/24)

ESPN Sugar Bowl Flasher Offered Lucrative Opportunity By Camsoda: REPORT
Daily Caller (1/3/24)

'Naughty' list mass media: Should religious leaders help parents fight screen culture?
Get Religion (12/31/23)

Bentkey Makes The Parent TV Council Nice List; HBO, Meta: Naughty
The Daily Wire (12/8/23)

Instagram’s Parent Company Lands on Watchdog’s ‘Naughty List’: It ‘Targets Teens’ with Harmful Content
Christian Headlines (12/8/23)

Meta, HBO Make PTC’s Naughty List, AppleTV+, Bentkey On Nice List
TV NewsCheck (12/7/23)

Interview with Melissa Henson
Ave Maria Radio (11/22/23)

Teens are rebelling against sex on TV (11/14/23)

Nearly half of adolescents say there's too much sex on TV: study
The Christian Post (11/8/23)

Many teens think sex too pervasive on TV, study finds
Baptist Standard (11/7/23)

Adolescents have spoken, and 'nomance' is what they want
American Family News (11/2/23)

Op-Ed: Where has all the family TV programming gone?
The Washington Times (10/9/23)

Study: Prime Video Worst for Family Programming, Best Service May Surprise You
The Streamable (10/6/23)

'Kids are suffering': PTC urges streaming services to offer more family-friendly content
The Christian Post (10/9/23)

Lack of Family-Friendly Content on Streaming Platforms, Says Parents Television and Media Council VP
NTD News (10/4/23)

Less than 15 Percent of Netflix and Amazon Original Programs are Family-Friendly, Study Says
Christian Headlines (10/6/23)

Controversial nude dating show 'Naked Attraction' is shocking — and awing — viewers. Here's why.
Insider (10/2/23)

Britain's full-frontal nude dating show gets the US ratings - and the backlash
The New Zealand Press (9/30/23)

HBO quietly rolls out debauched British dating show where nude and faceless contestants are critiqued on their body parts
The Blaze (9/29/23)

What Is 'Naked Attraction' and Why Is it Max's Number One Show Right Now?
Men's Journal (9/29/23)

HBO Head Dismisses ‘Naked Attraction’ Controversy
The Streamable (9/29/23)

Britain’s full-frontal nude dating show sparks U.S. debate as it tops Max
The Washington Post (9/29/23)

Watch: Full-Frontal Nude Dating Show 'Naked Attraction' Quietly Added to Max
Breitbart (9/26/23)

Nude Dating Show Quietly Added to Max Draws Backlash
The Streamable (9/27/23)

Max adds nude dating show to platform that features kids' content
Movie Guide (9/27/23)

This Is Why ‘Naked Attraction’ Is Able to Show Full-Frontal Nudity
The Messenger (9/27/23)

‘Naked Attraction’ Surges to Become Max’s “Most Popular” Show
The Hollywood Reporter (9/27/23)

Explicit Dating Show ‘Naked Attraction’ Is Now On Max—Why It’s So Shocking And How It Avoids Censorship Rules
Forbes (9/27/23)

Watchdog Group Launches Full Frontal Assault on Max’s ‘Naked Attraction’
Next TV (9/26/23)

‘Naked Attraction,’ Brutal Full-Frontal Nude Dating Show, Quietly Added to Max
The Hollywood Reporter (9/25/23)

'Craziest s*** I EVER watched on TV': Infamous UK dating show Naked Attraction featuring full frontal nudity makes its US debut on HBO Max causing outrage over 'horrible' premise
Daily Mail (9/26/23)

PTC warns parents of Netflix series 'Sex Education' that depicts teens in sexual situations
The Christian Post (9/25/23)

More industry reactions to Anna Gomez and finally a full FCC
Radio Ink (9/11/23)

Behind the Scenes of HBO's The Idol: A Deep Dive into the Controversies and Cancellation After Season One
Outlook India (9/8/23)

Letter to the Editor: GLAMORIZED MURDER
Escondido Times-Advocate (8/24/23)

Good riddance to ‘The Idol,’ the most degrading show on TV
The Toronto Star (8/29/23)

Will ‘The Idol’ get a second season?
Deseret News (8/29/23)

‘The Idol’ Cancellation Celebrated by Parents Television and Media Council: ‘Marketing Explicit Content to Teens Is a Losing Scenario’
The Wrap (8/29/23)

Disney is quickly falling out of favor with Americans
The Washington Times (8/4/23)

Watchdog group pushes back on Bob Iger's claim that Disney isn't ‘sexualizing children’
The Christian Post (7/27/23)

Senate Commerce Passes Kids’ Privacy Bills for Second Straight Year
Communications Daily (7/27/23)

Media Watchdog Condemns Bob Iger Over ‘Patently False’ Claim Disney Doesn’t Sexualize Kids
Faithwire (7/27/23)

Parents, beware: HBO's 'The Idol' promotes depraved sexuality
The Christian Post (7/19/23)

How ‘The Idol’ and ‘Euphoria’ show why we should still care about toxic material in adult shows
Deseret News (7/17/23)

Warner Bros. Asked to Remove Smokers in Kids' Shows
Newsmax (7/10/23)

PTC Calls Out Warner Bros. Discovery for Promoting Smoking
TVNewsCheck (7/11/23)

Lily-Rose Depp Calls Controversial Explicit Scenes In ‘The Idol’ “Important” And “Intentional”
Deadline (6/28/23)

The Idol' to wrap up controversial season on Sunday: Why it's now only 5 episodes
Yahoo! Entertainment (6/27/23)

Who Had Marjorie Taylor Greene On Their 'TV Watch' Bingo Card?
Media Post (6/27/23)

HBO’s ‘The Idol’ Is ‘Hostile to Feminism,’ Media Experts Say
The Wrap (6/26/23)

Parents Television Council Calls on HBO to Cancel ‘The Idol,’ Citing ‘Torture Porn’ and ‘Sexual Abuse’
The Wrap (6/26/23)

The Idol' Normalizes a Pornographic Culture
Town Hall (6/3/23)

Max 'Kids & Family' Section in Non-Restricted Profiles Includes Content with Nudity, Profanity, Violence
The Streamable (5/24/23)

HBO continues to target children with immoral content with upcoming drama The Idol
Movie Guide (5/22/23)

Blackburn introduces bill to protect kids from harmful social media content
The Washington Stand (5/19/23)

FTC Claims Meta Violated Order, Seeks Ban on Kids’ Data Monetization
Communications Daily (5/4/23)

Kathy Castor Brings Back Bill to Protect Children’s Privacy Online
Florida Daily (5/2/23)

Marvel Cinematic Universe Features its first F-word - how did we get here?
Deseret News (4/24/23)

Why the FTC Must Investigate Hollywood’s End Run Around Parents
Town Hall (4/18/23)

Over 10,000 people back petition for Disney to remove sexually explicit content from kids' programming
Disney Dining (4/7/23)

Thousands sign petition calling on Disney to remove sexually explicit content from kids' programming
Christian Post (4/7/23)

Shareholder Asks CEO Iger to 'Please Turn Disney Back to the Apolitical Fun Place that It Used to Be'
CNS News (4/3/23)

PTC fires warning at Disney BOD
What's On Disney Plus (4/3/23)

Streaming Media's Favorite Word
Point of View Radio (3/23/23)

Streaming Services Target R-Rated Content at Kids, Teens, Watchdog Group Warns
Movie Guide (3/23/23)

Endless F-words have come to dominate streaming media
Washington Examiner Online (3/18/23)

Netflix, Amazon Are Pushing R-Rated Content to Children and Teens: Watchdog
Christian Headlines (3/17/23)

What the heck? 10 movies that avoid profanities
Deseret News Online (2/27/23)

Parents Television and Media Council Names New President
Next TV (2/22/23)

PTC Names Jon Yasuda President
TVNewsCheck (2/22/23)

Google, YouTube taking steps to protect users from explicit content
Baptist Press Online (2/9/23)

PTC Want Disney To Improve Its Tarnished Image
Disney Plus (2/7/23)

Tech And TV: Study Shows Excessive Screen Time, Explicit Content Changing The Teenage Brain
The Daily Wire (1/20/23)

On-screen child exploitation continues apace, even as attitudes toward it sour
Washington Examiner (1/12/23)

Catholic Connection - Jan 9, 2023 - Hour 2 - Ave Maria Radio
WDEO-AM Online (1/9/23)

Is the content on Hulu too adult? Parents council says yes
Deseret News (1/5/23)

Stopping the Exploitation of Children in Entertainment, with Tim Winter
The Covenant Eyes Podcast (11/22)

Disney+ Re-Edits Splash Mermaid Nudity in Tom Hanks Movie
Comic Book (11/15/22)

PTC Calls On Corporate America To Stop Sexualization Of Children
TV NewsCheck (11/29/22)

Alarmed at ‘Euphoria,’ PTC Urges Parents to Grill Children About It
AFA News (11/15/22)

Entertainment Companies Use Social Media to Reach Minors with Mature-Rated Content, New Study Finds
CNS News (11/17/22)

Experts Warn That Children are Being Targeted for Adult Content on Social Media
The Washington Stand (11/16/22)

What Sponsors Need to Know About Netflix’s Ad-Supported Tier
The Washington Examiner (11/15/22)

Corporate Policy? KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell Give Thumbs Up to Gross ‘Little Demon’
Daily Surge (10/22)

Newsom and Dahle to debate + AB 257 referendum campaign launched + Parent group wants answers
Sacramento Bee (9/22)

Media Watchdog Takes on Satan-Themed Cartoon ‘Little Demon,’ Issues Warning
CBN (9/22)

The F-word has taken over TV
Deseret News (9/22/22)

Congressman Condemns New Animated Series Little Demon as ‘Clearly Evil’
Movie Guide (9/22)

Despite Mega Popularity, ‘Rick And Morty’s’ Legacy Is Complicated
The Federalist (9/20/22)

Newsy: In the Loop

A profane, gory cartoon has this parents group criticizing Disney
Deseret News (9/19/22)

Emmys Highlights Hollywood’s Dark Side (9/16/22)

According to 'Stranger Things' Authority, Values Dispensable
Newsmax (7/26/22)

Disney+ adds 3 R-rated movies to platform
News Nation (7/26/22)

Disney Plus breaks promise to stay 'family friendly,' adds R-rated movies
The Christian Post (7/26/22)

"They Lied to Us," Disney Under Fire For Endangering Children
Inside the Magic (7/25/22)

Gun Violence Isn't Just Congress' Job to Fix, It's Also Hollywood's
The Washington Examiner (7/25/22)

Disney Shows First R-Rated Movies on Disney+
The Wall Street Journal (7/24/22)

Senate Commerce Panel OKs Big Tech-Targeted Kids Protection Bills
Next TV (7/24/22)

Netflix is struggling, and that may be good for America
The Hill (7/21/22)

Emmys Show the Importance of Screening Those Screens
Plugged In (7/19/22)

Parents Group: Stranger Things Needs TV-MA Rating due to 'Shocking' Increase in Graphic Content
Christian Headlines (7/14/22)

Report: 'Stranger Things' Keeps TV-14 Rating Despite Rise in Profanity & Violence
CNS News (7/12/22)

Netflix hit 'Stranger Things' sees sharp rise in profanity, violence: media watchdog
The Christian Post (7/11/22)

Study: Steady Stranger Things adult content rise
Advanced Television (7/8/22)

PTC Warns Parents About Netflix Spin-Off 'Human Resources'
Next TV (6/30/22)

Hollywood Hypocrites
Epoch Times (6/23/22)

Netflix Shareholders: Use Your Influence to Force Netflix to Stop Sexualizing Children
CNS News (5/31/22)

Disney Adds Content Warning to 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' In Light of Uvalde Shooting
Indie Wire (5/28/22)

Disney+ Bans Alcohol Commercials and Political Messaging for New Ad-Supported Tier
Indie Wire (5/17/22)

Marvel Censors One Shot on Disney+
Comic Book (5/15/22)

An animated 'Married… With Children' revival is in the works
Entertainment Weekly (5/13/22)

Millie Bobby Brown and the sexualisation of Hollywood's teenager (4/27/22)

Parents Beware: Foul-Mouthed Cartoon Continues Netflix Run
Movie Guide (4/22/22)

'More Deranged Than Before': Critics' New Dire Warning For Parents About HBO's 'Euphoria'
Faithwire (4/22/22)

'Euphoria' star Maude Apatow dishes on show's viral TikTok memes, controversial subject matter
USA Today (4/22/22)

Media watchdog finds 'disturbing' uptick in male, full-frontal nudity: 'Reaching a tipping point’
The Christian Post (4/21/22)

Critics agree with Elon Musk's assessment that 'woke mind virus' is hurting streaming service
Fox News (4/20/22)

Safe and Sound
The Stand (4/22/22)

Why a Texas DA is Standing up to Netflix
Newsweek (4/11/22)

Hollywood's Biggest 'Slap' Is to Regular Americans
CNS News (4/7/22)

Has Disney Abandoned Hulu?
The Streamable (4/5/22)

How Did 'Euphoria' Become Entertainment?
Verily (3/18/22)

The Penile Code: What TV's Increase in Full-Frontal Male Nudity Really Means
Vanity Fair (3/17/22)

Disney+ International Keeps Adding More Hulu Content, Could U.S. be Next?
Cord Cutters News (3/18/22)

Disney+ Blasted By Parents Group, "What Comes Next? Live Stripteases in Fantasyland?”
Inside the Magic Disney and Theme Park (3/11/22)

Disney+ Blasted By Parents Television Council Over Adding Mature Content
What's On Disney Plus (3/11/22)

Parents TV Council Slams Disney Plus for Adding 'Daredevil' and More: 'Destroys Your Brand’
Variety (3/10/22)

PTC Chides Disney+ for Allowing TV-MA-Rated Shows: 'Destroys Your Brand’
The Wrap (3/10/22)

Disney Plus Will Soon Feature Marvel Series With Explicit Content. Parents Beware
The Federalist (3/7/22)

Netflix fights child porn charges in Texas stemming from 'Cuties' backlash, accuses DA of 'abusing his office’
Fox Business Online (3/4/22)

High School Forever
Vanity Fair Online (2/25/22)

Robert Plymale: FCC nominee is the right choice for WV
The Herald Dispatch (2/26/22)

If Your Kids Are Secretly Watching HBO's 'Euphoria,' You Should Worry
The Federalist (2/25/22)

Adidas Sports Bra Ad: Objectivization or Empowerment?
National Catholic Register (2/14/22)

Sohn to Senate: I Will Be Fair, Unbiased, Impartial FCC Commissioner
TV Technology (2/9/22)

Why Jessica Szohr Won't Let Her Kids Watch Gossip Girl
E! Entertainment Television Online (1/27/22)

Does 'Euphoria' cause 'potential negative consequences' for teens? Experts say it depends: 'genetics, temperament, life experiences.’
Yahoo! Lifestyle (1/27/22)

D.A.R.E. speaks out against HBO's 'Euphoria’
Deseret News (1/26/22)

Hollywood exacerbated the pandemic’s impact on Children
Washington Examiner (1/8/22)

Family-friendly filmmakers eye 2022 as the year of Hollywood alternatives
The Washington Times (1/3/22)

How Netflix’s Squid Game is inspiring Aussies to cook candy to see if they would survive a challenge that featured in the twisted hit series
Daily Mail (UK) (9/29/21)

TV watchdog group asks Netflix to remove ‘Big Mouth’
The Washington Times (9/27/21)

PTC Applauds Hulu’s Decision to Add PIN-Restrictions
TV Technology (9/22/21)

Media Watchdog Blasts Netflix For Cartoon That ‘Grooms Children For Sexual Abuse’
Christianity Daily (9/17/21)

Popular Netflix Cartoon Big Mouth 'Grooms Children for Sexual Abuse,' Watchdog Warns
Christian Headlines (9/17/21)

Parents Group Demands Child Pornography Investigation Over Netflix Show
CBN News (9/18/21)

Parents Group Demands Child Pornography Investigation Over Netflix Show
Faithwire (9/15/21)

Are Streaming Services Like Disney Plus And Netflix Really As ‘Family Friendly’ As They Claim To Be?
The Federalist (4/27/21)

PTC Issues Cord-Cutters Guide to Streaming Services
Next TV (4/20/21)

The era of complaining about Hollywood is over
The Washington Times (4/22/21)

Parent Group Criticizes Hulu Content Controls; Hails Netflix, Disney+
Media Play News (4/20/21)

Top 7 Streaming Services in 2021 and What They Offer Families
Family Theater (5/1/21)

Netflix Has the Best Parental Controls, Hulu the Worst, According to New Study
Christian Headlines (4/21/21)

Netflix’s ‘Mitchells vs. the Machines’ mostly family friendly, with caution
Alabama Baptist (5/2/21)

PTC Offers Tips for Families Fearing Streaming Platforms Gone Wild
Hollywood in Toto (5/6/21)

Netflix Does Not Protect Your Kids
The Cwic Show (5/5/21)

Surviving Bad (2021) | Ep. 19 - Sex, Nudity, Violence, Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Profanity
MediaCom Communications TV (5/3/21)

Letters to the Editor: MyPillow, Where Are You?
New York Times (1/27/21)

The Balanced Voice Episode 17 | Tim Winter - Regulating Media Consumption
The Balanced Voice (1/27/21)

New face of FCC draws praise from PTC
One News Now (1/25/21)

Reality Dating Franchises Ranked From Worst To First
The List (1/21/21)

Pandemic boredom: Many parents watch increasingly sexualized content with their kids
Lifesite News (1/18/2021)

A warning from the Parents Television Council
SRN News (1/17/2021)

Kids’ screen time up 50% during pandemic
Axios (1/17/2021)

New Year’s Resolutions for Hollywood (and Washington) That Will Help Families in 2021
Programming Insider (1/5/2021)

PTC Again Urges FCC to Revisit Content Ratings
TV Technology (1/5/2021)

"Trumptalk' may outlast Trump
Axios (12/28/2020)

Entertainment in 2020 - Interview with Tim Winter
Faith Radio (12/18/2020)

Just How Risqué Will HBO Max’s Gossip Girl Be?
W Magazine (12/17/2020)

D.C. Weighs in on Simington Confirmation to FCC
NextTV (12/8/2020)

Euphoria special bridge episodes to hit streaming on Binge (12/2/2020)

Family TV watchdog ranks 'best' and 'worst' advertisers of the last 25 years
The Christian Post (11/19/2020)

Netflix's third-quarter miss may be due to backlash over sexually exploitative content
The Washington Examiner (11/19/2020)

Do We Really Need Shows That Depict Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationships on TV?
Shondaland (11/12/2020)

Parents Demand Netflix Board Removes Content That Sexualizes Children
Movieguide (11/2/2020)

Parents TV Council president slams Netflix board for ignoring letters urging end to child 'sexualization'
Fox News (10/29/2020)

Why ‘The Bachelorette’ has been accused of sexual harassment and a double standard
The Deseret News (10/25/2020)

‘The Bachelorette’ Strip Dodgeball Shouldn’t Have Surprised Sexually Conservative Viewers
The Federalist (10/22/2020)

U.S. Attorney General William Barr should investigate Netflix over ‘Cuties,’ says PTC, Enough is Enough
Deseret News (10/16/2020)

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Co-Chief Executive Officer, responds to ‘Cuties’ backlash following indictment
Fox News (10/12/2020)

Marvel movies without the PG-13 content: ClearPlay lets families ‘clean up’ Disney Plus titles
Metro Voice (10/8/2020)

Parents Television Council commends indictment of Netflix over ‘Cuties’
Deseret News (10/8/2020)

Netflix indictment over ‘Cuties’ has legal merit, says National Center on Sexual Exploitation
Deseret News (10/8/2020)

Parents Television Council commends indictment of Netflix over ‘Cuties’
MSN (10/8/2020)

The Baptist Messenger (10/7/2020)

Netflix's 'Cuties' Did Not Sit Well with a Texas Grand Jury
Townhall (10/7/2020)

Netflix Indicted: Grand Jury Charges Company for 'Lewd Exhibition' of Children in Cuties
Christian Headlines (10/7/2020)

Netflix faces criminal charges for film with girls
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (10/7/2020)

The State Of Texas Indicts Netflix For ‘Cuties’ Film
The Mix (10/6/2020)

Netflix indicted by Texas grand jury for ‘Cuties’ film
Fox News (10/6/2020)

FOX 10 Phoenix
FOX 32 Chicago
FOX 5 Atlanta
FOX 13 Tampa Bay

Sen. Mike Lee again attacks Netflix movie ‘Cuties’ as possible criminal exploitation of minors
The Salt Lake Tribune (10/5/2020)

‘Cuties’ and the Cultural Demise
The Epoch Times (9/27/2020)

Parents TV Council urges probe of Netflix for 'sexualized' content amid 'Cuties' controversy
Fox News (9/25/2020)

Parents group wants Trump to have Netflix investigated for ‘sexualizing’ kids
New York Post (9/24/2020)

TV: EWTN News Nightly (9/14/2020)

TV: Inside Edition (9/14/2020)

‘Graphically And Grotesquely Sexualizing Children’ Is ‘Corporate Practice’ For Netflix, Parents Television Council Says
Daily Caller (9/17/2020)

‘Cuties’ may have led to 5 times the number of Netflix cancellations in 5 days
Deseret News (9/17/2020)

Republicans Ask DOJ to Prosecute Netflix Over 'Cuties'
Multichannel News (9/18/2020)

‘Cuties’ Isn’t Netflix’s Only Show Sexually Exploiting Children, Parents Television Council Warns Congress
CNS News (9/18/2020)

Real-world consequences for Netflix
World (9/15/2020)

Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ becomes target of politicized backlash
Associated Press (9/14/2020)

Five Spot: Tim Winter, President, Parents Television Council
Multichannel News (9/14/2020)

Netflix faces backlash again for French film 'Cuties' about young girls
Today (9/14/2020)

Netflix asks viewers to watch controversial 'Cuties,' Sen. Ted Cruz seeks criminal investigation
USA Today (9/11/2020)

Texas Senator Calls for DOJ Investigation of Netflix Regarding ‘Cuties’ Movie
Media Play News (9/12/2020)

‘Cuties’ Pile-On Adds Ted Cruz, Laura Ingraham; Netflix Defends Film As “Social Commentary”
Deadline (9/12/2020)

Sen. Mike Lee suggests Netflix movie ‘Cuties’ is criminal sexual exploitation of minors
The Salt Lake Tribune (9/12/2020)

Facing backlash, Netflix defends ‘Cuties’ as ‘social commentary’ against sexualizing young girls
Washington Post (9/11/2020)

‘A Training Film To Market And Seduce Children’: Child Advocates Condemn Netflix’s ‘Cuties’
Daily Caller (9/10/2020)

Who stars in 'Cuties' and why didn't parents stop them? Questions galore as Schaefer asks to probe Netflix film
MEAWW (9/10/2020)

Netflix film is part of the sexualization problem
The Asbury Collegian (9/9/2020)

Netflix Defends ‘Cuties’ as ‘Social Commentary’ Against Sexualization of Young Children
Variety (9/10/2020)

VidAngel settles 4-year legal battle with Disney, Warner Brothers
Christian Post (9/5/2020)

PTC Praises Disney Plus's Deal With ClearPlay
Multichannel News (9/3/2020)

ClearPlay is offering a new filter for Disney Plus ahead of ‘Mulan’ release
Deseret News (9/2/2020)

8 US TV series that failed to live up to their popular British counterparts
Insider (8/31/2020)

Sexualized Toys Created For Children: A Disturbing Trend, Not a Coincidence
Washington Examiner (8/25/2020)

Netflix is 'deeply sorry' for 'inappropriate artwork' used for film about kids' dance group
USA Today (8/25/2020)

Miley Cyrus Wants to Resurrect Hannah Montana: I'm Ready to Whip Her Out
MovieWeb (8/21/2020)

Tessa Thompson and More Defend ‘Cuties,’ Criticize Netflix’s Marketing for Creating Outrage
IndieWire (8/20/2020)

Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ Sexualizes Children, Says National Center On Sexual Exploitation, Parents Television Council
Daily Caller (8/20/2020)

Netflix Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ ‘Cuties’ Poster Slammed for ‘Sexualizing’ Little Girls
Variety (8/20/2020)

Calls mount for Netflix to pull Polish erotica '365 Days'
Washington Times (8/5/2020)

New ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Series, Aimed at Kids, Features Transgender Storyline
Daily Signal (7/18/2020)

Why an 'F-Word' in Hamilton Represents a Larger Problem With Hollywood Today
CNS News (7/16/2020)

80,000+ People Call for Netflix to Remove 365 DAYS, Which Glamorizes Trafficking, Rape
Movieguide (7/16/2020)

‘The Walking Dead’ star says brutal deaths were ‘too much’ for audiences
Deseret News (7/13/2020)

My problem with Netflix
Christian Today (7/8/2020)

PTC Calls On Netflix CEO To Remove ‘365 Days’
TV Newscheck (7/8/2020)

Bold and Brilliant Hamilton Musical Sheds New Light on Story of American Founding
The Stream (7/3/2020)

Scott Tady: 12-year-old Midland student’s got talent
Ellwood City Ledger (6/28/2020)

Family-friendly TV advocacy group urges Disney+ to remove expletive from 'Hamilton' musical
BP News (6/26/2020)

‘Hamilton’ movie should have ‘zero’ F-words on Disney Plus, conservative media watchdog group says
Deseret News (6/25/2020)

Warning: ‘Hamilton’ on Disney Plus will have one F-word
Deseret News (6/23/2020)

The Insidious Way Netflix Has Replaced Parents
Townhall (6/18/2020) (6/18/2020)

How ‘Looney Tunes’ joined the culture wars
Deseret News (6/12/2020)

‘Looney Tunes’ and ‘Elmo’ were HBO Max’s most popular shows at launch. Does that bode well for ‘family-friendly’ shows?
Deseret News (6/9/2020)

‘13 Reasons Why’ should be removed from teen category, watchdog group says
Deseret News (6/3/2020)

Netflix is promoting explicit content to minors, PTC report finds
Christian Post (5/27/2020)

Why Netflix still isn’t safe for children
Washington Examiner (5/27/2020)

‘Love is Blind,’ ‘90 Day Fiance’ and why we’re watching reality TV right now
Deseret News (5/18/2020)

One Simple Thing the Cable TV Industry Can Do to Save Itself
Broadcasting & Cable (5/15/2020)

It's Time for Some Teen Work at Netflix
The Patriot Post
(5/12/2020) (5/12/2020)

Hitting the Books: How to be active on social media and still keep your job
Engadget (5/9/2020)

Will TV stay dark after COVID-19?
Deseret News (5/8/2020)

Report Finds Netflix Pushes Explicit Content To Minors
The Federalist (5/8/2020)

Report Finds Netflix Ratings Aren’t Accurate for the Teenage Audience
Movieguide (5/5/2020)

PTC: Take closer look, parents, at Netflix programs
One News Now (5/5/2020)

REPORT: 104 of 255 Netflix Shows for Teens Have Mature Rating
Church Leaders (4/29/2020)

40 Percent of Netflix Teen Programs Rated TV-MA, New Study Shows
Christian Headlines (4/28/2020)

‘Splash’ Nudity Flap Puts Disney+ Movie Edits Back in Spotlight
Bloomberg News (4/15/2020)

Parents Television Council Commends Disney for Removing Nudity From Splash
Comic Book (4/15/2020)

Disney+'s ‘Splash’ mermaid-butt censorship wins kudos from parents group. The internet does not agree
Los Angeles Times (4/15/2020)

Parents Television Council praises Disney Plus for editing ‘Splash’ scene
Deseret News (4/15/2020)

Parents Television Council wants 'family hour' restored on networks' schedules
Washington Times (4/14/2020)

‘Family Guy’ creator Seth MacFarlane clashes with Fox News host over coronavirus story
Los Angeles Times (4/13/2020)

NBCUniversal Debuts ‘Family Movie Night’ With Reduced Commercials
Broadcasting & Cable (4/10/2020)

PTC Calls for Return of TV's Family Viewing Hour
Broadcasting & Cable (4/8/2020)

PTC Asks Broadcasters to Bring Back Family Hour Programming Block
The Wrap (4/7/2020)

PTC: HBO Should Stream 'Sesame Street' Free to Homebound Kids
Broadcasting & Cable (3/25/2020)'

Movies, TV shows and music that were mired in controversy at release
MSN (3/12/2020)

New generation of innovators aim to make streaming TV safer for families
Angelus (3/12/2020)

PTC Calls for Disbandment of TV Monitoring Board
Cable Fax (3/3/2020)

End Hollywood's War on Content Filtering
The Patriot Post (3/3/2020)

PTC Renews Call to Disband TV Content Ratings Board
Broadcasting & Cable (3/2/2020)

Parental Watchdog Calls for New Oversight Board for Children's Content on Television
The Washington Times (3/2/2020)

The new ‘Mulan’ has people asking: Are PG-13 films becoming the new default for kids’ movies
Deseret News (2/27/2020)

PTC Launches Petition Against AT&T’s Pornographic Content
Movieguide (2/24/2020)

End Hollywood's war on content filtering
Washington Examiner (2/9/2020)

What ‘Joker’ can teach us about the Oscars and successful films
Deseret News (2/7/2020)

Rev. Graham: Pepsi Halftime Show Tells 'Young Girls That Sexual Exploitation of Women is OK'
CNS News (2/5/2020)

Franklin Graham Slams NFL for Promoting 'Sexual Exploitation'
Newsmax (2/4/2020)

Risqué Super Bowl Halftime Show 'Sexualized' Women, Crossed Line, Many Say
Christian Headlines (2/3/2020)

Franklin Graham Says NFL and Pepsi Promoted 'Sexual Exploitation' in Stripper Pole Halftime Show
CBN News (2/3/2020)

Don’t Pretend The Shakira And J. Lo Super Bowl Sexcapade Was Surprising
The Federalist (2/4/2020)

Now More Violent, Vulgar, And Watched Alone, TV Is Dehumanizing Americans
CNS News (1/24/2020)

Can no-contract, unbundled offerings help cable companies cut the rate of cord-cutting?
EConsultancy (1/17/2020)

Just What America Doesn’t Need -- More Television Programs
The Hill (1/19/2020)

‘Joker’ to be re-released this week ahead of Oscars event
Deseret News (1/15/2020)

Streaming TV’s obsession with MA-rated programming leads to exploitation
Washington Examiner (1/14/2020)

‘The Witcher’ seems like the next ‘Game of Thrones.’ But is that really a good thing?
Deseret News (1/9/2020)

Hollywood now directly marketing trash to kids: PTC
One News Now (1/10/2020)

PTC: Hollywood Markets Explicit Content to Children
Movieguide (1/9/2020)

Verizon FiOS Breaks Cable Rules with ‘Mix & Match’
Broadcasting & Cable (1/9/2020)

Hollywood is Directly Marketing Its Most Explicit Content to Kids PTC President Warns
Christian Post (1/8/2020)

Black-ish Is the Best Family TV Show of the Decade
Washington Examiner (12/31/2019)

Television Watchdog Blasts Spike in ‘Toxic’ Content Involving Children
The Washington Times (12/26/2019)

'Best' and 'worst' TV advertisers for 2019: Parents Television Council
Christian Post (11/30/2019)

These are the best and worst advertisers for Christmas, according to Parents Television Council
Deseret News (11/25/2019)

PTC Suggests Tweaks for a Better Disney+
One News Now (11/29/2019)

Data Shows the Walking Dead Declined When Negan Arrived
Comicbook (11/30/2019)

Study cites 'content creep' in making TV ratings unreliable
Catholic Sentinel (11/10/2019)

Profanity, Violence, Sex Increasing on TV Rated for Children
The New American (11/8/2019)

The Cursing President
The Week (11/7/2019)

Watchdog Finds Major Significant Increase In TV Profanity And Violence, Says Congress Should Act
SkyWatch (11/4/2019)

Congress Asked to Act After Hollywood Shrugs
One News Now (11/4/2019)

Congress Silent on Ratings Reform
World (10/25/2019)

Wasteland Revisited
Multichannel News (10/21/2019)

Disney+ ushers in streaming war for kid-friendly content
Axios (10/22/2019)

Family friendly content filtering services
The World and Everything In It Podcast (10/29/2019)

Parents group says HBO holding Big Bird hostage
MetroVoice (10/24/2019)

What respectable company would condone this?
One News Now (10/30/2019)

Violence, profanity on the rise in kids' TV shows, study finds
Washington Times (10/16/2019)

PTC: TV Ratings Fail to Reflect 'Content Creep'

Broadcasting & Cable (10/15/2019)

New Report Finds ‘Marked Increase’ in Violence, Profanity on Network TV

NewsBusters (10/17/2019)

Profanity, Violence More Prevalent in Kid-Rated Content, Says PTC

TV Technology (10/16/2019)

Watchdog Finds Major Increase in TV Profanity and Violence, Says Congress Should Act

Christian Headlines (10/15/2019)

How Sesame Street Found Itself Caught-Up in Class Warfare
The Federalist (10/11/2019)

HBO Accused of Baiting Parents With Big Bird
One News Now (10/16/2019)

What Families Should – And Should Not – Watch on TV This Fall (9/27/2019)

This is the wrong time for ‘Joker’

Deseret News (9/26/2019)

Filtered movies from Vudu lead October’s family-friendly lineup

Metro Voice (9/26/2019)

PTC: Streamer going to battle for families

One News Now (9/23/2019)

PTC: Several Reasons Why '13 Reasons' Should Go
Multichannel News (8/22/2019)

PTC: Sometimes the hero is one guarding TV

One News Now (8/26/2019)

Hollywood needs to reduce graphic violence, especially in child-friendly media, says Parents Television Council

Deseret News (8/6/2019)

Are Graphic TV Shows Influencing Teens As Much As We Think?

Huffington Post (8/9/2019)

Better Late Than Never

World (7/19/2019)

Mass shootings reignite dispute over violent video games
Nexstar Media Group (8/6/2019)

Watch: Do Video Games Really Cause Violence? PTC Expert Says 'President Trump is Right'

TV: CBN News (8/6/2019)

Hollywood needs to reduce graphic violence, especially in child-friendly media, says Parents Television Council

Deseret News (8/6/2019)

PTC: Time for Hollywood to Lead on Reducing Media Violence

Broadcasting & Cable (8/5/2019)

PTC Pans Comic-Themed Broadcast Shows

Multichannel News (7/30/2019)

Marvel, Batman, Green Arrow and other comic book TV shows 'no longer safe for kids,' according to Parents Television Council

Deseret News (8/5/2019)

Who enabled accused sexual predators R. Kelly and Jeffrey Epstein? We did
Los Angeles Times (7/14/2019)

Profanities, 'blasphemes' spike in 3rd season of 'Stranger Things,' says family streaming service

The Washington Post (7/12/2019)


Hollywood In Toto (7/10/2019)

Culture Clips: The Upside Down Edition

Focus on the Family's Plugged In (7/10/2019)

PTC: Netflix Smoking Ban in Kid-Rated Fare is Only Baby Step Said same standard should be applied to suicide themes (7/9/2019)
Broadcasting & Cable

Multichannel News

TV News Check

Netflix cracks down on tobacco after shrugging off suicides

One News Now (7/15/2019)

Was '13 Reasons Why' Renewed for Season 4?

Pop Culture (7/12/2019)

Filtering the filters

World Magazine (6/28/2019)

FCC Takes Some Heat for KidVid Revamp (7/10/2019)
Broadcasting & Cable

Multichannel News

FCC Moves Forward With ‘KidVid’ Rule Rewrite

Radio & TV Business Report (7/10/2019)

Review: HBO Raises the Stakes on Teenage Transgression in ‘Euphoria’
The New York Times (6/17/2019)

With rampant drug use and graphic sex scenes, ‘Euphoria’ is the latest teen TV show that isn’t actually meant for teens

The Washington Post (6/17/2019)

New HBO series ‘Euphoria’ sells ‘graphic adult content’ to ‘teens and preteens,’ parents group says

Fox News (6/12/2019)

Euphoria': 5 things to know about TV's most talked about new show

ABC News (6/18/2019)

HBO Drags Disney Star Into the Gutter

CNS News (6/14/2019)

HBO Drags Disney Star Into the Gutter

The Daily Wire (6/15/2019)

Reviewers Cheer the Teen Sex, Rape, Drugs, Porn of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’

Newsbusters (6/17/2019)

Parents Group: HBO Marketing 'Graphic Adult Content' to Children

Newsmax (6/12/2019)

PTC Warns Parents of HBO ‘Euphoria’ Premiere


HBO’s Euphoria Already Has People Outraged Over Its Sex, Drugs, and Nudity

Esquire (6/13/2019)

Are the Euphoria Teenagers for Real?

Men’s Health (6/18/2019)

A number of TV shows about teens include sex and drug scenes. But ‘Euphoria’ is far more extreme

The Lily (6/17/2019)

HBO show ‘Euphoria’; Zendaya’s new teen drama is ‘overtly, intentionally, marketing extremely graphic adult content,’ PTC president says

Deseret News (6/16/2019)

HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ Targets Teens with Graphic Sex and Nudity, Picking Up Where ‘Game of Thrones’ Left Off

CBN News (6/17/2019)

"Euphoria" and The Flawed Art of Gen Z Prophesying

The New Yorker (6/16/2019)

FCC Can't Say if TV Content Ratings Are Accurate
Broadcasting & Cable (5/16/2019)

FCC Unsure Of TV Content Ratings Accuracy

TV Technology (5/16/2019)

FEDS: More Transparency Needed in TV Ratings (5/16/2019)

Gut-busting comic helped keep TV clean

One News Now (5/15/2019)

Tim Conway, Comedian and Actor, Loses Battle at Age 85 After a Long Illness

Lifezette (5/14/2019)

Watching Out For Unhealthy Effects Of TV And Movies

NC Family Policy Council (5/16/2019)

Fears about 13 Reasons Why confirmed
World (5/3/2019)

Netflix Speaks out About 13 Reasons Why Being Connected to Data Showing Rise in Teen Suicides

Pop Culture Streaming (5/3/2019)

13 Reasons Why Linked To Increase In Youth Suicide

Unilad (UK) (4/30/2019)

The Walking Dead Star Quit Watching Because of Abraham and Glenn’s Gory Deaths

Comic Book (5/5/2019)

Melissa Martin: Profanity on the playground
Journal Tribune (4/7/2019)

Hey, HBO – are you listening?

One News Now (4/10/2019)

Making It Safer for the Kiddos

One News Now (4/9/2019)

PTC: 'Full House' dad has slipped to an untrustworthy low

One News Now (4/2/2019)

Teen Suicides Not Quite Tragic Enough for Netflix

One News Now (4/8/2019)

'13 Reasons Why' Season 3: Everything We Know

Entertainment Tonight (4/1/2019)

How Miley Cyrus Finally Learned to Embrace Hannah Montana and Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds

E! Online (4/10/2019)

Content Ratings Are Hot Topic at FCC
Broadcasting & Cable (3/22/2019)

Religious Broadcasters Have TV Ratings Issues
Broadcasting & Cable (3/21/2019)

NRB Comments on ‘Disconnect’ over TV Parental Guidelines
NRB (3/22/2019)

TV Defends Ratings; Critics Say System Needs Overhaul
Multichannel News (3/13/2019)

Congress Orders FCC to Review Its Inaccurate TV Content Ratings System for First Time

Christian Post (2/25/2019)

Playing at Violence

World Magazine (2/15/2019)

Congress Orders FCC Review of TV Content Ratings

Variety (2/22/2019)

Revamping TV ratings
World Magazine (3/1/2019)

FCC Seeks Comment on TV Parental Guidelines

NRB (3/1/2019)

PTC Calls for FCC Oversight of TV Content Ratings System

NRB (2/15/2019)

Should The FCC Review V-Chip, Content Ratings Rules?

Radio and Television Business Report (2/15/2019)

PTC Seeks FCC Review of TV Ratings System
Broadcasting & Cable (2/13/2019)

Dear American Television, Please Don't Ruin 'Love Island'
KQED Arts (10/24/2018)

Netflix, Facebook Offer ‘Hand Masters: The First International Masturbation Game’
CNS News (10/24/2018)

PTC: FCC Yet to Address Fundamental KidVid Questions
Broadcasting & Cable (10/24/2018)

Netflix, Facebook Launch Masturbation Game to Promote 'Big Mouth' Puberty Cartoon Series
The Christian Post (10/24/2018)

New content via Vudu worth a look by parents, families: PTC
One News Now (10/23/2018)

'Big Mouth' Reveals Netflix’s Penchant for Sexualizing Minors
Newsbusters (10/19/2018)

Netflix’s Narnia: Boon for Families or Trojan Horse?
CNS News (10/19/2018)

3 'Best,' 3 'Worst' New TV Shows for Families in Fall Lineup: Parents Television Council
The Christian Post (10/11/2018)

PTC grades new series as 'best,' 'worst' for family
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (10/11/2018)

PTC to network: Make sure your lineup is truly 'family-friendly'
One News Now (10/9/2018)

'13 Reasons Why' Star Wants Controversial Netflix Drama to Tackle Abortion in Season 3
The Hollywood Reporter (10/9/2018)

Modern-Day 'Little Women' In Pre-Release Screenings
Hartford Courant (9/21/2018)

'Explicit References to Sex in Front of Children': Study Reveals Disturbing Trend in Prime Time TV
Baptist Press (9/17/2018)

TV comedies using sexual quips in scenes with kids
CBN News (9/13/2018)

81 Percent of Family TV Comedies Show Kids Being Exposed to Sexual Dialogue: Report
The Christian Post (9/11/2018)

Adult characters increasingly making explicit references in front of children on TV, new study says
Deseret News. Aberdeen News, (9/10/2018)

Netflix turned its back on families, says PTC President Tim Winter
Newsweek (8/23/2018)

Netflix's Desire Accused of Showing Child Pornography- Again
Newsweek (8/16/2018)

'This Is Child Abuse': Conservatives Demand Netflix Pull Erotic Film Featuring Child Porn
CBN News (8/16/2018)

Parents Television Council Demands Netflix Take Down 'Child Porn' Film Over Scenes of Young Girl Masturbating
Christian Post(8/16/2018)

Parent group calls for Netflix to pull 'Desire,' calling it 'child porn'
USA Today(8/15/2018)

What parents need to know about the R-rated film ‘Eighth Grade’
Deseret News (8/8/2018)

Netflix Film Accused of Depicting Child Pornography by Parents Group
The Hollywood Reporter (6/7/2018)

Netflix CEO Responds to ‘13 Reasons Why’ Controversy: Don’t Like It? Don’t Watch It
Variety (6/7/2018)

Netflix CEO defends '13 Reasons Why' renewal after critics slam 'pointless' season 2
Business Insider (6/7/2018)

'13 Reasons Why' returns with troubling questions and troubling answers
Los Angeles Times (5/29/2018)

Parents Television Council Urges Netflix to Remove '13 Reasons Why'
Carolina Parent (5/25/2018)

A watchdog group asks Netflix to pull '13 Reasons Why'
US News & World Report (5/21/2018)

Says Netflix's “13 Reasons Why” Premiere Cancelation “A Despicably Shallow Act”
Broadway World (5/17/2018)

Network commended for dumping a bad one, grabbing a winner
One News Now (5/17/2018)

Parents Television Council Applauds Cancellation of 'The Mick' TV Series
The Christian Post (5/15/2018)

FOX Cancels 'The Mick' and 'Lucifer,' and Pro-Family Groups are Happy
Christian Headlines (5/15/2018)

When media violence isn’t a fad
The Washington Times (5/10/2018)

Is O’Rielly’s ‘Kid Vid’ Redo Request PTC Approved?
Radio & Television Business Report (5/1/2018)

PTC On Kid Vid Review: Necessary, But Go Cautiously
TV Newscheck (5/1/2018)

On parents' behalf, a pat on the back for YouTube, Amazon
One News Now (5/1/2018)

LaPorte man named to Hollywood TV watchdog board
Norhtwest Indiana Times (4/28/2018)

Netflix’s ’13 REASONS WHY’ is Still Dangerous for Kid
Newsweek (4/23/2018)

Consumer Advocates Say AT&T’s Planned “Skinny Bundle” Falls Short Of Addressing Concerns
Deadline (4/23/2018)

Why Netflix Must Ensure ‘13 Reasons Why’ Is Safe for Kids
Ther Daily Signal (4/19/2018)

PTC: Netflix Needs to Do More With '13 Reasons'
Broadcasting & Cable (4/4/2018)

Parents Television Council says Netflix 'must do more to protect children' before releasing second season of '13 Reasons Why'
Deseret News (4/4/2018)

In the battle to end gun violence, why does violence in media get a pass?
The Hill (3/21/2018)

When it comes to societal ills, media should get own house in order, stop glorifying violence
OSV Weekly: Teresa Tomeo (3/14/2018)

Guns, media violence and mass shootings: What psychological scientists know
Des Moines Register (3/9/2018)

PTC meets at White House about Media Violence
MULTIPLE ARTICLES: USA Today, NY Times, Washington Post and others (3/9/2018)

Report: 61% of prime time TV is violent, 'V' rating missing on many
Washinton Examiner (2/25/2018)

Florida shooting reopens CDC gun research debate
The Hill (2/25/2018)

Cable Industry May Soon Join Dodo in Annals of Extinction (2/13/2018)

Group asks Justin Timberlake to Keep Halftime Show Safe
Associated Press (1/30/2018)

Parents Television Council Urges Timberlake to Keep Super Bowl Show ‘Family-Friendly’
The Washington Post (1/30/2018)

PTC to Timberlake: Keep Halftime Show Clean (1/30/2018)

The Parents Television Council Pens Open Letter to Justin Timberlake Asking to Keep Super Bowl Performance Appropriate
Billboard (1/30/2018)

Parents Television Council Pens Open Letter to Justin Timberlake After 2004 Controversy
Deseret News (1/31/2018)

Justin Timberlake Urged to Keep Super Bowl Halftime Show Kid-Friendly After "Nipplegate"
E! Online (1/30/2018)

PTC Picks Naughty & Nice Advertisers List
Broadcasting & Cable (11/13/2017)

The effect of TV, video and other screens on children, by Jane Califf (11/12/2017)

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Is Going Where No Star Trek Has Gone Before
The Daily Caller (11/2/2017)

Troubling TV Trend: Fantasy-Themed TV Not Family-Friendly, Increasingly Graphic and Obscene (10/26/2017)

Hollywood’s Hypocrisy On TV Violence
The Daily Caller (10/20/2017)

Be warned, parents, of gross-out humor in 'Big Mouth'
One News Now (10/17/2017)

PTC: These are not your parents' fairy talesg
One News Now (10/2/2017)

Don't fall behind on what your kids are watching
One News Now (10/2/2017)

Jeffrey McCall: Ratings of streamed media scarcely provide content warningst
Kokomo Tribune (9/21/2017)

Why Parents Television Council president says Hollywood shouldn't 'sex up' family content
Deseret News (9/21/2017)

The Parents Television Council Chooses Best and Worst New Shows
Tulsa Kids (9/21/2017)

PTC: CBS Has Best and Worst for Fall
Broadcasting & Cable (9/20/2017)

PTC Urges Netflix to Toughen Parental Controls
Multichannel News (9/13/2017)

God's Word and words
American Family Association Journal (9/7/2017)

Miley Cyrus “Tamer” At 2017 VMAs But Still “Edgy,” Says Parents Television Council
Gossip Cop (8/28/2017)

Parents should be monitoring children’s TV content and online activities
22 News WWLP (8/15/2017)

PTC Says Netflix, Other Streaming Platforms Unsafe For Kids
Deseret News (8/8/2017)

PTC: Streaming Services Lack Robust Parental Controls
Broadcasting & Cable (8/8/2017)

Should Movies Showing People Smoking Be Rated R?
The Christian Post (7/20/2017)

PTC Delivers 'Mick' Indecency Complaints to FCC
Broadcasting & Cable (7/18/2017)

PTC Seeks Indecency Fine For 'The Mick'
TV News Check (7/18/2017)

Context or not, NBC's decision on 'N-word' challenged
One News Now (6/28/2017)

PTC Praises FCC Rosenworcel Nomination
Broadcasting & Cable (6/27/2017)

Netflix Lets Viewers Pick the Plot
New York Times (6/20/2017)

VidAngel Re-Emerges With Netflix and Amazon Filtering Service Despite Opposition from Disney, Warner Bros (Exclusive)
Gospel Herald (6/15/2017)

'Please don't do this to our movies': Seth Rogen joins growing army of irate Hollywood stars as studio releases 'clean' family-versions of their films
Daily Mail (6/15/2017)

PTC: NBC Should Let Affiliates Vet 'Carmichael Show'

Broadcasting & Cable (6/9/2017)

Streaming Video Deepens Digital Divide

The Baltimore Sun (6/9/2017)

CBS Cites PTC as Expert in Colbert FCC Claim

The Hollywood Reporter (5/31/2017)

PTC Offers Plan to Save Last Man Standing

The Blaze (5/28/2017)

PTC On ‘Real O’Neals,’ ‘Scream Queens’ Cancellations
The Wrap (5/16/2017)

ABC Cancels 'The Real O'Neals'
The Christian Post (5/12/2017)

PTC Goes to FCC Over 'The Mick'
One News Now (5/9/2017)

Weinstein Negotiates to Get Movie a PG-13 Rating, Firing Up Parents Organization
Los Angeles Times (4/28/2017)

McCall: Advertisers support prime-time trash
IndyStar (4/7/2017)

FCC Rules WSKQ-FM Radio Broadcast Was Indecent
Broadcasting & Cable (4/7/2017)

WSKQ Indecency Fine is First Under Pai
Inside Radio (4/6/2017)

Oblivious Advertisers Support Prime Time Trash, ‘The Mick’
CNS News (4/4/2017)

Restaurant drops sexually charged ads
One News Now (4/4/2017)

Subway Refuses to Pull Ads From Controversial Series 'The Mick' That Makes Light of Child Porn
The Christian Post (3/31/2017)

Is Sexting Scandal Reason Enough to Stop Eating at Subway?
Charisma News (3/29/2017)

PTC Tries to Push Subway Out of The Mick
Broadcasting & Cable (3/27/2017)

MEDIAPTC asks SNL to be TV-14
One News Now (3/24/2017)

Parents caution ‘Saturday Night Live’ to keep it clean during live broadcasts
The Washington Post (3/21/2017)

Oprah Winfrey's company urged to pull out its ads from raunchy TV show
Entertainment (3/15/2017)

Why FX's 'Feud' Used the C-Word in Its Premiere
The Hollywood Reporter (3/5/2017)

PTC Calls Out T-Mobile For Sponsoring 'The Mick'
TV Newcheck (2/15/2017)

PTC 'very much encouraged' by Pai appointment
One News Now (1/30/2017)

PTC: Don't be fooled, parents, by new TV shows
One News Now (1/11/2017)

Sen. Thune Open to Confirming Rosenworcel
Multichannel News (1/5/2017)

Beyond the letters and numbers
New York Post (11/2/2016)

Amidst legal battle, content provider plans to expand
One News Now (12/29/2016)

What Celebrity Deaths Reveal About Our Relationship To Celebrity Culture
The Daily Caller (12/29/2016)

Jeffrey McCall: 2016 was a bad year for prime-time network TV
Kokomo Tribune (12/28/2016)

DirecTV plotted to keep Dodgers off local cable stations, feds say
New York Post (ABC) (11/2/2016)

PTC to California: Keep Off (TV) Grass
Broadcasting & Cable (11/1/2016)

Parents Television Council: 'The Walking Dead' premiere is worse than a TV-MA rating
KOAT (ABC) (10/25/2016)

Known for Christmas movies, Hallmark a gift all year
One News Now (10/25/2016)

Parents Television Council slams 'Walking Dead' violence
USA Today (10/25/2016)

Parents Television Council: 'The Walking Dead' premiere is worse than a TV-MA rating
KOAT (ABC) (10/25/2016)

Parents Television Council Blasts "Brutally Explicit" 'Walking Dead' Premiere (Exclusive)
The Hollywood Reporter(10/24/2016)

Merger Critics Take Aim at AT&T-Time; Warner
Multichannel News (10/24/2016)

Jay Evensen: Pile on Trump? Sure, but don't be blind to the hypocrisy
Deseret News (10/13/2016)

Trump's Comments Were Lewd, but Where's the Outrage Over This?
Charisma News (10/13/2016)

Upsetting The 800-Pound Hollywood Gorilla
Daily Caller (10/12/2016)

Is Television to Blame for Record-High STD Rates? (10/12/2016)

VidAngel gains support against 'bullies in Hollywood' ahead of Oct. 31 hearing
Christiam Exzaminer (10/11/2016)

The Parents TV Council Briefly Stops Complaining About ‘Family Guy’ In Order To Save ‘Pitch’
Washington Family (10/7/2016)

New Fall TV Shows to Watch (or Avoid) with Your Family
Washington Family (9/28/2016)

Parents Television Council Releases Best, Worst List of New Fall TV Shows
CNS News (9/23/2016)

PTC: Sorry, parents, Congress failed you
OneNewsNow (9/19/2016)

PTC Pushes Senators to Seek FCC Answers on TV Ratings
Broadcasting & Cable (9/13/2016)

Does the American TV ratings system need fixing?
Deseret News(9/10/2016)

A Brief History of Increasingly Violent PG-13 Films
Pacific Standard (8/9/2016)

Gaming on mobile devices puts kids at risk
One News Now (8/4/2016)

Advertisers abandoning VH1's 'Dating Naked'
Christian Examiner (7/28/2016)

VH1's 'Dating Naked' Loses Advertisers After Parents Television Council Complains
Advertising Age (7/15/2016)

Sprint, Samsung advertising during ‘Dating Naked’ show draws fire
Kansas City Star (7/12/2016)

Concerned With What Your Kids See on TV? So Is This Group.
The Blaze (7/12/2016)

ABC Committed to Pushing “Family-Friendly” Sex, Pornography, and Swearing Into Your Living Room
Concerned Women for America(6/30/2016)

PTC, Sen. Dodd Meet Over TV Ratings
Broadcasting & Cable (6/10/2016)

McCall: Trash TV has taken over prime time
Broadcasting & Cable (5/28/2016)

Why TV Content Has Gotten Worse
Grand Magazine (5/28/2016)

PTC Launches TV Ratings Revamp Petition
Broadcasting & Cable (5/9/2016)

Sen. Markey Eyeing TV Ratings System Complaints
Broadcasting & Cable (4/31/2016)

Communicators with Tim Winter
CSPAN (4/20/2016)

New Study Shows Ratings Systems Don’t Really Work
MovieGuide (4/20/2016)

TV Content Ratings 'Inadequate' in Protecting Children
Play CBN News (4/5/2016)

Watchdog group calls TV ratings flawed, demands overhaul
AP (4/5/2016)

PTC Asks FCC to Overhaul TV Content Ratings
B&C; (Broadcating and Cable) (4/5/2016)

TV content ratings system has failed children according to US study
The Guardian (4/5/2016)

TV Content Ratings System Has Failed Children For 20 Years, Parents TV Council Says In New Study
Deadline Hollywood (4/5/2016)

'Of Kings and Prophets' Canceled at ABC
Hollywood Reporter (3/17/2016)

PTC Blasts ABC's "The Real O'Neills"
TV News Check (3/16/2016)

Of Kings And Prophets' Future Is Not Looking Good, Here's Why
Cinema Blend (3/16/2016)

Parents Television Council Blasts ABC's Biblical Drama 'Of Kings and Prophets'
Hollywood Reporter (3/2/2016)

Too Much Sex and Violence in ABC's Old Testament Drama, Parents' Council Alleges
Hollywood Patch (3/2/2016)

Parents group warns advertisers about ‘violent, sexual’ ABC Biblical drama
My News LA

Commercializing sex in the music industry
Northeast Valley News

Cable's interim solution
One News Now

Hill Looks Into Altered Ad Images
Broadcasting & Cable

Just a note on Super Bowl ads: Sex doesn't sell
One News Now

NBC had hand on mute button at Golden Globes
One News Now

PTC has list of 'resolutions' for TV-loving families
One News Now

Ratings Reform

10/21/2015 - Patriot News Hollywood needs to get serious about the TV ratings system

10/6/2015 - Broadcasting & Cable El Rey Concedes Mis-Rating 'Pulp Fiction'

11/5/2014 - The Washington Post Time to Fix the TV Rating System

11/4/2014 - The Washington Post Fisting, Anal Sex, Penis Pictures: Broadcast TV's Ratings Grab Gets Raunchy

11/4/2014 - New York Daily News TV Watchdog Slams ABC for Sex-Filled Scandal Opening Immediately After Charlie Brown Special

4/12/2014 - The Hollywood Reporter ABC Criticized for Airing 'Scandal' Sex Scene After Charlie Brown Special

11/3/2014 - WND ABC exposes Charlie Brown watchers to graphic sex

10/3/2014 - The Moviefone Blog ABC Criticized for Airing 'Scandal' Sex Scene After Charlie Brown Special

4/12/2014 - Family Matters (podcast by PTC President Tim Winter) Time to Fix the TV Rating System

4/3/2014 - TV Watchdog: Graphic Throat Slashing Inappropriately Rated TV14

3/31/2014 - NE News Now Networks have reason to mis-advertise TV show ratings

1/9/2014 - Reuters U.S. watchdog group calls for new TV, movie rating system

1/8/2014 - The Wrap Parents Television Council Blasts TV, Movie Industries Over Ratings Systems

1/8/2014 - Radio & Television Business Report PTC wants TV, movie ratings overhaul

12/15/2013 -CNN Headline News

PTC Public Policy Director discusses the violence study and the failed ratings system

12/3/2013 - CBN Newswatch:

Can You Trust Hollywood's Rating System? (Tim Winter video)

12/9/2013 - Associated Press

New PTC Study: Broadcast TV Underates Violence

6/11/2013 - Business Insider: TV Nudity Is Increasingly Being Rated Acceptable For Kids

Violence and the Media

10/21/2015 - Hollywood Reporter TC Blasts 'American Horror Story: Hotel' as "Most Vile" Content Ever

9/9/2015 - Hollywood Reporter Parents Television Council Blasts USA Network for "Graphic" 'Mr Robot' Finale

2/7/2014 - Catholic Connection (Tim Winter podcast) Movie Violence isn't going away

2/5/2014 - Daily Caller Harvey Weinstein’s change of heart and why the problem of movie violence isn’t going away

1/24/2014 - Faith Radio Is Broadcast TV "Safer" for Kids? (podcast with PTC Grassroots Director Melissa Henson)

1/20/2014 - CNN Is TV more violent than ever?

12/11/2013 - The Bristol Press Let’s ask the networks to come clean on TV violence

12/10/2013 -US News & World Report Study: Violence on Broadcast TV at Cable TV Levels

12/10/2013 - The Wrap Broadcast Shows Nearly As Violent as Cable, Study Finds

12/10/2013 - CBN PTC Finds TV Violence Ratings Inconsistent

12/10/2013 - Seattle Pi The Most Violent Fall TV Shows

5/13/2013 - U-T San Diego News: PTC President Tim Winter and Dr. Andrew Doan on Violence in the Media & Video Games

5/13/2013 - Deseret News : Broadcast TV still shows excessive gun violence

2/15/2013 - LA Times: Networks have "standards" to regulate violence on their networks. WELL...NOT REALLY.

1/24/2013 - Politico: Entertainment industry has blood on its hands

12/21/2012 - Fox News: PTC Director of Public Policy stresses the "need to have real discussions about what the media does to our kids

Sexual Content

10/21/2015 - Hollywood Reporter TC Blasts 'American Horror Story: Hotel' as "Most Vile" Content Ever

10/1/2015 - One News Now TLC called out for 'sleazy tactics'

9/3/2015 - Christian Today 'Seven Year Switch' TV show news: campaign to cancel show

2/28/2015 - Los Angeles Times Did 'Sex Box' turn anybody on?

2/27/2015 - the Blaze Parents Hate It, Critics Hate It, Britain Hated It. When You Hear the Premise of This New TV Show, You Might Be Shocked It’s Airing at All.

2/25/2015 - CBN News Petition Drive Seeks to Shut Down Racy 'Sex Box'

Cable Choice

9/30/2015- Forbes : TLC's 'Sex in Public' Not Nearly As Exciting As It Sounds, Incites PTC Outrage

9/20/2014- OneNewsNow : More offensive content = more basis for cable choice

9/19/2014- the Hill: Conservatives in Canada push for cable choice – why not in US?

10/28/2013 - Broadcasting & Cable: PTC Praises Comcast's Internet Plus

10/24/2013- Deseret News : Let us pay for the channels we want to watch, eh?

9/17/2013 - OneNewsNow: Violent FX Premiere Spurs Urgent Call For Cable Choice

9/12/2013 - The Wrap: SOA Premiere Makes Case for A La Carte Cable

9/12/2013 - Desert News: A La Carte Cable TV" Could Finally be on the Horizon

8/30/2013 - NewsMax: Parents demanding Congress pass the Television Consumer Freedom Act.

8/15/2013 - The Daily Caller: The High Cost of Cable Bundling

5/21/2013 - LA Times: Consumers need choice: PTC Slams Ke$ha Drinking Urine on MTV

Time Warner/Comcast Merger

12/23/2014 - PC Magazine PTC Files Comments Over Proposed Charter/Time Warner Cable/Bright House Merger

12/23/2014 - PC Magazine FCC Pauses Comcast, TWC Merger Review

4/8/2014 - New York Post Comcast trying to claim underdog status while seeking $45B mega-merger

4/8/2014 - TVNewsCheck Public Interest Groups Blast Comcast-TWC

4/8/2014 - Politico Comcast makes case for Time Warner Cable deal (see letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed by PTC and 50 others)

2/18/2014 - KKHT-FM Why the Comcast/TWC merger is bad for consumers and families

2/14/2014 - ABC News Comcast Mega-Deal Stirs Memories of TV's Kabletown

Nudity & Sexualization Studies

11/27/2013 - The Ridgewood News: Speaker in Ridgewood tackles media's sexualization of girls

9/19/2013 - Christian Science Monitor: Ending the hypersexualization of girls

7/15/2013 - Washington Times: Pimping teenage girls. Television writes a lower exploitation standard"

6/11/2013 - Is There an Epidemic of Nudity on Primetime TV?

6/11/2013 - Business Insider: TV Nudity Is Increasingly Being Rated Acceptable For Kids

6/11/2013 - OneNewsNow : Study: TV rating suggests ‘blurred’ nudity suitable for kids

4 Every girl

11/2/2015 - One News Now: 'Supergirl' doesn't need 'Secret' ads, says PTC

8/21/2013 - Media Post News: PTC Tells 'Sexploitation' Story In Times Square Ad

6/13/2013 - Orange County Register: Ugly side of child beauty pageants

6/11/2013 - The Channel Mom Show: Making Young Girls Sexy?


5/14/2013 - The Patriots News: America's potty mouth is flushing our dignity down the drain: Anne Reeves

1/23/2012 - Today Show - Kids and Cursing


9/24/2014 -World Net Daily Rape Joke On Fox Cartoons Draws Attention

7/16/2014 - The Washington Times - VH1’s ‘Naked Dating’ outrages parents group'

1/20/2014 - TVNewsCheck - PTC Blasts Jan. 14 Episode Of "Dads"

7/16/2014 - The Washington Times - VH1’s ‘Naked Dating’ outrages parents group'

11/6/2012 - CNN - Indecency on TV: Should the FCC crack down or give up?

2/6/2012 - CNN - Middle finger 'malfunction' mars Super Bowl halftime show

2/13/2012 – Deadline Hollywood - PTC Targets MTV’s ‘I Want My Pants Back’ Over Racy Content

2/14/2012 - ABC News - Parent Advocacy Group Decries MTV’s New ‘Sex Soaked’ Show

1/8/2012 – Washington Post - Supreme Court case tests FCC’s power to police TV indecency

1/6/2012 –CNN 'F-bomb' case reaches Supreme Court


7/15/2014 - Fox News- ‘Virgin Territory:’ MTV pushes the limit with reality show about losing it

5/26/2012 - Deseret News - Combating the negative impacts of reality TV on girls' sense of self

3/9/2012 – Fox News - 'Dance Moms' 'nude' dance routine episode playground for pedophiles, experts say

FCC Proposal

6/22/2013 - WorldNetDaily: Networks Demand More Sex and Cussing on Primetime TV

6/20/2013 - Washington Post: Parents plea with FCC to keep TV’s decency rules

6/11/2013 - Missouri Family Policy Council: FCC Proposes Plan to Relax Television Indecency Standards

5/21/2013 - FoxNews: FCC proposing to allow more sex and profanity during kids’ television viewing hours

5/4/2013 - Tulsa World News: FCC needs to find clarity on FCC Rules

MTV Video Awards Show

8/28/2013 - The Rockdale News: Tune in to help your kids tune out trouble

8/28/2013 - USA Today: The Verdict on Hanna and the Montana judge

8/27/2013 - CNS News: The VMA Performance Violated MTV’s Own Broadcast, Workplace Standards

8/27/2013 - Open letter by Paul Porter of Rap Rehab: O'Reilly, Miley but why not MTV?

8/27/2013 - New York Times: The MTV Awards Show Prompts Familiar Complaint

8/26/2013 - Huffington Post: Parents Television Council Blasts MTV's VMAs Over Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga Performances

Live Award Shows

9/4/2015 - Associated Press: MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana

3/4/2013 - The Blaze: PTC President Tim Winter: MacFarlane’s Hosting Performance at the Oscars Should Not Be a Surprise

Misrated Programs

12/14/2012 - The Clicker on MSNBC: PTC President slams 'Walking Dead' for 'brutally intense gore,' 'inaccurate' rating

9/23/2013 – Fox- Preventing sale of Grand Theft Auto V to underage kids

3/28/2012 – Los Angeles Times– ‘Bully’ Deserved an R

6/11/2012 – Reuters - TV networks pledge parent guidance to shows on Web


10/13/2011 - - Did Parents Television Council kill The Playboy Club?

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