Smile TV is a news formatted web series that features only positive stories that make you smile.
Welcome to Smile TV. I'm Sandy Pedeflous and the concept of Smile TV started growing on me when I was about 12 years old. Every night I would notice how my parents would obsessively watch the 6:00 o’clock and 10:00 o’clock news. It was like brushing your teeth, you just never skipped this nightly routine. Night after night they would watch and learn about the murders, crashes, accidents, fires, burglaries and abuse. The newscasters would casually bounce a little humor back and forth and throw in an occasional positive story as if to make up for the deluge of the repeated negative bombardment.
And it wasn’t just my parents. Most people who owned televisions seemed to have this addictive need to watch the news as it was the only way to get current information. I asked mom and dad why the news people didn’t feature happy stories instead. They replied simply, “because no one would watch it…..it’s kinda like a train wreck, you don’t love what happened but you still want to know all about it….”. At this time in the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s, without the internet, how else would you be informed except for the radio?
Fast forward – our modern world. With today’s technology, economy, social consciousness, and the desire for positive improvements, the planet is now ready to watch a news formatted TV Series that features only positive stories. Thus, Smile TV is born – news with only stories that make you smile!
How You Can Help
The money needed to create content has come out of my pocket thus far but to further my aspirations, I've turned to Kickstarter to make my dream a reality. With the funds we would receive, Smile TV would be able to launch and complete our inaugural season. The money would provide the equipment and services necessary to continue production through this season and eventually lead to self sustainability. Although we have a promo and some programming under our belt, we need to be able to capture more content to keep the dream alive. With advertisement interest already in place, Smile TV just needs this initial kick to get it's first season started.
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For a cool $10,000 donation, our Executive Producer will fly anywhere on Earth (and maybe to the Moon or Mars) to personally give you a hug.Estimated delivery:
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