This is an un-official “Why the 90’s Ruled or Not”.
Remember those days when Discovery Kids (Latin America) was actually for kids – you know, 10-13 year old kids – and not babies~~ I mean, COME ON! Teletubbies??? Shoot me in the face already!!
Back in the day, when I was a 10 year old kid… my family first got cable. If I recall correctly, Discovery Kids Latin America used to be in channel 65 or 85 or something, and it had awesome programming for intellectual kids like me~~ Truth be told, most my younger cousins didn’t watch Discovery Kids ever, but I did… and I’m an avid TV watcher since I was a kid. That’s my market~
What did I used to watch on Discovery Kids? Well, I had my first introduction to the Internet thanks to them! Cyberkids was one of the programs I used to watch, and probably shaped me in the way that I am today… you know? Blogger, Web Designer, Web Surfer~~~
Yes, I used to watch that. I’m actually SURPRISED I remember the song, HAHA. In fact, I watched Cyberkids all the way to the guest-reporting of Manuel Jose Chavez – who I recall being a crush of mine when he was on the 1993’s Colombian show De Pies a Cabeza on Fox Kids [intro 1] [intro 2] – am surprised he’s in Tiempo Final, and did not recognize him. During that period Daniel Habif (Nunca te Olvidare) was co-host with a girl (who I can’t remember any related projects, so can’t find her name either)…
Anyway yeah… because of Cyberkids, I began browsing the net. I discovered Napster, I’ve been through all music download company there’s been~~~ become a netizen. Voila!
I also was an avid El Fantasma Escritor viewer… but couldn’t find the intro in Spanish, so the original English version will have to do~
As well as PaleoKids, to which I couldn’t find anything. As well as Splat! – which I remember as SPLAT! Animado. Actually, there are some Discovery Kids shows that I can’t find info on including,
F.R.O.G – with Lani Billard.
La Magia del Cine (Movie Magic)
Other shows they used to have on Discovery Kids then were:
El Narrador de Cuentos – Jim Henson’s The Storyteller
Shakespeare en Animacion – Shakespeare the Animated Tales [Get it on DVD]
Las Religiones del Mundo Animadas – Religions of the World: Our World Faiths Animated [DVD]
Yo Amo a mi Ciudad or Yo Amo a mi Pais, not sure how it goes.
Artemania – Art Attack (the original version with Neil Buchanan)
Mecanica Popular para Niños – Popular Mechanics for Kids (you know back when Elisha Cuthbert and Jay Baruchel were hosting, and all the other hosting rotation)
Any other programs I should be listing? Can’t remember anything else, but then again~ it’s already 5am, can’t blame me for not trying~~~
Part of the Time Machine: Back to the 90′s Blogathon