Statement from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TeleFutura, Telemundo and Univision Regarding Online Guidance for Parents

New York, NY – June 11, 2012 – Today the ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TeleFutura, Telemundo and Univision broadcast networks announced a plan to provide additional ratings tools to give parents even greater decision-making power over their family’s media consumption.

Parents will now be able use the TV ratings system when children access broadcast television programs on the Internet. The networks are making the ratings information available for all full-length entertainment programs that stream on the websites that they control.

Each company will determine its own systems, and the networks have committed that the TV ratings will appear at the beginning of full-length video programs and also in the online programming descriptions. Network websites will also include or link to ratings system information. This commitment is effective for rated programming televised beginning December 1, 2012.

    

Contact:

Karen Hobson

The NBC Television Network

818/569-7789

karen.hobson@disney.com

John McKay

ABC Television Network

212/664-6202

john.mckay@nbcuni.com

Alfredo Richard

Telemundo Network

305/889-7599

arichard@telemundo.com

Shannon Jacobs

The CBS Television Network

212/975-3161

sljacobs@cbs.com

Gaude Paez

Fox Broadcasting Company

310/369-3276

gaude.paez@fox.com

Monica Talan

Univision Communications, Inc./TeleFutura

212/455-5331

mtalan@univision.net