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Time Shift Your TV – ‘Shark Tank’

Time Shift Your TV – ‘Shark Tank’

Have you ever thought to yourself – maybe at some moment when you were struggling with kids’ stuff, or fixing something around the house, or even when making dinner – there must be a better way to do this? Of course you have!
That’s why it’s so fun to watch ABC’s Shark Tank (Fridays, 9 p.m. ET/PT).

Time Shift Your TV  – Doozers

Time Shift Your TV  – Doozers

Fraggle Rock’s Doozers now have their own show. Remember the hardworking little green creatures who made the buildings that Fraggles ate in the 1980s hit series by Jim Henson?

Time Shift Your TV – Ken Burns’ ‘The Address’

Time Shift Your TV – Ken Burns’ ‘The Address’

Ken Burns’ The Address – Melding history, using black and white photos from Lincoln’s time, to footage taken at the school now, Burns shows how what may seem like a simple task – memorizing 272 words – isn’t simple or easy at all, especially for these boys, who have dyslexia, attention-deficit, speech disorders and other issues.

Remote Sleep

Remote Sleep

How many times have you turned on a movie or show for the kids to help them unwind after dinner only to find them bouncing off the walls at bedtime? It seems natural to relax in front of the TV at the end of the day.

Time Shift Your TV – Burka Avenger

Time Shift Your TV – Burka Avenger

Just a few weeks ago, the 73rd annual Peabody Awards winners were announced. The awards are given annually for excellence in storytelling in electronic media. One show is worth noting to parents. It’s Burka Avenger.