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Television Rating Icons (United States)

Icons that pertain to United States television ratings.

Overview

United States television rating icons indicate who a program is designed for. Ratings are assigned by the individual broadcast and cable networks. While there is no legal requirement to rate a television program, almost all programs are rated, with the exception of sports and news programs.

For Children

The resource name for the for children icon for the United States is tv-y. Place a for children rating icon next to content to indicate that the content is suitable to be watched by people of any age, but targeted for children 2-6. Place a for children rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-y" />.

The phrase T V dash Y, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

Ages 7 and Older

The resource name for the ages 7 and older icon for the United States is tv-y7. Place an ages 7 and older rating icon next to content to indicate that the content is suitable to be watched by children who are 7 and older. Place an ages 7 and older rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-y7" />.

The phrase T V dash Y seven, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

Adding the "FV" descriptor indicates that the television program contains fantasy violence. The resource name for this icon is tv-y7fv. Place this icon using <img src="resource://tv-y7fv" />.

The phrase T V dash Y seven F V, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

All Ages

The resource name for the all ages icon for the United States is tv-g. Place an all ages rating icon next to content to indicate that the content is suitable to be watched by audiences of any age. Pplace an all ages rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-g" />.

The phrase T V dash G, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

Parental Guidance

The resource name for the parental guidance icon for the United States is tv-pg. Place a parental guidance rating icon next to content to indicate that parents should review the content before letting young children watch. Place a parental guidance rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-pg" />.

The phrase T V dash P G, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

Parents Strongly Cautioned

The resource name for the parents strongly cautioned icon for the United States is tv-14. Place a parents strongly cautioned rating icon next to content to indicate that parents should review the content before allowing children under the age of 14 to watch. Place a parents strongly cautioned rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-14" />.

The phrase T V dash fourteen, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

Mature Audiences

The resource name for the mature audiences icon for the United States is tv-ma. Place a mature audiences rating icon next to content to indicate that the content is suitable to be watched by adults and may be unsuitable for children under 17. Place a mature audiences rating icon using <img src="resource://tv-ma" />.

The phrase T V dash M A, inside a black rectangle with rounded corners.

See Also

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