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Dog days for Australian kids’ television

Dog days for Australian kids’ television

Bluey is now the most popular show in ABC iView history. So why do industry insiders say children’s content creators are fighting over the scraps?

Why do commercial TV bosses have it in for kids?

Why do commercial TV bosses have it in for kids?

Sure, maybe the commercial broadcasters love children as much as they love profits, but they just don’t want to do anything for the former, to do more for the latter.

Commercial networks lobby to axe their own kids’ TV shows

Commercial networks lobby to axe their own kids’ TV shows

In testimony to the inquiry into the sustainability of the film and television industry, the three networks all said the children's content quotas needed to be cut because it's expensive.

No TV for little kids: new code allows sex and drugs at 7.30pm

No TV for little kids: new code allows sex and drugs at 7.30pm

A new code of practice for TV networks permits M and MA15+ programs to be broadcast during family prime time.

How toy ads reinforce gender stereotypes

How toy ads reinforce gender stereotypes

A look at the language used in advertisements for children's toys finds them deeply gendered. Boys toys refer to "battle", "power", "hero" and "action", while girl ads speak of "love", "fun", "magic" and "babies".

<Em>Al Jazeera</em> launches an English channel for kids

Al Jazeera launches an English channel for kids

Al Jazeera might be most known for its news reporting, but the network will soon launch an English-language children's channel, aimed to hit the US market next year.

Sesame Street vs. Fox News

Sesame Street vs. Fox News

Is Sesame Street anti-Fox? That's what conservative pundits reckon, but as Mediaite point out, it's more like the other way around, with Fox taking several stabs at the beloved kids' show over the years.

40 years of <em>Sesame Street</em>

40 years of Sesame Street

Sesame Street is 40 years old today, and still going strong. Naturally, this milestone for a show half the world grew up with has sparked a flood of memories. Amongst them, CSM shares 11 of its favourite clips, and NY Mag maps out the show's real New York locations.

101 Muppets of Sesame St

101 Muppets of Sesame St

To celebrate 40 years of singing, dancing, living in trashcans and eating cookies on Sesame Street, the National Post has created this interactive guide to 101 of the street's most famous fuzzy residents.

How <em>Sesame Street</em> changed the world

How Sesame Street changed the world

How a bunch of puppets have shaped lives and culture around the globe.