Boreanaz: I’ve got a script for Rocketship 7

PASADENA, Calif. — Will Rocketshop 7 someday blast off as a feature film? The cherished children’s TV series, broadcast out of Buffalo’s WKBW in the ’60s and ’70s, is a touchstone for many boomers who grew up in the Toronto/Buffalo/Niagara area. The possibility that there might be a project about the series was raised almost as an afterthought… Read on



Confessions of a non-Sesame Street kid

Monday was the 45th anniversary of the launch of Sesame Street. It was produced by the Children’s Television Workshop and funded by the U.S. Office of Education, the Ford Foundation and the Canarnegie Corporation. I was already too old to be interested in Sesame Street when it came out. I grew up on wildly diverse… Read on


This week’s podcast: more Rocket reports

Promo the Robotic reporter and Dave Thomas This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson asks about my blast-from-the-past meeting with Rocketship 7 host Dave Thomas. Scott got a kick out of seeing a photo of me and Thomas, who hosted the Buffalo, N.Y. children’s series from 1962 to 1978. In case you missed it, it’s all covered… Read on