Study: Tween TV viewers get new message about value of fame
Young TV viewers may be getting the message that fame is less important than values like achievement and a sense of community. In examining the TV shows most popular with children ages 8 to 12, knowns as tweens, researchers found that the emphasis on fame diminished in 2017. 1 on a list of 16 values measured in the top-rated tween shows in 2007, fell to sixth in 2017, with achievement and self-acceptance in the No. Researchers used Nielsen ratings to determine the leading tween shows, then surveyed study participants on TV characters' values. The previous study, released in 2011, was done on the brink of the reality TV boom and covered only scripted.
Houston native Daniel Gil shares his journey to becoming the season 12 ‘American Ninja Warrior’ winner
Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved. HOUSTON – Daniel Gil returns to Houston Life after being named champion of “American Ninja Warrior” season 12. If you need help with the Public File, call (713) 778-4745.
Houston locals compete to become American Ninja Champion
HOUSTON – Season 12 of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior kicked off in a big way with four incredible athletes from Houston, Texas. Jody Avila from Sugar Land, Daniel Gil from Houston, Mathis Owhadi from Tomball and Jonathan Horton from Cypress are all finalists and have put in a lot of time and energy to get to where they are in the competition. For Jody Avila, his entire family train to be ninja warriors. For Season 12 of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior,” the top 50 athletes will bring along two people from their communities to compete with them for a total of 150 competitors. The winner will earn $100,000, something Avila has been trying to win as he returns for his fifth time on the show.
Local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant David Wright talks competition, buzzers, and love of cake
HOUSTON – ‘American Ninja Warrior’ returns to a brand-new night here on KPRC 2, moving to Wednesday’s at 8 p.m. Get ready to cheer on local competitor, Houstonian David Wright, as he takes on the massive course in tomorrow night’s new episode. If you are the ultimate ‘American Ninja Warrior’ fan, don’t forget to enter to win some great swag from the show! The contest is open now and will close tomorrow night after 'American Ninja Warrior 'ends. Watch as Lauren Kelly chats with David about the experience, and what fans can expect from tomorrow night’s new episode.
Click2Win: American Ninja Warrior Swag
NBC’s four-time Emmy Award-nominated series “American Ninja Warrior” has returned for its ninth season and we’re giving away swag to one lucky fan of the show! The contest is open now until tomorrow night after the show, scroll down and enter now for your chance to win. 1 winner will receive the follow items:-One (1) American Ninja Warrior hat-One (1) deck of American Ninja Warrior trading cards-One (1) mini hand sanitizerContest begins at 1:00 P.M. on October 20, 2020. Deadline to enter is 9:00 P.M. on October 21, 2020. Enter here:
My pandemic business story: ‘It would have been fine if COVID wouldn’t have hit’
Author’s note: This is not MY personal story, per se, (despite the “my pandemic business story” headline), but a story told by our readers, week by week. You might have heard that owning a business these days can be a real challenge, in this age of coronavirus. First they wanted to see Madaras' business partner, Sam Sann, who actually built the first ninja warrior gym in the country and is known by some as the sensei of the sport, Madaras said. Madaras and her partner started looking for a bigger space. “It would have been fine if COVID wouldn’t have hit,” Madaras said.
Rodeo’s night 4 mutton bustin’ champ says she wants to be an American Ninja Warrior when she grows up
An aspiring American Ninja Warrior from Houston, Texas, who won night four of mutton bustin’ at the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo said she’s “kind of a professional" already. Mutton bustin’ is a nightly Rodeo event that requires the children competing to ride across a pen on the back of sheep. Wiener credits her win to her breadth of experience mutton bustin’ in the past. “I’ve done it like three times now,” Wiener told the announcer. “One time, I did it when I was five and I did it yesterday for practice,” Winer said.