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Parents Television Council

WATCH: The Skins Scene MTV Was Worried Broke Child Pornography Laws

Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hunter Stuart

Not only is the exploration of sex, drinking, and drugs on Skins a good thing, the show's writers haven't gone nearly far enough.

MTV's Skins: Suffer The Little Children

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

MTV's version of Skins is, in my humble, vaguely nauseated opinion, repellent -- but not for the same reasons that the PTC and several advertisers have judged it similarly.

WATCH: MTV's 'Skins' Airs Teen Lesbian Love Scene

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As advertisers flee, MTV's 'Skins' keeps getting racier. In an upcoming episode, they introduce the lesbian sexual yearnings of one of its leads, T...

Conservative Parents Group's Influence Waning | BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

These are difficult days for the decency police. The Parents Television Council spent most of the last decade as a conservative superstar in the cultu...

TV Is Smutty, but the Parents Television Council Is a Disgrace

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Kelly

Obviously sexualizing children is wrong. But so is talking nonsense about nothing in language designed to deceive.

Parents' Group Calls 'Glee' GQ Shoot Pedophilic, GQ RESPONDS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A parents' group has taken issue with the racy GQ shoot that shows 'Glee' stars Lea Michelle and Dianna Agron (both 24) stripping in the halls of a hi...

Parents Group To Advertisers: Boycott William Shatner Show

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — William Shatner, of all people, stands at the center of television's latest moral battleground. He's the cantankerous lead character...

CBS' 'Shit My Dad Says' Angers Parents Group

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A parents group is threatening CBS affiliates with challenges to their broadcast licenses if they air the network's new comedy with a...

Shit My Dad Smokes

Christopher Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christopher Ryan

Is it just me, or is this overwrought indignation about "bad words" a close parallel to the nation's war on marijuana -- albeit without the non-violent victims doing time in prison?

Violence Against Women On TV Concerns Parents Television Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A group that monitors violence in prime-time television says it's concerned about women being more frequent targets. The Parents Tel...

"Gossip Girl" Threesome Prompts Parents Television Council Campaign

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — On-air promos for a sexual threesome on an upcoming episode of "Gossip Girl" have spurred the Parents Television Council to ask affil...

Britney Spears' Song Protested For Indecency Over Lyrics

Billboard/YouTube | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Parents Television Council is warning parents about the Britney Spears song "If U Seek Amy" and urging radio stations not to broadcast it because ...

Study: Network TV Likes Sex, Not Marriage

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Marriage gets little respect on network TV shows that instead revel in the pleasures of extramarital and even kinky sex, according...

Brent Bozell and the PTC: Can the FCC Declare Them Obscene?

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

A couple of weeks ago, Bozo the Clown died. But Bozell the Clown still lives among us, defaming the good name of clowns everywhere by tormenting children and families around our country.

Conservative Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Nudity On NBC's "Las Vegas"

Hollywood Reporter | James Hibberd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the heels of the FCC attempting to fine ABC affiliates for airing a shot of naked buttocks (which, incidentally, CNN aired by accident during the S...