MTV Sinks to New Lows

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know my opinion of MTV. Just put MTV in the search box on my blog and see what you come up with.

MTV’s plans for a new show this summer only cements my opinion of them. The show, ‘Hard Times’ is about a young teen with a large… (how do I write this without sending everyone’s content blockers crazy???) … a large piece of anatomy in his trousers.

Yes. I’ll let this article from the LA Times fill you in. Here’s just a snippet:

Can a well-endowed teen make MTV hot again? The youth-obsessed cable network, seeking to stem a years-long ratings slide, thinks it has found just the thing to get back on track: “The Hard Times of RJ Berger,” a scripted comedy about a boy with an, um, anatomical “gift.” The show, billed as a cross between “The Wonder Years” and the R-rated comedy “Superbad,” is a raunchy coming-of-age tale about a nerdy teen who achieves notoriety among his high school peers when they discover that he has a rather large…

Yeah… you can read the rest of the story here.

Sigh.

About Jonathan McKee

president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of over twenty books including the brand new If I Had a Parenting Do Over, 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid; Sex Matters; The Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket; and youth ministry books like Ministry By Teenagers; Connect; and the 10-Minute Talks series. He has over 20 years youth ministry experience and speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers and parents on his websites, TheSource4YM.com and TheSource4Parents.com. You can follow Jonathan on his blog, getting a regular dose of youth culture and parenting help. Jonathan, his wife Lori, and their three kids live in California.
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One Response to MTV Sinks to New Lows

  1. Ryan Klein says:

    so pitiful!