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Associate Producer Kelsey

July 10th, 2017 by Rachel

While Russ is the Producer of the new Peggy & Zarg segments coming to The Friday Zone, Kelsey is the Associate Producer.  They’ve worked together as a team to create the series.   According to the Producers Guild of America, a “Producer initiates, coordinates, supervises and controls, either on his/her own authority, or subject to the Read more…

This week’s episode: July 7, 2017

July 6th, 2017 by Jacob

This week’s episode has a lot of fun! First, we’ve got a visit to the Indiana Science Olympiad robotic arm competition. Kids in the competition had to design and build real remote controlled robots to perform specific tasks – like grabbing batteries or nails and dropping them into the right buckets. It’s a lot harder Read more…

Studio Manager Mike

July 3rd, 2017 by Rachel

Mike is the studio manager for The Friday Zone.  That means he’s in charge of everything that happens in the studio!  From building the sets to putting up and aiming the lights, Mike’s our guy.   When it came time to create the set for our new Peggy & Zarg segments, Mike worked hard to Read more…

Production Assistant Kevin

July 1st, 2017 by Rachel

Kevin is one of the many Production Assistants on The Friday Zone’s crew. Recently, Kevin was in the studio helping Mike with the creation of the Peggy & Zarg set. That means he was there to assist Mike in building the set (it was raised up to allow the puppeteers to move around easily), get Read more…

This week’s episode: June 30, 2017

June 29th, 2017 by Jacob

Hey guys! Today, I’m going to be making it a short and sweet post! I am going to be giving you guys a little behind the scenes information about this week’s episode of The Friday Zone! On March 24, we are airing “Do the Right Thing.” This episode features 12 girl scouts from Troop 3059 Read more…

Total Eclipse of the Sun this Summer!

June 22nd, 2017 by Rachel

We at The Friday Zone are super excited about the upcoming total eclipse on August 21st.  Here in Indiana, it’ll only be a partial eclipse, as the main path is a little bit south of us.  But if you plan now, maybe you can get down to Kentucky or over to Illinois to see it! Read more…

This week’s episode: June 23, 2017

June 22nd, 2017 by Jacob

A guest from the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is our guest today, showing a group of Girl Scouts how to use conductive thread to sew light-up bookmarks.  This was a really interesting craft and a fun lesson in circuits.  Most of the girls (and us on The Friday Zone team) had never Read more…

This week’s episode: June 16, 2017

June 10th, 2017 by Jacob

This week’s episode was shot on-location during Pioneer Days in Jackson County!  Kids from Brownstown Elementary (and schools around the area) get to spend a half day at the Jackson County History Center’s Pioneer Village learning all about pioneer life and what it was like to be a Hoosier in the early days of our Read more…

This week’s episode: June 2, 2017

June 1st, 2017 by Rachel

This week’s episode didn’t quite work out the way we wanted it to, but it was still pretty great.  We wanted to do a LEGO episode of the show way back in February.  There was the big BrickWorld event coming up in Indianapolis, so we were thinking we could go up there, get some cool Read more…

What Are You Doing this Summer?

May 22nd, 2017 by Jacob

The Friday Zone is all wrapped up for this year, just as schools all across Indiana are starting to be all done, too.  Do you have big summer plans?     Our favorite summertime (or anytime) activity is going to the amusement park!  We’ve been happy to feature Kentucky Kingdom, Indiana Beach, Holiday World, and Read more…