Diversity in Children's Television Programming

Marva Smalls and two Nickelodeon creators spoke about diversity in children’s television programming at a special kids-parents… read more

Marva Smalls and two Nickelodeon creators spoke about diversity in children’s television programming at a special kids-parents National Press Club luncheon. In addition to Ms. Smalls, who is also the chief of staff for MTV Networks Kids and Family Group, “Romeo!” creator Tom Lynch and “The Backyardigans” creator Janice Burgess spoke about their work.

Special Nickelodeon guests included TEENick stars Miranda Cosgrove of “Drake and Josh” and Romeo of “Romeo!” as well as voice-over actor Katheen Herles, the voice of Dora The Explorer. Dora herself greeted children along with SpongBob SquarePants. Ms. Smalls' remarks were followed by a question-and-answer session, where children were encouraged to submit questions. close

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National Press Club
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National Press Club Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2006
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 2006

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  • Jun 29, 2006 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2006 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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