Press: Kid Vid News

Son of 60 Minutes hits CBS

After undermining the taste, intelligence and dental hygiene of American children every Saturday morning for a generation, commercial television may have discovered a way to make amends: news for kids. In recent years the networks have been experimenting with various brief news updates and didactic entertainment specials for younger viewers.* But so far, TV has produced nothing for children quite so grown up as CBS's newborn 30 Minutes.

As the name implies, the show is a junior version of the network's hard-punching weekly magazine-format program, 60 Minutes. It...

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