Television

What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

Posted January 27th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

We’re big Studio Ghibli fans in our house, and we’ve seen nearly all of their films. So when we heard the studio had teamed up with to adapt Swedish children’s author Astrid Lindgren’s classic book RONJA THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER into a 26-episode series directed by Gorō Miyazaki, we couldn’t wait […]

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PBS Kids Programs to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted April 22nd, 2016 by Sandie in Child, Entertainment, Parenting, Television

PBS Kids Programs to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Today and this weekend there are plenty of environmentally friendly events and activities to do around town, from helping to clean local parks (like the annual Sweep the Creek here in Montgomery County), to seeing the new Beautiful Planet documentary narrated by Jennifer Lawrence at the […]

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What to Watch: PBS Kids’ Ready Jet Go!

Posted March 8th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

What to Watch: PBS Kids’ Ready Jet Go!

I’ve been a PBS KIDS VIP (Very Important Parent) for five years now, and I never cease to be amazed at the quality of their children’s programming. Even though two of my kids have aged out of the shows, they still watch along with their little brother if it’s a show […]

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Now on Netflix: Dawn of the Croods

Posted January 6th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Streaming, Television

Now on Netflix: Dawn of the Croods

The world’s first family is back and funnier than ever in this all-new original family sitcom! Eep, Grug, Thunk, Ugga, Sandy and Gran are taking the prehistoric Croodacious era by storm as they deal with modern-day problems for the first time ever in history. School, slumber parties and elections are […]

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PBS Kids Premieres Wild Kratts Christmas & Nature Cat

Posted November 24th, 2015 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

PBS Kids Premieres Wild Kratts Christmas & Nature Cat

WILD KRATTS: CHRISTMAS CREATURES and NATURE CAT both premiere tomorrow Wed. Nov. 25. on PBS KIDS Just in time for Thanksgiving, WILD KRATTS is premiering their very first one-hour holiday special, A CREATURE CHRISTMAS. Like all of their shows, the special is hilarious, educational, and perfect for kids of all […]

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Why You Should Watch a Show With Your Teen

Posted September 9th, 2015 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

Why You Should Watch a Show With Your Teen

Growing up, I always watched certain shows with my mother and whichever siblings were still at home. I have, like most Gen X-ers, fond memories, of watching family-friendly prime-time comedies like “Growing Pains,” “Family Ties,” and as much as it pains me to mention given the things he’s done, “The […]

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Interview with Mom Featured In PBS’ TWICE BORN

Posted April 14th, 2015 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

Interview with Mom Featured In PBS’ TWICE BORN

In addition to its amazing PBS KIDS programming and award-winning scripted series (who doesn’t watch “Downton Abbey”?), PBS is also known as a producer of excellent documentary television. One of its latest documentary programs is the three-part series “TWICE BORN Stories From the Special Delivery Unit,” which follows four mothers […]

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Curious George’s Boo Fest Returns for Halloween

Posted October 23rd, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

Curious George’s Boo Fest Returns for Halloween

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the “Legend of No Noggin” – a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture […]

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