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Parents Org. to 'AGT' Sponsors

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on 'Vulgar' Howard Stern

5/7/2012 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0506_howard_stern_ptp_logo_gettyThe Parents Television Council is seething with anger over Howard Stern's new gig on "America's Got Talent" ... so they fired off a scathing letter to ALL the show's sponsors, threatening them to cut ties or face their wrath.

TMZ obtained a letter -- written by the PTC -- that was sent to a whopping 91 advertisers and commands them NOT to invest their millions with NBC's tent-pole talent show ... because they feel Howard Stern will corrupt America's children with his provocative ways. 

In the letter, PTC cites Stern's violent and crude language as reasons to boycott the show, quoting his comments on former "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino: "Hey Fantasia, you’re not getting little boys hard. Nobody’s beating off to you. Little boys want boners. They want a Britney Spears or a Rihanna."

The PTC blasts Stern's talent-judging qualifications -- saying he's only an expert at "looking at insecure, naked young women and telling them whether or not they were hot enough to pose for Playboy."

PTC's threats can't be taken too lightly ... the advocacy group targeted MTV's "Skins" and NBC's "The Playboy Club" ... and BOTH were later cancelled -- though neither of them drew the ratings of 'AGT.'

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If advertisers choose to cut ties with AGT ...  it could mean MILLIONS of dollars lost for NBC.

So we gotta ask:




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61.

moe l.    

Stern has taken "no talent" to new heights. Who would have thought someone with zero talent could become so rich? Congratulations Howard; but you're still stupid and disgusting. You'll die rich and everyone will hate you.

849 days ago
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Rafaelle Zuccaro    

Howard Stern always was and always will be a DISPICTABLE ,DECADENT, FILTHY, PIG/entertainer!!! The only thing Howard cares about is his moral decayed style and "SHEKELS"--His followers are just like him- FILTH and INDECENCY is where they live!!!

849 days ago
63.

Judi Barwikowski    

Are they crazy. What makes anyone think Howard is going to bring his radio show to AGT! Two differen shows. They need to stop acting like fools, watch AGT and see whats what!! Always remember HE'S AN ENTERTAINER!!! Watch before you pass judgement!

849 days ago
64.

Criss    

Is it the early 90s again?

849 days ago
65.

sommergrrrl    

Don't these people have anything better to do? If you don't like that Howard Stern is on AGT, then don't watch! Duh doi.

PTC needs to stop trying to parent all the kids in the US.

849 days ago
66.

Sabrina    

We are in line to raise a nation of ****ing pansies.

849 days ago
67.

derp    

Howard is a smart guy, he has been wanting to get into a position like this for a while (his desire to be a judge on AI) He will be smart about things, he also will be on a very short leash. I for one will be tuning in to hear his perspective, he will breathe new life into a pretty over run concept.

849 days ago
68.

Luz    

It's plain to see you don't have children!

849 days ago
69.

Vernon P. Alarcon    

F howard and F AGT and F babafluhee and F Robin...if I wanted to hear howards adolescent rants I would have sirius....which I won't waste money on either

849 days ago
70.

MikeR    

Hey he's a novel idea.. let's wait and see a SINGLE SHOW before we go off the deep end and get our panties in a bunch. MKAY?! >sigh

849 days ago
71.

Luz    

It is plain to see that you don't have kids! AGT is aired on prime time television, and it is supposed to be a family show! Many kids and teenagers watch it because it represents the dreams of many!
I still remember a late night show that Howard Stern was producing himself (because he couldn't find any sponsors for it), in which he interviewed only women, and they all had to strip down their waists and expose their breasts to do the interview.
Howard Stern himself looks like he's into a destructive path himself.
AGT is supposed to be a show of discovering new, fresh talent. And see what they bring. If they don't qualify, a constructive criticism will do better than pointing them into lowering the quality of their craft and going into vulgarity just to get ratings!

849 days ago
72.

AFV    

Howard Stern is the king of all media. PTC is a jester. Put on your clown outfits and bow to the King, you simple minded frauds.

849 days ago
73.

TZ    

I am a years old 40 woman from Beverly Hills, conservative. Never watched AGT. Do not care about this kind of show but because of Howard Stern Il will be watching it. Whom ever from NBC decided to get HS on the show deserve a nice Bonus. This was a great marketing move.
I have been listening to HS for quite a long time. This man is very smart with a big heart. His interview are very interesting. He is very passionate in his work. NBC hired his personality not his radio show...

849 days ago
74.

Mig    

Congrats PTC...You just helped AGT's ratings. Aside for lining your pocketbooks, what exactly have you accomplished in the years since your hate rhetoric first started? Any time you open your mouths, it just adds to popularity and support of the person/s that you harass. I'm offended that you hate the first amendment and use kids as a pawn.

849 days ago
75.

MikeR    

WOW..there are some serious ignorant people on here. They've already made up their minds that he's going to ruin their kids. I question their intelligence when I see people being so closed minded like that. You really got to give the man a chance before you can spout your nonsense. You all look like fools.

He is going to surprise EVERYONE and make that show the #1 show on TV this season and you can bet money on it. The only 'problem' I can see, is he will take over the show and the other judges won't get the spotlight anymore. Sharon is going to have a fit ..LOL.

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