Now this may no longer be true and I'm sure the Local Experts can tell us more.
However: Parents, especilly with young children Do not let your children surf the channels. Or you might have some serious explaining to do.
I don't know if this is true at all hotels, or if it a cable thing but some channels in Paris are what in the states would not be allowed and what we would consider XXX rated. Usually these are pay stations and it is just for a few seconds but even then they are quite graphic.
My boss's mother came to the office with her eyes big as saucers. "do you know what I saw on TV?" We laughed and said "yeah and you probably went back to it again".