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[[File:TV-MA icon.svg|thumb|right|TV-MA]]
 
[[File:TV-MA icon.svg|thumb|right|TV-MA]]
Programming rated '''TV-MA''' in the [[Wikipedia:United States|United States]] by the [[USA TV Content Rating System|TV Parental Guidelines]] signifies content for mature audiences. Programs with this rating are usually not suitable for anyone under 17 years old. Content may contain strong coarse language, explicit (in some cases, bordering on pornographic) strong sexual content, nudity, or intense/graphic violence.
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Programming rated '''TV-MA''' in the [[Wikipedia:United States|United States]] by the [[USA TV Content Rating System|TV Parental Guidelines]] signifies content for mature audiences. Programs with this rating are usually not suitable for anyone under 16 years old. Content may contain strong coarse language, explicit (in some cases, bordering on pornographic) strong sexual content, nudity, or intense/graphic violence.
   
 
It originally was called '''TV-M''' that existed only in 1997. It was changed due to suspected copyright from the ESRB over the "M for Mature" rating for video games.
 
It originally was called '''TV-M''' that existed only in 1997. It was changed due to suspected copyright from the ESRB over the "M for Mature" rating for video games.
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==Content descriptors==
 
==Content descriptors==
 
* '''D''': Strong Suggestive Dialogue
 
* '''D''': Strong Suggestive Dialogue
* '''L: '''Strong Coarse Language
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* '''L: '''Extreme Coarse Language
 
* '''S''': Strong Sexual Content (including nudity)
 
* '''S''': Strong Sexual Content (including nudity)
 
* '''V''': Graphic Violence
 
* '''V''': Graphic Violence

Revision as of 05:59, January 23, 2016

TV-MA icon

TV-MA

Programming rated TV-MA in the United States by the TV Parental Guidelines signifies content for mature audiences. Programs with this rating are usually not suitable for anyone under 16 years old. Content may contain strong coarse language, explicit (in some cases, bordering on pornographic) strong sexual content, nudity, or intense/graphic violence.

It originally was called TV-M that existed only in 1997. It was changed due to suspected copyright from the ESRB over the "M for Mature" rating for video games.

Like the TV-MA-DS blue badge was mostly added to one of the E Impossible season Hot Sun. Most shows on HBO and Showtime receive this rating. Notable shows ties this rating include South Park (Comedy Central), Nip/Tuck (FX), The Sopranos (HBO) and Dexter (Showtime) and The Boondocks (Adult Swim).

Content descriptors

  • D: Strong Suggestive Dialogue
  • L: Extreme Coarse Language
  • S: Strong Sexual Content (including nudity)
  • V: Graphic Violence
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