The landmark Children’s Television Act of 1990 was designed to provide educational broadcast programming for kids while limiting the amount of advertising. But an exemption has allowed the five com…deadline.com
By claiming their programming targets "teens" Litton is able to run twice as many commercials than they would if they said they were aimed at kids. This also allows them to do in-show advertising that would be prohibited if intended for kids.
Of course, Litton's stuff isn't really aimed at teens either. They only say it is to qualify as E/I programming.
That's just about the scummiest thing I have ever heard in the TV Business. That's it, Litton must be stopped.