TV Reviews

age 4+
 
Friendly animal pals have positive social messages for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
age 7+
 
Top-notch, if dark, retellings of classic fairy tales.
Network: HBO
(2012)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Stunning tour of the poles is great for the whole family.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2012)
age 12+
 
Informative docu uncovers family history and ancestry.
Network: PBS
(2012)
age 8+
 
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
age 12+
 
U.S. industrial systems are more interesting than you think.
Network: PBS
(2012)
age 14+
 
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
age 6+
 
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS
(2012)
csm_tv
age 13+
 
Affecting true story of homelessness and the human spirit.
Network: MTV
(2012)
age 14+
 
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
csm_tv
age 3+
 
Friendly, curious bees have great messages for preschoolers.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
age 13+
 
Outstanding anime is more violent than you'd expect.
Network: New Video
(2012)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Fascinating hi-def documentary has some intensity, too.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
age 11+
 
Classic '70s comedy reflects women's liberation era.
Network: CBS
(2013)
age 15+
 
Flawed-but-forceful female lead is a tough act to follow.
Network: ITV, PBS
(2013)
age 12+
 
Classic sitcom still entertains, raises relevant issues.
Network: CBS
(2013)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Gorgeous docuseries surveys nature both peaceful and brutal.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
csm_tv
age 14+
 
Poignant LGBTQ docu highlights respect, acceptance.
Network: HBO
(2013)
age 13+
 
Superb British comedy classic skewers snobbery.
Network: BBC America, PBS
(2013)
age 3+
 
Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)

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