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NEW TV-RATINGS SYSTEM MADE EVEN SAFER FOR HELPLESS AMERICAN FAMILIES

For Release Monday, July 28 (A.M.)

Television executives announce revamped ratings system to offer more detailed descriptions of program content for concerned viewers. Improvement on last week's system hailed by White House, family-advocacy groups and Congressmen up for re-election.

Executives of the major networks and cable channels said today they spent the past week examining the ratings system that they had agreed to only a week ago and found it insufficiently explicit. That system added letter ratings to the previous system, devised only some months before, that informed viewers as to whether a TV show was G, for general audiences; PG,...