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  • Holy what? Drop profane TV show title, Council urges

    December 9 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Holy what? Drop profane TV show title, Council urges

    The Parents Television Council is urging ABC to drop plans to use profanity in the title of a television comedy series featuring a struggling church and its new pastor. “Holy (expletive),” the title of the series currently in development, is offensive and inappropriate, said President Tim Winter.

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  • Family TV not ‘family-friendly,’ PTC finds

    December 17 2014 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Family TV not ‘family-friendly,’ PTC finds

    Contemporary television series showcasing family life will likely include sex, profanity and violence that make the entertainment unsuitable for family viewing, the Parents Television Council (PTC) has found. As many as 99 percent of the broadcast television shows about family that PTC studied contained some form of adult content in 2013…

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  • McDonald’s snubs family focus, markets offensive content

    May 1 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    McDonald’s snubs family focus, markets offensive content

    McDonald’s could energize declining sales by returning its ad focus to family friendly television and abandoning broadcasts with sex, violence and foul language, the Parents Television Council has told the fast food chain.

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  • Supreme Court case: more TV nudity, profanity?

    January 11 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Supreme Court case: more TV nudity, profanity?

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 10 in its most significant broadcast indecency case since 1978, and conservative groups are warning the justices that if the television networks win, profanity and nudity will flood TV broadcasts.

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