They said only the violence in the opening sequence (which showed a policeman bleeding profusely after being shot in the back of the head) was strong enough to get a TV-MA, while the bulk of the episode deserved a TV-14
The three new models are the TV-21AST3, TV-20ST5 and TV-14
I have a 12-year-old girl, and I've been letting her watch TV-14
, but I have to watch it with her.
The definitive acquisition agreement was executed on April 23, 1999 and ACME acquired on that date the non-FCC license assets of former PCC stations WDPX TV-26, serving Dayton, OH, WPXG TV-14
, serving Green Bay, WI and WPXU TV-23, serving Champaign-Decatur, IL.
While more shows with the rating TV-14
(material inappropriate for children under 14) included sexual references, shows in the more acceptable TV-PG range were found to have such references more times per hour.
Only five of the 11 ratings categories are understood by a majority of parents (TV-G, TV-PG, TV-14
, V and L; TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-MA, S, D, and FV are not understood by most parents); -- Less than half of parents know that sitcoms (47%), children's shows (45%), talk shows (43%), or soap operas (21%) are rated; -- Among parents with children under 10, only 17% can name one of the ratings used to identify shows specifically designed for children (TV-Y, TV-Y7), and only 4% know what the rating "FV" means (it stands for "fantasy violence" and is the only rating that indicates whether a children's show contains violence).
There are six in all: TV-Y (fare appropriate for all children), TV-7 (unsuitable for kids under 7), TV-G (general audiences), TV-PG (parental guidance suggested), TV-14
(may be unsuitable for children under 14) and TV-M (mature audiences only).