Before the steamy, Charleston-based crime drama "Reckless" was moved to a later time slot by CBS, the Parents Television Council started an online campaign to get the show out of prime time.
CBS announced Wednesday that the show's third episode would move from 9 p.m. Sundays to 10 p.m. "Reckless" was airing at 8 p.m. Central time zone.
In an undated post on its website, the PTC says the show's premiere episode June 29 featured "kinky sexual content and even worse, a recurring group sex scene presumed to be a sexual assault!"
The group's website also includes an online complaint form.
Last Sunday, 3.99 million viewers tuned into "Reckless," which is rated TV-14 (for sex, language and violence). That rating is down from the nearly 6 million who watched CBS' lead in, "Big Brother," at 8 p.m.
According to Broadcast & Cable, PTC was the principal group calling for action after the Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl in 2004.
"Reckless" stars Cam Gigandet and Anna Wood as dueling attorneys who stumble upon a scandal that could rip apart Charleston society. It's the latest show to be filmed in Charleston, following spring's reality show "Southern Charm."
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