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Nudity on the rise in prime time TV shows, group says

The Parents Television Council spoke out Monday, saying broadcast television has been implying more nudity in prime time shows this season.
by Tiffany Gibson Modified: August 21, 2012 at 8:13 am •  Published: August 20, 2012

Sex sells, and nudity … well, it just makes some people feel uncomfortable.

The Parents Television Council spoke out Monday, saying broadcast television has been implying more nudity in prime time shows this season.

The group said, "its researchers found 76 instances where a person appeared nude, with private parts obscured, in prime time last season. It happened on 37 different shows. The group says that's a sharp rise from the 15 instances the networks aired the season before that," according to the Huffington Post.

Huff Post reports that each nudity case appears to be obscured by pixilation or an object.

"It's a lot more suggestive than we've seen in the past," said Melissa Henson, spokeswoman for the group.

What do you think?

by Tiffany Gibson
News Online Editor
Tiffany Gibson has worked for the Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the digital news team. In addition to writing and web editing, she also creates multimedia features for the website and maintains social media accounts. A Tennessee...
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