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How Movies Receive Their Ratings

Many Americans use the MPAA’s formalized rating system as a guide for which films to see. The Onion provides a step-by-step view into how these ratings are chosen:

‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:
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ABC Cancels 'Hank'

After airing five episodes, ABC has canceled the Kelsey Grammer disgraced-CEO-returns-to-small-hometown sitcom Hank. What do you think?
  • "The three-camera-and-laugh-track sitcom formula is so tired. ABC needs to make shows that exactly fit the one-camera-and-awkward-pause formula."

    Keith Mulligan Systems Analyst
  • "Dammit, episode seven was supposed to be the one where he loosens his tie."

    Genevieve Roeder Support Services Representative
  • "Yeah, I couldn't understand that show. Everyone kept calling Frasier 'Hank.'"

    Nathan Tracy Unemployed

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