ERIC Number: ED115295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Nov-18
Reference Count: N/A
The Evolution of "Feeling Good".
Having witnessed the success of public broadcasting series such as "Sesame Street," public health officials began to work toward the creation of a new series concerning health and aimed at a prime time, adult audience. A feasibility study showed that there was a potential audience, and discussion then focused on the topics and format which would most appeal to the public. "Feeling Good," a pilot series using a variety show format, was created and broadcast, but mixed reviews and only marginally successful ratings suggested that the program be abbreviated to half an hour and that the program contain less frivolity and more informative documentary. After modifications and with increased support from the Public Broadcasting System, "Feeling Good" returned to the air to receive good reviews and positive audience response. (EMH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.