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Teaching kids the value of helping others and introducing them to organizations that work to make everyone’s lives better is the focus of the live-action/animation hybrid “Mack & Moxy,” a new series geared for 3- to 7-year-olds and set to premiere on PBS stations nationwide on Friday. And the team behind the show, Brahm Wenger and Alan Green, don’t stop there. They allow the organizations featured in each episode free use of the intellectual property in their ongoing campaigns.
“We give free use of all of our intellectual property to all of our non-profit partners forever,” says Wenger, a composer known for his work in the “Air Bud” franchise of family films. For example, one episode this season features the National Park Service, which is celebrating its centennial this year. “National Parks asked us to brand a new theme song and a new mascot for them, and we did it in our show, »
- Terry Flores
Here’s a topic you probably weren’t expecting to read about today: Joey Gladstone’s love life.
RelatedFuller House EPs Talk D.J. and Steve’s Premiere Fumble: ‘He Jumped the Gun’
But I assure you, it’s worth taking a minute to discuss. After all, he’s the only Full House “adult” who isn’t in a committed relationship on Fuller House; even Danny got hitched to a younger woman (played by CSI: Miami‘s Eva Larue) at some point during the past 21 years. So, what’s the deal? Is Dave Coulier’s wise-cracking character doomed to »
We could have called the Veronica Mars movie. We could have guessed that Twin Peaks would get a reprieve from cancellation. And it made sense that The X-Files would get a follow-up series. But Full House? All these years later? This is one we didn't see coming. We got eight seasons and 192 episodes detailing the life lessons learned by Danny Tanner (Bob Saget), his three daughters and all the other people who came through the beautiful San Francisco Victorian they called home. And yet we're getting more in the form of Fuller House - this Friday, in fact, in true Tgif style. »
- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie
3 items from 2016
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