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This week’s episode: August 4, 2017

August 4th, 2017 by Jacob

This was a really fun episode to shoot!  We had a bunch of kids in to try some “egg-speriments” with the help from our friends at the kidscommons children’s museum in Columbus, Indiana.  We weren’t totally sure how well they would work, but we knew even if we ran into some failures it would still Read more…

Meet Peggy!

August 2nd, 2017 by Rachel

New to The Friday Zone this fall is a segment titled “Peggy’s Poetry & Zarg.”  The series follows a little girl and her love of reading – while also facing a mischievous monster that lives in her closet.  The episodes all fit together so you’ll have to watch each week as their relationship progresses.  We’ve Read more…

Meet Zarg!

July 28th, 2017 by Rachel

New to The Friday Zone this fall is a segment titled “Peggy’s Poetry & Zarg.”  The series follows a little girl and her love of reading – while also facing a mischievous monster that lives in her closet.  The episodes all fit together so you’ll have to watch each week as their relationship progresses.  We’ve Read more…

This week’s episode: July 14, 2017

July 14th, 2017 by Joey

This week we welcome back Chef Corbin of One World Catering.  Along with talking about his career being a professional chef, he brought in all the ingredients we needed to make pretzels!  It was a lot of fun to knead the dough and get it into the right shapes.  Unfortunately, the oven that we had Read more…

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…