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ANTI-INDECENCY GROUP UNDER FIRE

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Parents Television Council, which for years has spearheaded protests against allegedly indecent television programming, has found itself, in the words of the New York Times, “damaged, defanged by court challenges to the FCC’s hard-line position, by its own dwindling finances and by internal troubles that resulted in its accusing a former senior employee of […]

MTV APOLOGIZES FOR F-WORDS ON MTV MUSIC … ER … MOVIE AWARDS

June 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Apparently alerted that the F-word had got by network censors several times during Sunday night’s telecast of the MTV Movie Awards, the Parents Television Council condemned the telecast Monday, called for an end to packaged cable content, and demanded that viewers be able to decide which individual cable channels they want to receive. PTC President […]

PTC VOWS “UNRELENTING” BATTLE AGAINST “BLEEP MY DAD SAYS”

May 21, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

A day after CBS announced that its new series, currently titled Bleep My Dad Says, will become part of a new Thursday-night comedy lineup in the fall, the Parents Television Council went into action. The group, which was principally responsible for flooding the FCC with thousands of protests over Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl “wardrobe malfunction,” […]

PTC MOUNTS NEW PROTEST AGAINST “FAMILY GUY”

May 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Parents Television Council, the group principally responsible for flooding the FCC with complaints about allegedly indecent TV program content, is up in arms over last Sunday’s episode of Fox’s Family Guy. In it the family dog Brian eats a dirty diaper, licks the baby’s behind, and vomits. “The broadcast decency law makes specific reference […]

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