Content Signifiers

July 24, 2012

See also: Content Descriptors  

CIMM DEFINITION: Information included with ratings to advise parents regarding suitability of programming for children.  Five Content Signifiers are used with TV ratings; ten Content Descriptors are used with MPAA ratings.  Content Signifiers and Content Descriptors are distinguished from ratings in that the specific reason for the advisory is indicated, e.g. language, violence.