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.
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Out of School Time
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.
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.