Parents Television Council
August 18th, 2014
The MTV Video Music Awards aren’t until Sunday, but the Parents Television Council is already getting nervous.
Still seething over last year’s raunchy performance by Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke, the organization has fired off a letter to MTV demanding a tamer show.
Read the missive here!Read more...
July 24th, 2014
The Parents Television Council and Morality in Media are BLASTING the first Fifty Shades of Grey trailer, which was released Thursday morning.
The “Today Show” premiered an edited version of the sexually-charged preview during its 8 a.m. hour, which the PTC argues was highly inappropriate.
See the complaints here, and tell us what you think.Read more...
January 19th, 2012VIDEO
Despite protests from groups like the Parents Television Council, “Modern Family” aired an episode on Wednesday in which the show’s adorable two-year-old character, Lily, uses the f-word.Read more...
October 4th, 2011
Hugh Hefner has weighed in on the cancellation of “The Playboy Club.”
Hef tweeted, “I’m sorry NBC’s ‘The Playboy Club’ didn’t find it’s audience. It should have been on cable, aimed at a more adult audience.”
“Fans of ‘The Playboy Club’ are really upset at the cancellation,” he added.Read more...
June 1st, 2011VIDEO
Rihanna’s new video – in which the singer is shown shooting her rapist – is stirring controversy. What do you think?Read more...
May 24th, 2011
The Parents Television Council is protesting the “explicit” Billboard Music Awards-opening performance of “S&M” by Rihanna and Britney Spears.
“What happened in Vegas should have stayed in Vegas, as the saying goes,” said PTC president Tim Winter in a statement. “It certainly has no place at 8:00 p.m. on the publicly-owned broadcast airwaves.”Read more...