Jai Rodriguez

Host Jai Rodriguez previews the Dance Moms Season 6 reunion specials

After last week’s heated, tear-stained Dance Moms Season 6 finale saw Maddie and Mackenzie Zeigler and their mom Melissa Gisoni bid farewell to the ALDC and the series, the trio and their costars return for the first of a trio of reunion-style specials Tuesday, May 10 at 9/8CT. • RELATED: Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler talks So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation Hello and Goodbye — hosted by former Queer Eye star Jai Rodriguez — will follow the trio’s last days with the team, rehash Season 6 drama and feature a performance by the junior elite team. The moms also get the chance […]

Single Dad Seeking TLC Jason Mike Paul

Meet the Dads of Single Dad Seeking on TLC

TLC is celebrating Mother’s Day with dads — a quintet of single fathers looking for ladies who will love their kids as much as they do. And love them, too. The net’s new series Single Dad Seeking features the diverse dads taking a shot at love with women who want to be moms but haven’t found the right man to make it so. Getting to know one another via months of phone calls, video chats, text and email, the matchmaker-paired couples finally agree to take the next step, moving in together for a trial run at their happily ever after. Meet the seekers: Jason […]

OutDaughtered Danielle, Adam and Blayke Busby and the Busby Quintuplets

OutDaughtered on TLC: Danielle Busby on bringing up five babies and a big girl!

OutDaughtered stars Danielle and Adam Busby always knew they were meant to be parents. Both adored children, kids loved them right back, and Danielle dreamed of being a stay-at-home mom with her own large and loving brood. So the Louisiana-born couple were stunned to discover they had problems conceiving. A year of fertility treatments resulted in a beautiful daughter they called Blayke, and, three years later, Danielle and Adam decided to take one more shot at expanding their family. Embarking on the same fertility regiment that brought her little Blayke, Danielle became pregnant just two months later. And so began an adventure even the baby-loving Busbys could […]

Dance Moms Maddie Abby Lee

When to watch Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler’s final Dance Moms episodes

It’s the end of an era, Dance Moms fans. Tonight’s Season 6 finale (possibly the series finale, as well) marks the final regular-episode appearance of the series’ breakout star Maddie Ziegler, her little sister Mackenzie and their oft put-upon mother Melissa Gisoni. • RELATED: We talk So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation with new judge Maddie Ziegler! The finale, aptly titled One Last Dance, sees the Ziegler sisters taking part in their final competition as members of the Abby Lee Dance Company. But Abby’s hardly feeling sentimental toward her longtime favorites. Or at least one of them. She […]

Maddie Ziegler So You Think You Can Dance

“Dance Moms” star Maddie Ziegler talks “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation”

When So You Think You Can Dance returns on Memorial Day, look for a SYTYCD superfan next to Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo at the judges’ table. Thirteen-year-old Dance Moms standout Maddie Ziegler joins the long-running FOX hit as it welcomes its first season of ultra-talented child dancers. • RELATED: When to catch Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler’s final Dance Moms appearances Dubbed “The Next Generation,” Season 13 features kids between the ages of 8-13 displaying their chops in a variety of dance styles while hoping to score a spot at “The Academy.” There, the field will narrow to […]

Sprout Celebrates Black History Month

Terrific Teens & Historic Heroes: Sprout Celebrates Black History Month

As part of its celebration of Black History Month, Sprout is introducing kids to four inspiring teens who are making massive differences in their communities and beyond. Every Monday throughout the month of February, the network for preschoolers will air vignettes that celebrates an African American from history in a fresh and exciting way. Each historical figure is paired with a modern, and similarly-talented teen who is making his or her own impact on today’s society. The vignettes are narrated by NBC News anchor Sheinelle Jones and use bright animation, studding historical images and cheerful interviews to share the lives of talented and inspiring […]

Maya Penn

Interview With Teen Designer Maya Penn

Maya Penn is amazing. That’s the impression I got of the young artist/designer/animator/philanthropist after we chatted about her latest honor. Maya is one of four inspiring teens chosen my Sprout to profile as part of the preschool network’s celebration Black History Month. In each profile, a talented teen is paired with a famous historical figure with a similar area of expertise. Maya was paired with Elizabeth Keckley, a designer who became the preferred designer and trusted friend of First Lady, Mary Todd Lincoln. Check out Maya and Elizabeth’s feature here!! Maya started her eco-friendly fashion company, Maya’s Ideas, at the age […]


CBS supports the “I Have A Dream” Foundation with a holiday-themed initiative

Just in time for the holiday season, CBS Cares — the network’s public service announcement initiative launched in 2000 — has given the gift of star power and a sizable television audience to the non-profit  “I Have A Dream” Foundation (IHDF), which works to ensure that all children have the opportunity, support and resources to pursue higher education. The foundation was launched in 1986 by businessman Eugene M. Lang, who had returned to speak at his East Harlem elementary school after 50 years and learned that three-quarters of the school’s students would struggle to finish high school. On the spot, Lang decided to offer college […]


Matthew Morrison, Kristin Chenoweth headline TLC’s Broadway at the White House

Though it’s best known for a myriad of oddly addictive reality shows and specials, TLC gets artsy this Thanksgiving eve with its star-studded hourlong special Broadway at the White House. Hosts Matthew Morrison (currently starring in Finding Neverland) and longtime Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth join First Lady Michelle Obama as they welcome a group of specially chosen  high-school students for a once-in-a-lifetime, all-day symposium at the White House focusing on careers in theater. • MORE: See First Lady Michelle Obama address the Broadway at the White House audience here With the help of current Broadway performers, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue transforms into a space for students to nurture […]

Nature Cat

Tally ho! Imagination runs wild with “Nature Cat” on PBS Kids

Brothers David and Adam Rudman have long worked on Sesame Street (David is Cookie Monster’s puppeteer and Adam is a writer), and they’ve created Nature Cat, an animated kids series for PBS inspired by their own adventures playing outside as kids. “We wanted to do Looney Tunes with a nature curriculum,” David says. “And we felt like that’s a great way to get kids interested in going outside and inspired to go out in nature.” Nature Cat (premiering Nov. 25 on PBS; check local listings) is about an exuberant housecat who goes outside with his animal pals to explore the outdoors […]