All About You (TV series)

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All About You
Allaboutyoutitles.jpg
"All About You" titles.
FormatEducational
Written byAda Litchfield
StarringHost:
Louise McNamara
Country of origin United States
Production
Running time15 Minutes
Production company(s)WHRO-TV (prior to 1974)
WGBH-TV (1974)
DistributorAgency for Instructional Television
Broadcast
Original channelsyndicated
Original runEarly-1970s – 1974
 
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All About You
Allaboutyoutitles.jpg
"All About You" titles.
FormatEducational
Written byAda Litchfield
StarringHost:
Louise McNamara
Country of origin United States
Production
Running time15 Minutes
Production company(s)WHRO-TV (prior to 1974)
WGBH-TV (1974)
DistributorAgency for Instructional Television
Broadcast
Original channelsyndicated
Original runEarly-1970s – 1974

All About You was an educational television series that was syndicated to numerous educational and PBS stations during the early and mid-1970s, mainly as part of weekday in-school telecasts.

The series was first produced at WHRO-TV, "Hampton Roads ETV", in Hampton, Virginia. In 1974, production of the series was moved to WGBH-TV Boston, where it was produced in association with WGBH's in-school television initiative, the "21-Inch Classroom". The 1974 episodes were distributed in the US and Canada by the Agency for Instructional Television; this is one of a few WGBH series to have not been distributed by NET or PBS.

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All About You was a series of short, videotaped programs that generally ran for 15 minutes or less that were hosted by Louise McNamara and written by Ada Litchfield. The show was geared towards youngsters aged 6–8 as a way to educate them on their bodies, especially where they came from, why they have what they have, what makes them work and why they work. The shows opening and closing credits always featured slides of cartoon drawings of kids enjoying themselves at a circus with appropriate circus music.

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