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Parents Television Council
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Violence on broadcast and cable television might not be all that different.
Hollywood loves to preach. A new study suggests that Tinseltown's famous cameras should be turned on Hollywood itself to find the sinners. Prime-time TV programmers are finding a new standard of exploitation, pimping teenage girls.
Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown school shooting, according to a new study from the Parents Television Council.
Oxygen television executives weren't talking Monday as negative attention grew about "All My Babies' Mamas," its proposed program featuring a musician who has fathered 11 children with ten different mothers.
A petition urging the film-ratings board to overturn the "R" rating it gave to the teen-centric documentary "Bully" has garnered more than 250,000 signatures, but at least one organization is OK with the decision.
Admittedly, the Egyptian uprising, the nullification of Obamacare and the ongoing ramifications of "Snowpocolypse 2011" could render the controversy about an MTV program insignificant by comparison. After all, MTV is only out to destroy an entire generation. No big deal.
Only three shopping days left to find the perfect Christmas gift for your lovely teenage daughter.
Christmas is a time for stories about the virgin birth and an innocent babe wrapped in swaddling clothes. On network TV, however, the babes are anything but innocent as programming pushes sex to America's youth, especially girls.
Mainstream online video destinations don't do enough to keep explicit content from kids, the Parents Television Council said in a report released Wednesday.