Television Ratings System

Members of Congress and others reacted to the television ratings system proposed by industry executives and recently leaked to the… read more

Members of Congress and others reacted to the television ratings system proposed by industry executives and recently leaked to the press. They criticized the proposal for being too vague, and age, rather than content based, which would allow parents to make their own evaluation of programs based on specific information about language, violence and sexual content. The members of Congress also held out the possibility of a government ratings system if the television industry does not change its initial proposal. close

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Television Ratings System

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Program ID:
77297-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 1996

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  • Dec 12, 1996 | 10:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1996 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 1996 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 1996 | 6:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
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