Television

Take TV time from filler to thriller with these ideas for educational and entertaining programming your kids will love. Plus: How much television is too much? The pros weigh in with ideas for monitoring usage.

'Sesame Street' Masterfully Tackles the Subject of Autism in First Episode With New Character Julia

Julia is different, and wonderful, and so much more in her first appearance on Sesame Street.

The Great TV Debate

Is TV good or bad for kids today?

Too Much Screen Time May Make Kids Less Ready for Kindergarten

A new study has found a link between screen time and kids' fundamental school-readiness skills in math, letters and words, and cognitive and social-emotional competencies.

Quiz: Which TV Mom Are You?

Are you more of a Claire Dunphy or a Peggy Bundy? A Marge Simpson or a Rainbow Johnson? Take our quiz to find out!

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The 'Girls' Finale Paints an Imperfect (and Totally Realistic) Picture of Motherhood

Lena Dunham's popular HBO series wraps up as character Hannah struggles with the challenges of new motherhood.

"My 1-Year-Old Loves TV!"

What -- and how much -- to let your child watch.

Exclusive: Mandy Moore on "Sheriff Callie's Wild West"

Actress Mandy Moore discusses her new role as a kitty cat sheriff in this exclusive video preview of Disney Junior's new series "Sheriff Callie's Wild West."

Kid Shows You Love(d)

Remember these? It's been decades we're sure, but take a trip down memory lane by watching these clips from your favorite kids' shows of all time.

Violent Video Games, TV, and Movies

Vice President Joe Biden calls for the legal barriers to be lifted so that more research can be done on the effects of video games, TV, and movies in spurring gun violence.

Listen to the Music: Justin Roberts

Whether you and your children have been Justin Roberts fans for years, or you are just discovering his witty music, you will delight in these samples of our favorite tunes -- as well as the full version of "Pop Fly," the title track from his new album.

5 Reasons We're More Excited About the New 'Trolls' Netflix Series Than Our Kids

Trolls: The Beat Goes On debuts on Netflix on January 19.

Parents Warn: This YouTube Kids Content Turns Sickly Violent Out of Nowhere

Parents are furious after their kids watched animated content featuring graphic violence, and now, they want to caution you.

Here's Why It's Super Important to Watch TV WITH Your Kids Sometimes

Sure, TV shows make great babysitters--but new research explains why viewing programs with your kids sometimes is so crucial to their learning.

Breaking the TV Habit

Expert help for kids who spend too much time in front of the tube.

This Spring, Boomerang Will Let You Stream All Your Favorite Classic Cartoons

A new streaming service launching this spring will offer a library of 5,000 classic cartoons including "Scooby Doo," "The Flintstones," "The Jetsons," and other favorites.

Q+A: Are Kids Watching Too Much TV?

We spoke to Parents advisor Michael Rich, MD, MPH, director of the Center on Media and Child Health, at the Children's Hospital Boston about the impact of TV and movies on kids.

Meet the Super Bowl Babies!

During Super Bowl 50, the NFL will run a funny-but-touching ad about babies born nine months after a Super Bowl victory.

Why 'Toy Hackers' Might Be Your Kids' New YouTube Obsession

And why you'll probaably be happy about it.

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son Billy on Stage Post Second Heart Surgery to Talk Healthcare

Since welcoming his son William "Billy" John seven months ago (who suffers from a congenital heart defect), Jimmy Kimmel has been particularly outspoken about the multiple attempts by Republicans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cut the budget of the National Institutes of Health.