• Nearly half of parents
don’t watch any Kids TV with their children
TV set to take centre stage over half-term, the majority of parents
admitted they’d be more likely to watch it if they could enjoy the shows
they watched as kids
video from TalkTalk TV shows TV-spoilt kids watch some of their parents’
favourite childhood shows– and it’s hilarious
With the school holidays well underway and the bad
weather likely to keep many families indoors, Kids TV is set to take
centre stage. Yet for nearly half of parents (41%) who currently don’t
watch Kids TV with their children, family activities are going to be
hard to come by.
The new tongue-in-cheek video sees children aged six
to eight’s reactions to a series of iconic Kids TV shows from the 1960s
through to the 1990s.
Through their less than rose-tinted glasses the kids
comment on everything from the ‘the funny walk’ of Mr Benn to the
‘characters made of Playdough’ and the ‘strange’ graphics in shows such
as Scooby Doo, Mr Benn and The Magic Roundabout.
The video is particularly relevant to parents as many
of these old shows are actually still available today, thanks to
modern-day makeovers. Shows which have stood the test of time, such as
Wacky Races, Disney’s Duck Tales, Scooby Doo, Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles and Thomas the Tank Engine are all available for families to
watch over Easter on TalkTalk TV’s Kids Boost*.
The Top 10
shows as voted by British adults that they’d most like to watch with
their children are:
Thomas and the Tank Engine
Bananas in Pyjamas
Aleks Habdank of TalkTalk
“It can often be hard to keep the kids
entertained over the Easter holiday, particularly if the weather isn’t
great. Sitting down to watch Kids TV, however, doesn’t need to mean the
end of the family time.
“We are all guilty of looking back at the things we
loved as kids and believing it is better than anything around today, but
the good news is that many of those iconic shows have actually been
revamped for today’s audience. This School Holiday the whole family can
get together to enjoy watching their favourite characters past and
present with the TalkTalk TV Kids Boost.”