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‘Xploration Outer Space,’ Fox’s STEM series for teens, wins big at Cynopsis Kids Awards

Xploration Outer Space, the space-themed educational series for kids and teens airing on Fox TV Stations nationwide, scored two major wins at the Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards on September 27. The half-hour series from Steve Rotfeld Productions was recognized by Cynopsis Media as the year’s Best Educational Series/Special on STEM subjects, and its #StudentAstronaut contest […]

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Nat Geo Kids’ Weird But True! Lands TV & Radio Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C.: National Geographic Kids is prepping the multiplatform launch of Weird But True!, the magazine’s most popular fun-facts feature and book series, via syndicated TV and SiriusXM radio this fall. Starting tomorrow, Weird But True! will premiere as a syndicated series airing on Saturday mornings primarily on FOX television stations. In addition, the strand will […]

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YouTube Star Steve Spangler to Host New Science Television Show

PHILADELPHIA — Steve Rotfeld Productions (SRP) announced today that YouTube star and Ellen Show regular Steve Spangler will be joining its 3-hour E/I (Educational and Informational) syndication block Xploration Station as the host of the new series DIY Sci. The do-it-yourself, pop- science show is set to debut this fall across the country on Fox […]

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09/01/16: ABC extends Oscars contract through 2028; CBS All Access adds commercial-free option; ABC has a Favorite

Weekend morning block Xploration Station, primarily airing on FOX TV stations around the country, kicks off season three next month with six half-hour shows, up from four. Newcomers to lineup, aimed at 13-16-year-olds and focusing on STEM fields, include Nat Geo Kids’ Weird But True and DIY Sci. All shows hail from producer and distributor […]

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Steve Rotfeld Productions Expands ‘Xploration Station’ Weekend TV Block to 3 hours for 2016-17

Xploration Station, a weekend morning block of live-action, educational TV shows airing primarily on FOX TV stations around the country, will kick-off its third season on Saturday, September 10, 2016, by increasing its content from four to six half-hour shows, according to Steve Rotfeld, president of Steve Rotfeld Productions (SRP), who produces and distributes all […]

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UNM robots to be featured on TV program

A crew from Xploration Station, a syndicated program for young adults that focuses on the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), visited The University of New Mexico on July 7 to film a segment on student-built robots. The crew spent time with Melanie Moses, associate professor of computer science, and several of her […]

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Microgravity contest takes students and experiments on the vomit comet

FOX’s “Xploration Outer Space” show is teaming up with Arlington, Va.-based ZERO-G Corporation, which operates weightless flights from U.S. airports. The reason they’re collaborating: to create the ultimate consolation prize for college students who were just too young to apply to NASA’s latest astronaut class. The show, a part of FOX’s “Xploration Station” series, which focuses on STEM education for youth, […]

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Students: Want to Experience Weightlessness?

SLATE– Are you, or do you know someone who is: Between 18 and 24 years old (on or before June 10, 2016)? In good physical health? A legal resident within the 50 United States? Enrolled at a learning institution? And most importantly, loves space exploration and wants a chance for a free ride on a […]

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04/04/16: Facebook pulls out of talks to live-stream NFL games; FTC schedules smart TV consumer privacy seminar; Amazon renews ‘Bosch’

Cynopsis Digital – Xploration Station, the STEM-oriented teen-and-family-friendly programming block that airs on Fox stations, is getting fan-interactive. As part of a contest being run through the Facebook page of the Xploration Station series Xploration Outer Space, students are being invited to submit videos explaining why they should be chosen as winners. (You can learn […]

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Xploration Station’s #StudentAstronaut Contest – Train like an Astronaut

Space Ref – Xploration Station, the country’s only E/I broadcast destination dedicated exclusively to STEM programming for teens and their families, announced the return of its #StudentAstronaut contest today. This will be the second iteration of the nationwide competition tied to the popular series Xploration Outer Space. Xploration Station is partnering with Zero Gravity Corporation […]

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