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Last year’s MTV Video Music Awards made numerous headlines across the world because the performances were pretty obscene and sexually explicit.
Since the 2014 VMAs are just around the corner, the Parent’s Television Council (PTC) has begged the network to keep the explicit content to a minimum.
“The beauty of the VMAs is we never know what’s going to happen,” Amy Doyle, an executive producer of the Video Music Awards told FOX411. “We put the best artists and some of the world’s most interesting personalities in one room, sit back and watch the magic happen.”
“Every year there is an expectation for unpredictable moments, this year that expectation feels heightened because last year is still fresh in everyone’s minds,” Doyle added. “By design, each year we re-invent the show so it feels uniquely fresh.”
However, Director of Communications and Policy for the PTC Dan Isett claims MTV scripts most of the show.
“Last year’s content, in particular, created quite a firestorm for a number of reasons,” Isett said. “It was rated appropriate for a 14-year-old child last year.”
“What we’re talking about is not the sort of one-off, people say goofy things when they’re at the microphone. We’re talking about the scripted content that producers know ahead of time.”
Former TV producer Ryan McCormick said it would be best to focus on the music at theVMAs.
“They reached the peak of what they could do last year,” he said. “It would be in their interest to do something that is a strong show that you can watch with your children.”