TV Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous high-definition filmmaking captures never-before-seen moments and turns them into an amazing, educational, watch-together series.
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Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Thought-provoking documentary shines a light on homelessness and immigration in the U.S. through the eyes of a teen girl.
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Network: MTV
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen geeks will adore this nerdy, witty B-movie commentary.
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Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Another gorgeous nature tour -- this time of the Earth's polar regions -- that's great for the whole family.
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Network: Discovery Channel
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Dark but masterful retellings of classic fairy tales with top-notch actors.
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Network: HBO
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
When other musical reality competions let you down, this positive, inspiring show offers perfect harmony.
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Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
This docuseries is both sympathetic and informative.
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Network: OWN
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An L.A. auctioneer strikes gold with this family-friendly, history-rich reality show about Tinseltown treasures.
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Network: Syfy
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
This upbeat show sends great messages about self-awareness, problem-solving, and having a positive attitude.
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Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Adding interest to intrigue, this adaptation invokes the Crown and was modified to fit the British legal system.
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Network: BBC America
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
This series will encourage preschoolers' creativity with fun craft projects and kid-friendly recipes.
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Network: Sprout
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
You'll have a Scuba diver on your hands after watching this awe-inspiring look at underwater geology and ocean life.
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Network: Planet Green
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sort of like Glee, only real, this British docuseries will have the whole family smiling (and probably singing!)
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Network: BBC America
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
By creating life-sized versions of classic toys, this show playfully illustrates lessons in history and physics.
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Network: BBC America
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Like a bad-cook boot camp, this show transforms people's culinary skills, teaching healthy tips in the process.
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Network: TLC
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Watch Bear Grylls use his superior survival skills to escape peril. Fun to watch from the safe distance of the couch.
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Network: Discovery Channel
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
This Australian import is a vibrant, dynamic show that teaches green living to a new generation of environmentalists.
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Network: Sprout
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Inspired by the live-action show, this colorful animated program teaches simple solutions for common preschool woes.
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Network: CBS
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Celebrating the interconnectedness of the human race, this show reveals families' ties to important times in history.
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Network: NBC, TLC
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Dog-loving families will sit up for TV animal trainer Zak George as he lovingly teaches extreme tricks to canines.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2009)

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