Sex and violence on TV

Silver, Marc
September 1995
U.S. News & World Report;9/11/95, Vol. 119 Issue 10, p62
Reports on the disappearance of the `family hour', the 8 p.m.-to 9 p.m. period that television networks once reserved for parents and the children. Success of sexually frank programs that has unleased a quest for a young, hip, and urbane audience; Rise of sex on TV in the fall 1995 lineup; Lack of sexual propriety in the Hollywood community; Violence on TV; Lack of family fare; Examples of new shows. INSET: What TV-savvy parents can do to help their kids.


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