Magic Grandad was an educational programme which originally aired on BBC Two under the title 'Switch On, Switch Off' during Schools section of 1993. The show saw 'Magic' Grandad take his young grandchildren back in time, many of the adventures are about comparing the past and the present and seeing how evidence of what happened in the olden days still survives.
The show was said to make learning about history "fun for youngsters" and was aimed at children aged 5-7 years. The series was introduced to support the History National Curriculum at Key Stage 1. New seasons have been made periodically to support new areas of the infant history curriculum such as seaside holidays and toys.
The early season have a companion booklet of teacher's notes with descriptions of the episodes, various suggestions for follow-up work and photocopiable worksheets.
The story takes place during the weeks before Christmas, in the small mining town of fictitious Granhyttan in Bergslagen, Sweden. One day a suspicious couple, Signe and Orvar, arrives in the small town and retires in an abandoned hut. Nobody knows what they up to; but strange things starts to happen as Staffan finds a gold nugget while playing in a disused mine at the Kråkberget Mountain during a skiing trip with his schoolmates. Staffan believes the nugget is a part of Skarp-Erik's gold, as his grandpa had told exciting stories about. The news about the gold discovery spread quickly and Staffan and his friends are soon pursued by curious schoolmates, school staff and also the mysterious strangers. All this happens as the students are rehearsing for the nativity play before Christmas break.
Indradhanush was an Indian children's television series, a mixture of Sci-Fiction and Fantasy, aired on DD National channel. The series aired on every Sundays, and was produced and directed by Anand Mahendra.
Zoé Kézako is a French animated TV series, adapted from Véronique Saüquère's book series published by Frimousse. The first season of the Zoé Kézako TV series was produced by Corinne Kouper at Sparkling; the second season was produced at TeamTO.
This second season is currently airing in France on TF1 and Télétoon. The series is also broadcast around the world : in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Canada, Belgium, Portugal, Finland, South America, Italy, Ireland and in Argentina.
The Secret World of Benjamin Bear is an animated television series produced from 2003 to 2009 by PorchLight Entertainment and Amberwood Entertainment. It is still being aired in Canada on both Family and Disney Junior specialty TV channels and in the USA on KidMango and Christian Television Network.
The title character is a stuffed toy bear that, together with other stuffed bears, is "alive" and have adventures of their own. They are very careful to try to appear inanimate when in sight of humans. The teddy bears of brother Max and sister Eliza are often seen together, even though Max is sometimes mean to his sister.
Benjamin Bear was voiced by Jonathan Crombie. Leslie Hetdgen was the consultant of the TV series.
The bears' main duty is to their child. They keep them happy, act as a friend to talk to when in need, and secretly keep them out of harm's way and on the right path to success.
The series is an adaptation of Canadian children's literature author Budge Wilson's prequel novel Before Green Gables. It chronicles the early years of main character Anne Shirley as she loses both her parents and is adopted by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert.
Digby is in the Dog House - literally - and none too thrilled about it. Why should he be? After all, he is a police detective, or was... until a car accident transported his brain, voice and personality into Spot the dog. Digby makes for one wisecracking, opinionated St. Bernard who has a unique perspective on humans.
Razzberry Jazzberry Jam is an animated children's television show about music. All of the characters are anthropomorphic musical instruments. In each episode a special guest arrives at "The House of Jam" and the band learn about that guest and a new song that features that instrument. Each episode also has two live action components wherein children learn about musical concepts with real musicians and real instruments. The animation is done with Adobe Flash.
The Big Bang is a CITV science show that broadcast from April 15, 1996 - September 8, 2004, produced by Yorkshire Television. It is notable for being one of CITV's longest-running science programmes. The aim of the programme was to make science fun and interesting for children.
Ojamajo Doremi, known as Magical DoReMi in the US, is a magical girl anime television series created by Toei Animation in 1999. It focuses on elementary school students who become witch apprentices. Led by Doremi Harukaze, the girls must maintain their double lives in secret.
Ojamajo Doremi has been followed up by three direct sequels, lasting until its end in 2003. During the television series' runtime, two companion films were released in theaters. The English dub, produced by 4Kids Entertainment, released a preview episode in the US airing on August 13, 2005, and the first episode on September 10, 2005.
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy are Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters who debuted on The Quick Draw McGraw Show and appeared in their own segment of that show.
Trapped is an Australian children's television series which first premiered on 30 November 2008 and finished its first run on 18 April 2009 on the Seven Network. The 26-part series was shot entirely on location in and around Broome, Western Australia from May to October 2008. A follow up series entitled Castaway began airing on the Seven Network on 12 February 2011. Many of the actors in the main cast of Trapped reprised their roles.
Among The Apes gets up close and personal to four of the best known primate species. It features three apes -mountain gorillas, orang-utans and chimpanzees - and baboons, a monkey species living in the woody and grassy African habitats similar to the home of early man.
A series of very short films inspired by the amazing and often bizarre sexual practices of insects and other creatures.
Award-winning technology and internet safety video series for families, schools and organizations to help pre-teens better understand the social side of technology.
The daily lives of four friends who enjoy extreme sports, surfing, and getting into some crazy situations.
Antiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom to appraise antiques brought in by local people. It has been running since 1979. There are also international versions of the programme.
The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and Spencer. Zack manages to get himself into trouble with his paranormal adventures and it is up to his friends to help him set things straight. The series is based on a series of books with the same name, written by Dan Greenburg. In August 2004, Goldhill Home Media released the first season on DVD.
Lilo & Stitch: The Series is the animated television spinoff of the feature film, Lilo & Stitch and the follow-up to Stitch! The Movie. It was aired on Disney Channel worldwide, but has only been released on DVD in Japan, in four box sets.
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is a television game show format based on posing grade-school level questions to adults, hosted by Jeff Foxworthy. This television show began broadcast on the Fox Broadcasting Company network as a special in the United States and Canada on February 27, 2007, and it grew to be popular enough that a half-hour-long syndicated TV series was developed by the owners.