PTC Criticizes Glee, The Vampire Diaries for Sexualized Content

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It's safe to say the Parents Television Council does not like Glee and The Vampire Diaries as much as TV Fanatic does.

In a new report that analyzed the sexual content of the top 25 broadcast network shows among teenagers, the PTC cited these popular programs as showing an "eagerness to not only objectify and fetishize young girls, but to sexualize them in such a way that real teens are led to believe their sole value comes from their sexuality."

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We have a feeling most women out there would love to be "sexualized" by Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley.

"TV executives have made it their business to profit off of programs that depict teen girls blissfully being sexualized by casual partners," said PTC President Tim Winter.

Other shows that came under fire in the report include Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory.

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