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Time Shift Your TV – ‘None of the Above’
Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

National Geographic Channel kicks off a new series, None of the Above, on Monday, March 24, with a Mythbusters-type show that pushes science to the limit. For this show, the phrase “Kids, don’t try this at home” really applies.

TV Time
Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Kristen Faber

Make the time you and your children spend in front of the tv count! With shows to expand your mind, warm you heart, and tickle your funnybone we’ve got some great ideas for what to watch.

Arthur Family Health
Dr. Arthur On Call
Posted on Friday, March 7th, 2014 by Laura Fries

This week, PBS launches Arthur Family Health, a new website featuring all of your favorite Arthur characters, that helps make common medical issues a little less scary.

About a Boy (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/NBC)
Time Shift Your TV – Two New NBC Comedies
Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

NBC is unveiling two new parent-focused comedies, About a Boy and Growing Up Fisher. They got sneak peeks over the weekend before they settle into their regular timeslots on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Are they worth watching?
They’re not exactly Modern Family. But they have real moments of charm and, at times, offer solid messages about parenting and childhood.

Time Shift Your TV – To ‘THE LEGO MOVIE’ and beyond!
Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

It used to be that when a family-friendly movie was released, a toy tie-in came with it. Any Star Wars-related doodads in your house? Maybe a Harry Potter wand or action figure in a drawer somewhere? Now product placement and tie-ins are moving to the next level. Toys and games are becoming movies.