TV Reviews

age 3+
 
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 5+
 
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
Network: NBC
(2014)
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age 5+
 
So-so movie has action, crudity, and minimal holiday spirit.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
age 4+
 
Delightful franchise add-on has happy messages, some peril.
Network: ABC
(2014)
age 3+
 
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Pleasant Thanksgiving movie celebrates home and family.
Network: ABC Family
(2013)
age 8+
 
Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
age 4+
 
Sweet GCI adaptation has some nervous moments for tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
age 11+
 
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
Network: ABC Family
(2012)
age 4+
 
Live-action nuts-and-bolts series is big fun for kids.
Network: Online
(2012)
age 7+
 
Fun family Halloween flick has some frightful moments.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
age 11+
 
So-so romcom has positive messages about redemption.
Network: ABC Family
(2011)
age 3+
 
Silly old bear's sweet holiday tale will delight families.
Network: ABC Family
(2011)
age 7+
 
Boy band's fun holiday special boasts big-name guest stars.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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age 3+
 
Young "trainees" teach preschoolers important social skills.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
age 3+
 
Young dino's travels teach kids about science and diversity.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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age 4+
 
Musical dog's travels turn kids on to folk tunes.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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age 8+
 
Get the skinny on classic snacks and goodies.
Network: Food Network
(2006)
age 3+
 
Thomas and his train friends huff and chuff around.
Network: PBS
(2005)