GMC TV Awarded Seal of Approval™ by Parents Television Council
GMC is the Only Network to be Honored Twice for Providing Uplifting Music and Family Entertainment that Upholds Positive Values
ATLANTA, GA – March 6, 2012 – For the second time, the Parents Television Council™ (PTC) has awarded its coveted Entertainment Seal of Approval™ to GMC TV, America’s favorite channel for uplifting music and family entertainment. PTC recognized the GMC brand for “its excellence in programming and devotion to providing uplifting, family-friendly entertainment.”
First recognized by PTC in 2010, GMC is the only network brand to be awarded the PTC’s Seal of Approval™ twice. In addition to receiving the PTC Seal of Approval™ for its network brand, several GMC original productions, including GMC World Premiere Movies and GMC World Premiere Gospel Plays, have been awarded the Seal of Approval™.
“It is clear that GMC is firmly devoted to producing and airing quality productions which are free of graphic and gratuitous sex, violence and profanity,” said Tim Winter, PTC president. “The Parents Television Council recognizes GMC for its excellence in programming and devotion to providing quality uplifting, family-friendly entertainment.”
Charles Humbard, president and CEO, GMC, said, “It is an honor for GMC to again be recognized by the Parents Television Council. This recognition further validates GMC’s positioning as the uplifting television destination where viewers go to be inspired and feel good about the family values they cherish. We stand by our mission to be the authentic family-friendly cable network.”
The PTC Seal of Approval™ is presented to outstanding films, television shows, advertisers and networks that emphasize positive, pro-family values and do not contain graphic or gratuitous sex, violence or profanity.
About The Parents Television Council
The Parents Television Council (www.parentstv.org) is a non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment. It was founded in 1995 to ensure that children are not constantly assaulted by sex, violence, and profanity on television and in other media. This national grassroots organization has more than 1.3 million members and 55 chapters across the United States, and works with television producers, broadcasters, networks and sponsors in an effort to stem the flow of harmful and negative messages targeted to children. The PTC™ also works with elected and appointed government officials to enforce broadcast decency standards. Most importantly, the PTC produces critical research and publications documenting the dramatic increase in sex, violence and profanity in entertainment. This information is provided free of charge so parents can make informed viewing choices for their own families.
GMC (www.watchGMCtv.com) is America’s favorite television channel for uplifting music and family entertainment. The Parents Television Council™ awarded its Entertainment Seal of Approval™ to GMC for being “an authentic family-friendly cable network.” In 2011, GMC was the second fastest growing ad supported cable network in total day households and A18-49. GMC can be seen in more than 51 million homes on various cable systems around the country, as well as DISH Network on channel 188, DIRECTV on channel 338 and Verizon FiOS on channel 224. Follow GMC TV on Facebook and Twitter at http://facebook.com/gmctv and http://twitter.com/gmctv.