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6 new family-friendly TV shows

Families may want to sit down — for some TV. A bunch of new shows are in the works that will hit right at home for families
Herb Scribner, Deseret News Modified: June 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm •  Published: June 20, 2014

Television is often a glimpse into culture — a snapshot of what American society is like when the show airs.

And it’s only going to grow from now on because many new shows are being brought into the American television landscape. Some of those shows, too, are old favorites.

Here’s a look at some television shows on their way back that kids might enjoy.

“Sesame Street”

Starting on Sept. 1, “Sesame Street” is going to add an additional half-hour program that will run in addition to the hour-long broadcast PBS already has. It will also be available online, through both PBS’ video app and on Roku, according to Variety.

“Magic School Bus”

Netflix is bringing back the “Magic School Bus” — the Scholastic Media show that promoted science and learning, according to The New York Times. It’s scheduled to launch in 2016, the newspaper reported. No matter when it debuts, it may help young kids find interest in science.

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