Parental Ratings

May 24, 2010

Find the info you need in The Guide.

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DIRECTV has teamed up with Common Sense Media, a non-profit, independent organization that provides age-appropriate ratings and reviews for TV shows and movies. Now you can make informed decisions on what is okay for your kids to watch based on program descriptions, details on a program’s language, violence and sexual content and the Age Appropriate Scale.


  • Go to The Guide
  • Click on a TV show, movie or event
  • Click the Parental Ratings tab

From your remote (HDDVRs only):

  • Press INFO on your remote control
  • Select More Info
  • Select Parental Ratings or Parental Info

Learn how to restrict unsupervised TV viewing with your remote using your receiver’s powerful Parental Controls feature.