Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Extreme Horror Director to Make The Bible Sequel

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s reverent History Channel mini-series The Bible was a huge success earlier this year. Now, History Channel is preparing a “sequel” on the life of Christ – written and produced by the men behind the R-rated horror movies Hostel and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. MORE

Thursday, November 14, 2013

MTV’s Girl Code Degrades Girls

“They’re as complicated and complex as we are. VAGINAS!”

And another episode of MTV’s Girl Code gets underway. MORE

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

TV Doesn’t Influence Behavior? Tell the Politicians

The entertainment industry loves to claim that TV showing graphic violence, sex, and profanity has absolutely no influence on viewer’s attitudes or behavior. Yet a media analysis group predicts that $3 billion will be spent on political TV ads before next year’s midterm elections. MORE

Friday, October 11, 2013

New “Golden Age of TV” Is a Myth

The Hollywood insiders who are pushing “dark” and “edgy” dramas containing ever-more graphic sex, violence, and language love to claim that, as a result, TV is now experiencing some kind of “golden age.” But when it comes to programs most Americans actually watch – especially comedies – this is a lie. MORE

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Indecent “NickMom” Devastates Nick Jr. Network

Last October, Nick Jr. – a pay-TV network which billed itself as a “safe, educational place” for kids ages 2-6 – introduced its NickMom programming block, featuring references to genitalia, sex, drinking, and other inappropriate content. A year later, Nick Jr. is reaping what it sowed: plummeting viewership — and revenue. MORE

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Arrow – Superhero or CW Standard?

Premiering last season – and returning for its second season this October 9th – the CW’s program Arrow appears to be a straightforward adaptation of a comic-book character, capitalizing on popular trends in current movies. But is that all it is? MORE

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

“About Families” Not the Same as “Safe FOR Families”

Hollywood’s latest scam aimed at viewers is its claim that, because a program is ABOUT a family, the program is therefore appropriate for family viewing. But this is a lie – and this fall’s new “comedies” prove it. MORE

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Fall 2013 New Show Preview: NBC

NBC’s fall programming includes one outstanding – but graphically brutal and violent – drama, and several inoffensive but disposable situation comedies. MORE

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Fall 2013 New Show Preview: ABC

In addition to several highly-anticipated new dramas, ABC is also introducing a number of comedies which are not particularly family-friendly this fall. MORE

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Fall 2013 New Show Preview: Fox

This fall, Fox has followed the success of fantasy-based programming on other networks with two such series (both of which contain graphic violence), along with several new comedies of varying quality. MORE

Monday, September 9, 2013

Fall 2013 New Show Preview: CW

As a network created specifically to target a younger demographic, the CW has always mirrored current trends in entertainment. This season, the network moves away from its signature teen sex soaps to a greater emphasis on science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. MORE

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Fall 2013 New Show Preview: CBS

In the last decade, CBS has primarily served up two kinds of programs in prime time: crime/suspense procedurals, and sleazy sex comedies. This fall, the network shows no inclination to change. MORE

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

NBC Commits to “Immaculate Conception” Drama

NBC will air a drama allegedly centered around the religious doctrine of the Immaculate Conception -- created by the man behind MTV's teen-sex-and-drug drama Skins.MORE

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Lament for a Wonder Woman

The star of the 1970’s TV series Wonder Woman will be returning to TV this fall...on CBS’ sleazy sex comedy Two and a Half Men. MORE

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Why Hollywood Doesn’t Get Duck Dynasty

Last week saw the return of the wildly popular A&E cable series Duck Dynasty. Despite the show’s popularity, the entertainment industry is unlikely to build upon its success...because they do not understand it. MORE

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cable Networks: Changing Name$ for Profit

In any other area of business, if a product doesn’t sell, the company making it fails — but not in the world of pay TV. There, if nobody watches a particular network, the entertainment industry’s answer is simple: change the network’s name...and force people to keep buying it anyway. MORE

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Hollywood Writers Attack Decency, Democracy

Recently, the Writers Guild of America (West) filed their “reply comments” on the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed change in enforcement of laws against broadcast decency. In their comments, the Guild launched a vitriolic attack on broadcast decency, the PTC – and the American people. MORE

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Entertainment Industry Demands “Right” to Air Indecency

Last month, over 100,000 Americans filed public comments with the Federal Communications Commission, asking the FCC enforce broadcast decency laws. This month, the entertainment industry filed its comments – and arrogantly demanded the “right” to flood American homes with indecent content. MORE

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Why Broadcasters Are Afraid

As can be seen by their actions last week in demanding that the Federal Communications Commission completely abandon enforcing broadcast decency laws, the broadcast networks are in panic mode. There are two reasons for this. MORE

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Lies Broadcasters Tell

In their effort to push the Federal Communications Commission into abandoning enforcement of broadcast decency laws, the broadcast networks must have had their spin-doctors working overtime on their public statements. Here’s a roundup of the various questionable claims the networks – who are using the people’s airwaves free of charge – told the government. MORE

Monday, June 24, 2013

Networks to FCC: “Let Us Do Anything We Want”

Since the “trust-busting” era of Teddy Roosevelt, one of the federal government’s responsibilities has been to ensure that private industry does not trample the rights of American citizens. But last week, the broadcast television networks told the government, “Ignore the American people. Let us do anything we want!” MORE

Monday, June 17, 2013

MTV Promotes Teens Making Sex Tapes

“Getting famous is as easy as having sex and letting the cameras roll...When his longtime crush finally asked him out on a date, Zach Stone hatched a plan to cash in on his first time. Because who wouldn’t want to see a sex movie starring an awkward virgin?”

So says MTV. MORE

Monday, June 3, 2013

MTV Sex Programmer Moves to NBC

Under its former executive vice-president David Janollari, MTV moved into ever-more sexually explicit programming – programming the producer apparently thought was perfect for teens. And now, Janollari will be bringing the same sensibility to the NBC broadcast network. MORE

Thursday, May 30, 2013

MTV's Girl Code: Sexist, Misogynistic, and Degrading to Girls

According to MTV's Girl Code, women exist only to service men's sexual desires. The show pushes these crass, disgusting, and downright dangerous themes at teen girls in the guise of humorous “advice”...but nobody should be laughing. MORE

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

FCC Knuckles Under to Entertainment Industry – AGAIN!

Last month, the FCC asked for public comments on its new policy of taking action only against “egregious” violations of broadcast decency law. The deadline was May 20th. Though nearly 100,000 Americans filed comments demanding the agency enforce current standards, the FCC has extended the deadline – because the entertainment industry told them to. MORE

Monday, April 1, 2013

The FCC: Tool of Those It’s Supposed to Regulate?

On April 1st, the Federal Communications Commission – the agency charged since 1927 with enforcing the requirement that broadcasters operate “in the public interest” — announced its preference henceforth to ignore the concerns of millions of American citizens, in favor of those of the entertainment cartel. MORE

Friday, March 15, 2013

Hollywood’s Hypocrisy on Censorship

Even in the wake of horrific massacres like those in Newtown and Aurora, Hollywood is absolutely adamant that any limitation on violent or other content would constitute “censorship”...until foreign dictators ask them for changes. MORE