Channel 5 uses Guidance (G) ratings to mark content that is more suitable for an adult audience. For more information, see the following topic: What does the G logo in the video player mean?
In My5 and Demand 5, you will see a G icon on any episode that is G-rated. Next to the G icon, you will see a reason for the rating.
Channel 5 aims to warn viewers of any content that may be distressing or unsuitable for children. Common G-rating labels include:
- General adult humour or adult themes
- Strong or mild bad language
- Flashing images
- Animal abuse
- Murder or assassination
- Sexual images or discussions
- Surgery or medical procedures
- Drug use or drug references
- Violence, including bombings, genocide, gun violence and war
- Torture or abuse
Channel 5 also uses general G-rating labels when the show contains distressing or disturbing content.