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Television program rating system
United States

Television program rating system

United States

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history of television in the U.S.

  • Berle, Milton
    In Television in the United States: Conglomerates and codes

    …with the introduction of a program ratings code and a requirement that all new television sets be equipped with a violent-program-blocking device known as a V-chip. Ratings codes were required to appear on the screen for 15 seconds at the beginning of each show: TV-Y designated appropriateness for all children;…

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