Search the Archive

Television and Politics / Marketing / Children #194643

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 2000
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Admission by Hollywood executives that R-rated violent programming is test marketed to young children featured; scenes shown from Senate hearings. [Universal Studios co-chairman Stacy SNIDER, Walt Disney Company president Robert IGER - says children will no longer be targeted.] Research by the Parents Television Council on movie ads on TV between 8-9 PM noted. [In response to voice of Senator John McCain, Warner Brothers president Alan HORN - promises not to market R-rated to children under 17.] [Senators Sam BROWNBACK, Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - pressure the movie people.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:02:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.