children's television

Creators want to entertain and inform our quarantined children while also giving exhausted caregivers a much needed boost.
Women last year grabbed half of the leading roles in the top 50 children's programs, according to a Geena Davis Institute analysis.
The actor who played Robbie Rotten on the hit kids’ show “LazyTown” has died. Fans of the show are reminiscing about the impact Stefan Karl Stefansson had on their childhoods.
It remains to be seen just how Sesame's move to HBO and its stable funding base will provide new opportunities for the creative and research teams at Sesame Workshop. It's clear that partnerships between public broadcasting and commercial venues have enormous potential.
Muppet creator Jim Henson was born on September 24, 1936. The late director, producer and writer who teamed up with Children's Television Workshop to produce Sesame Street is considered one history's greatest puppeteers.
For several years now, the most innovative programming on television has come from cable programmers, not broadcasters. Understanding that, Sesame Workshop has made a bold and creative move.
Right now, no one is neglecting kids' TV -- it's all over TV, newspapers and magazine, blogs and social media. So, let's use this moment to defend media content (not just TV) that delivers flexible, proven, cost-effective, equitable and engaging teaching and learning.
Fred Rogers, the beloved creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, never marched in the black civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. Although the registered Republican was far from a street protestor, Rogers eventually became a quiet advocate of racial integration.
We have an unprecedented chance to fill in the blanks in kids' lives -- to support their diverse passions and open their minds to new possibilities. Let's not hold our breadth.