9/13/11: TV Warnings Ahead

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With another new television season upon us, a TV watchdog group is warning parents to prepare for another season of filth.

Matt Philbin, managing editor of the Media Research Center says the upcoming season proves “Hollywood is out of ideas — and if they can’t center a show around sex, they really don’t have a show to sell.” Hollywood claims it is simply filling the demand for smut, but Philbin suggests they live in a different world.

One example is NBC’s The Playboy Club, which “centers on the Bunnies and patrons of the original Playboy Club in 1960s Chicago.” He says this year’s TV lineup is morally edgy and filthy in some cases. And while it is marketed during primetime to adults and youngsters, sexual intimacy and drug and alcohol abuse present the most dangerous messages.