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What the Ratings Mean

Ratings in the U.S.A.

Sony's predetermined ratings
These are original ratings that Sony has
predetermined according to the viewer's age. Each
rating allows for viewing of certain programs, as
follows. (See the next column for a description of
TV and movie ratings.)
Option
CHILD:
YOUTH:
YOUNG ADULT:
U.S. movie ratings
U.S. movie ratings are for movies (including those
shown on TV) rated according to the Motion Picture
Association of America (MPAA) Guidelines.
Option
G (General Audiences—
All Ages Admitted):
PG (Parental Guidance
Suggested. Some Material May
Not Be Suitable For Children):
PG-13 (Parents Strongly
Cautioned. Some Material May
Be Inappropriate For Children
Under 13):
R (Restricted, Under 17
Require Accompanying Parent
Or Adult Guardian):
48
(US)
Description
Suitable for children under the
age of 6.
Viewable U.S. movie ratings:
G, NR, and N/A
Viewable U.S. TV ratings:
TV-Y, TV-G, and TV-NR
Suitable for children aged 7
and older.
Viewable U.S. movie ratings:
G, PG, NR, and N/A
viewable U.S. TV ratings: TV-
Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, TV-PG, and
TV-NR
Suitable for children aged 13
and older.
Viewable U.S. movie ratings:
G, PG, PG-13, NR, and N/A
Viewable U.S. TV ratings:
TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, TV-PG,
TV-14, and TV-NR
Description
In G-rated films no strong
words are used, the violence is
at a minimum, nudity and sex
scenes are not present, nor is
there any drug use.
This is a film which may need
to be monitored first by
parents.
Parents are alerted to be very
careful about the attendance of
their under-teenage children
when viewing.
This film includes hard
language, tough violence,
nudity, drug abuse or other
elements of concern.
Option
NC-17 or X (No One 17 Or
Under Admitted.):
NR (Not Rated):
N/A (Not Applicable):
Note
NR and N/A ratings are shown together as "Unrated" in the
menu.
U.S. TV ratings
U.S. TV ratings are for TV programs rated according
to the U.S. Television Parental Guidelines.
Option
TV-Y (All Children):
TV-Y7 (Directed to Older
Children):
TV-G (General Audience):
TV-PG (Parental Guidance
Suggested):
TV-14 (Parents Strongly
Cautioned):
TV-MA (Mature Audience
Only):
TV-NR (Not Rated/Unrated):
Note
The TV-NR rating is shown as "Unrated" in the menu.
Description
This is a film that most parents
would consider not suitable for
children aged 17 and under.
There may be violence, sex,
abhorrent behavior, drug abuse
or other elements of concern.
This is a film that a producer
has not rated, intending to have
his film widely released.
This is a film that a producer
considers outside the scope of
the MPAA ratings.
Description
This program is designed for
young children aged 2–6 and
is appropriate for all children.
This program is designed for
children aged 7 and above.
Themes and elements in this
program may include mild
fantasy violence or slapstick
violence, or may frighten
children under the age of 7.
Most parents would find this
program suitable for all ages.
It contains little or no
violence, no strong language
and little or no sexual dialog
or situations.
This program contains some
material that parents may find
unsuitable for younger
children.
This program contains some
material that many parents
would find unsuitable for
children under the age of 14.
This program is specifically
designed to be viewed by
adults and therefore may be
unsuitable for children under
the age of 17.
This is a program broadcast
without any rating, such as
news, news flashes or sports.

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