Children's TV

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‘I could have made the same money at McDonald’s’: the Power Rangers on fame, regrets and their shock reunion
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was the cheesy, high-kicking, 90s phenomenon that changed kids’ TV for ever. Now, it’s back. Its team talk death, controversy – and fighting a giant purse

Oliver-James Campbell

14, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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They had us at eh oh: the surprise staying power of Teletubbies
The children’s TV favourite is having an unexpected cultural renaissance. Why are designers, artists and activists taking inspiration from Po and co?

Kyle MacNeill

13, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Screen time is a good thing for grandparents too | Brief letters
Brief letters: Lessons from children’s TV | Travelling frogs | Northern mishearing | Whippet love | Paper plaint

16, Mar, 2023 @5:23 PM

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My kids may have outgrown the cartoon Bluey, but I haven’t | Emma Brockes
The Aussie dog cartoon expertly mirrors aspects of children’s internal life, its language is silly and divine, and it’s just so soothing, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

16, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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As parents, can we all agree that a bit of screen time for children is actually a good thing? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Letting our children watch TV can feel like a shameful secret. Let’s throw off the guilt and embrace the benefits of CBeebies, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

15, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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CITV channel to close as ITV makes most children’s shows online-only
Broadcaster says children’s TV audiences have largely moved to YouTube and other streaming services

Jim Waterson Media editor

10, Mar, 2023 @2:41 PM

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The new Grange Hill? BBC goes back to school with teen drama Phoenix Rise
Show’s creators say they aim to portray ‘authentic stories’ and celebrate teenagers’ resilience

Tara Conlan

24, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Black British family wins commission to make show for Sky Kids
Ama’s Story based on Deluola family, who impressed producers with their self-published books and cartoon

Dalya Alberge

19, Feb, 2023 @1:51 PM

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‘Why would they give a dinosaur a nose job?’ Barney’s makeover sees little love
Purple T rex gets a facelift for new TV, film, online and musical projects – but some fans aren’t happy about it

Richard Luscombe

17, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett dies aged 93
The experimental educator teamed up with television producer Joan Ganz Cooney to create Sesame Street after seeing his daughter interact with a TV

Sian Cain

25, Jan, 2023 @12:45 AM

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I made my mum a brush out of a coat hanger and two balls of wool – the Christmas present I’ll never forget
Having no money and no clue, I took my gifting advice from Blue Peter. My mother put the homemade object in a drawer – and we never spoke of it again

Stuart Jeffries

22, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Hey Duggee: The Live Theatre Show review – isn’t it time for a breakdancing canine caper?
The hero of the children’s animated TV series is on top form in a riotous adaptation that gets the squirrels singing and screaming

Tim Jonze

19, Dec, 2022 @1:16 PM

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