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children's tv


Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016


Playoff TVs 2016

The best TVs for watching the games.


Reduce the risk of TVs falling on children (podcast)

About 17,000 children are admitted to the emergency room each year as a result of TVs falling on them, a recent study found. Larry Magid talks with Ryan Hagberg of Sanus about the dangers and some ways to reduce risk.

By August 8, 2013


Amazon doubles down on pilots for original kids shows

Following an order for three children's programs from its first round of original TV pilots, Amazon is asking for five more for kids, as online video outfits vie for an audience that keeps subscribers in the fold.

By July 31, 2013


PBS chief on child education platforms (podcast)

CEO Paula Kerger talks about how educational materials based on the public television network's famed children's programs can now be accessed on the Web and iOS devices.

By October 11, 2011


'Sesame Street' skit slaps 'an app for that' concept

In a piquant and amusing little ditty, the revered children's television show digs at humanity's sudden reliance on there being an app for just about anything.

By November 3, 2010


Kids' TV faces new Net restrictions

Feds want to keep commercial Web site references out of children's programming, but some say the rules don't go far enough.

By January 24, 2007


Video-on-demand comes to cable

People in Forth Worth, Texas, and St. Louis will be able watch videos on demand through their cable operator, the result of a deal between Diva and cable TV company Charter Communications. Diva, a video-on-demand company, said its services would let Charter subscribers watch, pause and rewind hundreds of programs--including children's shows and ESPN events--whenever they want to through a special set-top box. Diva services are available in 26 markets.

June 4, 2001


Nickelodeon debuts children's Web-TV programming

The Viacom property launches a joint Web-television series called the Snooker Report, which aims to get children moving back and forth between the two media.

July 8, 1999


Children choose Web surfing over channel surfing

Children and teens prefer using the Internet over watching television and chatting with friends on the telephone, according to a new study.

November 11, 1999


Oxygen: Lipstick and recipes or a media revolution?

After 16 years pioneering children's programming at Nickelodeon, which she followed by heading Disney/ABC Cable Networks, Geraldine Laybourne is taking on the daunting task of erecting a media empire based on the growing convergence of television and the Net.

October 25, 1999