The Parents Television Council is a group that is based in the United States and promotes censorship. The group tries to ensure that children are not exposed to harmful material. They achieve that launching media campaigns and filing complaints with the FCC.

What it criticizes[]

The Parents Television Council disapproves of any mention of sex, homosexuality, strong violence, drugs and profanity. As a result, any show or network that has such content is often criticized. They frequently target the channels FX and Comedy Central due to most of their shows being rated TV-MA.

Shows that were criticized[]

  • The Walking Dead - They claim that the violence is too extreme and that it shouldn't be shown on AMC.

Complaints submitted to the FCC[]

  • That 70's Show - They complained about the episode "Happy Jack" due to it having a scene where a character masturbates.

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