Television Rating Systems Television ratings provide useful information for advertising companies, TV producers, and parents. The companies that offer such a service are publicly or privately sponsored and the information is used to buy and sell TV time as well as make program decisions.
GL Graphic language This descriptor suggests that a movie, special event for example, a stand-up comedy special or series will contain a heavy amount of profanity, with relatively to very frequent usage of expletives with or without a sexual meaning.
Criteria for the "GL" description is usually for films or television programs that contain the use of two or more expletive profanities such as "shit", " cunt " or " motherfucker " more than four times during the run of the program.
The use of this content descriptor is usually exclusive to films that are rated "R" or television series rated "TV-MA". MV Mild violence This suggests that a movie or series contains a mild amount of violent content, either comedic or non-comedic in nature, that may or may not include some bloodshed.
V Violence This is indicative of the program containing a moderate to significant amount of violent content such as a physical altercation or shootingwhich may include mild to moderate amounts of bloodshed. This does not necessarily account for incidents in which scenes may contain gory material or the depiction of dismemberment.
GV Graphic violence This means that the program or film may contain a heavy amount of violence, blood or gore that is unsuitable for younger audiences or those who are squeamish to such content.
The usage of this descriptor depends on how long the blood or gore is actually shown and how much of it is included.
The use of this content descriptor is typically exclusive to films that are rated "R" or television series rated "TV-MA", though there is rare use of this descriptor for films with a "PG" rating.
Most American premium channels typically limit the usage of this particular content descriptor for "R"-rated films or "TV-MA" rated television series, based on the above description. BN Brief nudity This is indicative that the film or program contains a minimal amount of moderate nuditythat may either be depicted in a sexual or non-sexual nature such as a brief glimpse of a man's buttocks ; nudity seen in the program or film may not necessarily be full-frontal in nature.
This may either be for anything such as the display of topless women or exposed male buttocks, to in some cases, exposed genitalia.
The use of this content descriptor is generally exclusive to films that are rated "R", and television series or certain films rated "TV-MA", and only occasionally used in films rated "PG" or television series or made-for-TV movies rated "TV".
On softcore adult programs airing on channels such as Cinemax and The Movie Channel, this descriptor is generally referenced alongside the descriptor "SSC", for strong sexual content, as films that contain simulated or graphic depictions of sexual intercourse will often contain some degree of nudity, whether partial or full-frontal.
SSC Strong sexual content This signifies that the program may contain graphic sexual situations,  particularly scenes of simulated or in rare cases, actual sexual intercourse that is often of a pornographic nature though in some instances, the sexual intercourse depicted may be depicted in a realistic and artistic stylewith the incorporation of moderate or full-frontal nudity.
Scenes of men or sometimes women, although this is not often shown receiving oral sex may also fall within the criteria for an "SSC" rating. An "SSC" rating means the sexual content in the program may be unsuitable for those under the age of The use of this content descriptor is strictly exclusive to films that are rated "R", and television series or certain films rated "TV-MA".
On softcore adult programs airing on channels such as Cinemax and The Movie Channel, this descriptor is generally referenced alongside the descriptor "N", for nudity, as films that contain simulated or graphic depictions of sexual intercourse will often contain some degree of nudity, whether partial for example, a female wearing clothes covering only the top half of her body for a portion of or throughout the scene, but whose breasts are exposed or full-frontal.
The use of this content descriptor is fairly rare, and is strictly exclusive to films that are rated "R" or television series rated "TV-MA". Examples[ edit ] Anywhere between one and five content ratings can be assigned to a program, in order to give viewers an outline of the mature content that may be included, providing specificity for parents to determine if the program is appropriate for viewing by children depending on age group.
Virtually all softcore pornographic adult films broadcast on pay television networks are given content ratings for strong sexual content, nudity, adult content and adult language; although occasionally, an adult movie may be tagged for a scene that contains some degree of violent content, if included.
G-rated films, however, are typically not given content ratings as most movies assigned with that rating do not feature any objectionable content.Jesus, without scars, an analysis of the benefits of using the rating system on television An analysis of the increasing discontent view of congress rejected his debris and apes globally!
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reflect proper use of the ratings systems. Parents and caregivers must be able to understand and use the systems in guiding their children’s use of media products. Some studies have examined the reliability of the systems—the degree to which the ratings are being applied consistently. Reliability is a necessary but insufficient condition of validity.
In , the television industry created the TV Parental Guidelines – a voluntary rating system designed to give parents information about the content of television programs.
This system provides parents with information about the content and age-appropriateness of television programs. The data analyzed here are the estimated household ratings for each of the television shows for new episodes during the season (that is, not including repeat episodes shown in the regular time slot).
Likert scale: Likert scale, rating system, used in questionnaires, that is designed to measure people’s attitudes, opinions, or perceptions.
Subjects choose from a range of possible responses to a specific question or statement; responses typically include “strongly agree,” “agree,” “neutral,” “disagree,” and.
Sentiment analysis – otherwise known as opinion mining – is a much bandied about but often misunderstood term. In essence, it is the process of determining the emotional tone behind a series of words, used to gain an understanding of the the attitudes, opinions .