On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we decided to dive a little deeper into the history of movie and TV ratings. Where did they come from, who uses them in modern times, why do they use them? We especially take a look at if we should possibly reevaluate how reliable and seemingly flexibly inconsistent ratings tend to be. It's an in-depth and enlightening discussion on how society looks at movie and TV ratings. 

Also on this episode, our Movie Manners topic returns to look at theater distractions, viewers watched over 4 trillion minutes of TV during the 21-22 season, TV's Bloody Friday strikes again, Star Wars gains another series, and much more!

Discussed on this episode

    • (0:00 – 34:34) Opening | Movie and TV News Discussion - The Dark Universe Anniversary, Star Wars, 4 Trillion Minutes of TV Watched, TV's Bloody Friday
    • (34:35 – 43:37) Recommendations
    • (43:38 – 1:40:51) From the Outside In: Movie and TV Ratings
    • (1:40:52 - 1:47:12) Movie Manners | Closing
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Direct download: HO489_Movie_and_TV_Ratings.mp3
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