Winner
Brain Games – National Geographic Channel

Here’s a family-friendly series that first-graders to grandmothers can play along with—and they’ll learn something along the way. Nat Geo has successfully found a way to make learning truly fun as it explores the human brain. The show’s April premiere was Nat Geo’s highest-rated series launch in net history, delivering 1.5mln viewers, and in a world in which edgy often wins the ratings race, it’s good to see a bit of good, clean and often educational fun resonating with viewers. Filled with illusions, challenges and mini games, we dare you not to play along.

Honorable Mentions

The Carpenter’s Miracle – UP – UP took Judd Parkin’s Christmas-themed novel and correctly applied its themes of faith, skepticism and miracles to the Easter holiday.

Finding Normal – UP – A romantic comedy, starring Candace Cameron Bure, that’s safe for the whole family as it focuses on what life is really about.

iShine KNECT – TBN/Smile of a Child TV/JCTV – A comedy that uses contemporary Christian artists, including Mission Six, Paige Armstrong and the Rubyz.

Secret Life of the Rainforest – Smithsonian Channel – A gorgeous look at Barro Colorado Island with Smithsonian researchers.

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