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