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Children’s TV Gets Smart in Indonesia

20 December 2010

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Children’s TV Gets Smart in Indonesia

A group of 60 Indonesian children, aged 10 and 11, were surveyed about their favorite television shows.

Their top four answers were popular Western animated series “SpongeBob,” “Tom and Jerry,” and Japanese cartoons “Doraemon” and “Naruto.”

With the goal of giving kids a more educational TV alternative, TVRI launched a new program called “I Got It!” earlier this month.

The same group of 60 children who counted “SpongeBob” and “Naruto” among their favorite TV shows were shown the episode of “I Got It!,” which covered evolution. On a scale of one to five, half of the kids gave the show a five, saying it was very good.

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via The Jakarta Globe

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