04/12/2012 04:40 pm ET

HBO's 'Angry Boys' Slammed For Featuring Young Girl Drinking From Penis Cup (POLL)

The HBO comedy "Angry Boys" has stirred controversy and led some to claim the series sexualizes young children.

Officials from the Culture and Media Institute called out the network for a scene in a recent episode which featured a young girl drinking from a pink cup shaped like a penis.

In an interview with Radar Online, representative Dan Gainor said the action insinuated oral sex.

"It's difficult to imagine that HBO would go any lower," he told the entertainment web site.

Additionally, an article featured on the Culture and Media Institute website states that "promoting child pornography in a comedic way is much more shocking and outrageous than funny."

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, "Angry Boys" creator and director Chris Lilley indicated he doesn't mind provoking people.

Television shows featuring minors often find themselves the subject of media backlash.

Earlier this year, an episode of ABC's "Modern Family" featured Lily, the toddler daughter of gay parents Cameron and Mitchell, repeatedly dropping the F-bomb.

The scenes were considered so controversial by some, that certain groups urged ABC to pull the episode before it aired.

Similarly, TLC shows "Toddlers and Tiaras" and "Dance Moms" frequently draw negative attention for what some consider bad parenting and child exploitation.