Thursday, September 8, 2005

43 Percent Of Couch Potatoes Enjoy Shows With Bad Language

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A lot of couch potatoes believe that bad language makes a show f■■■ing great.

According to a new survey by the Pere Partnership, 43 percent of respondents admit that watching TV characters curse makes a show more appealing and exciting.

The findings are even more damning: Only 13 percent are less likely to watch a show if the characters have potty mouths.

Meanwhile, 31 percent of American parents don’t want their kids to watch the news while 12 percent object to the youngsters watching an adult drama like Nip/Tuck.

Other cursory findings from the survey.....

  • Only 23 percent of Americans think violent programs make their kids more violent and only six percent think Desperate Housewives will negatively affect their child’s sexual development.

  • Finally, 68 percent of Americans would think twice about letting their kids watch a show with strong sexual content and 17 percent would get antsy if the show had a religious theme.

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