What's on TV
Children and families are invited to become involved and join in our programming by calling our live shows. Live interactive programming on the Rainbow Channel:
- Stimulates creativity
- Generates discussion about hospitalization in a non-threatening, fun way
- Involves freedom to make choices
- Allows children and families to become actively involved
- Decreases feelings of isolation
- Gives patients a chance to learn new skills
Live Show Schedule
Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Rainbow Pediatric Bingo allows patients and families to enjoy a fun game from their rooms or in our performance space. Bingo players can get cards from their nurse, Child Life Specialist or a volunteer and can win gift certificates that are good for merchandise in the Atrium Gift Shop.
Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rainbow Presents is a show that airs on occasional Wednesdays that features special guests. Past guests have included music artists, dance troupes, sports figures, performing artists and more! Episodes of Rainbow Presents occur on varying Wednesdays, so families are notified if and when special guests are scheduled.
Thursdays 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Swingo Thingo is a memory matching game that is both fun and educational that sometimes features special guests! Patients can win fabulous prizes such as toys, games, dolls, stuffed animals and more!
What's On At Home?
Every day, the average American 8 to 18-year-old watches approximately four hours worth of television, movies, videos and DVDs. Typical 0 to 3-year-olds watch over an hour a day. Television has become the medium of choice for this generation. They have even been called Generation M or the Media Generation.
Learn how you can help your child understand media.