These channels are available free with any Sky package. There are also a range of premium channels, such as Television X and Playboy TV, which are subject to daily or monthly subscription charges. Bear in mind that although your Sky TV package will give you access to all free-to-air channels, including adult channels, their availability is out of Sky's control. This means that the adult TV channels available to you could be added or removed without notice.
This rating system would work in conjunction with the V-chip , a device embedded in television sets that enables parents to block programming they determine to be inappropriate. They agreed that the guidelines would be applied by broadcast and cable networks in order to handle the large amount of programming that must be reviewed — some 2, hours a day. The guidelines would be applied episodically to all programming based on their content, except for news, sports and advertising. The guidelines were modeled after the movie ratings system created by the Motion Picture Association of America in The television industry agreed to insert a ratings icon on-screen at the beginning of all rated programs, and to encode the guidelines for use with the V-chip. Finally, the revised proposal called for five representatives of the advocacy community to be added to the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board.
Argentina[ edit ] In Argentina, any programmes broadcast between or and or must be suitable for all ages. There are also three other ratings, SAM 13, SAM 16, and SAM 18, which may be broadcast only during the broadcast time that is not covered by any programme suitable for family viewing. Australia[ edit ] On Australian television , programmes are restricted to certain times based on their rating. Also, M-rated programmes can also be shown from to on school days.