This is an entertainment program. Conceptions of censorship derive from Roman practice in which two officials were appointed by the government to conduct the census, award public contracts and supervise the manners and morals of the people. Today the scope of censorship has been expanded to include most media and involves suppressing any or all parts deemed objectionable on moral, political, military and other grounds.
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So Clampett covers Tweety's titillating flesh with yellow plumage. Clampett doesn't let this pass quietly, though. In the episode, a cat yells to his partner, "Give me the bird!
Nudity in American television has always been a controversial topic. Aside from a few exceptions, nudity in the United States has traditionally not been shown on terrestrial television. On the other hand, cable television has been much less constrained as far as nudity is concerned. The Public Broadcasting Servicewhich features nudity in anthropological documentaries as well as some films, was the first network to display national programming that featured frontal female nudity on television.
They switch positions. Ruthie, on top now, looks dead inside. Together they team up to give sex advice to their perpetually inflamed cohort at Moordale Secondary School.
Here's a news flash that television broadcasters would probably prefer parents not receive. Under pressure from Congress, the four commercial television networks announced last month that beginning this fall they will voluntarily preface violent programs with a parental advisory. But a back-room debate continues over whether television programmers should go a step farther by embracing automatic "lock out" technologies to let households block shows that carry such advisories, and whether these devices would be effective at controlling what children watch.
In an austere office high above midtown Manhattan, Rosalyn Weinman, the head of broadcast standards and practices at NBC, is reviewing reports from the field like those above. The reports, filed on blue paper and thus known as "blue sheets," are filled with exhortations, warnings and the occasional strongly worded command. They represent the best judgments of Ms. Weinman's staff about what NBC's audience should and should not be subjected to while watching the tube.
American culture was simply unstoppable and alive, constantly changing and growing toward a more open society. However, though there was a shift in American values toward openness in addressing sexuality and violence as well as other societal issues, it was in direct conflict with the conservative government currently in power. This conflict of ideals resulted in a caustic, explosive period of heightened awareness of violence, sexuality, social problems, and individuality.
Over the course of its three seasons, The Good Fight has become one of the most stunning shows on television. But its greatness sometimes feels limited by its home on CBS All Access, a streaming service that admittedly offers much greater creative freedom than network television … with far less of a potential audience. So, when it was announced that the first season will air on CBS this summerstarting Sunday, June 16, I was intrigued and curious. Characters regularly curse and have sex, for starters.