Thursday, October 28, 2010

'Yo Gabba Gabba!' creator Christian Jacobs takes advice (and criticism) from his children

He has the perfect test audience. Right in his living room. 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' co-creator Christian Jacobs (pictured, left) recently told me how his progeny — ages 11, 8, 5,  and 18 months —play an important role in shaping the hippest children's show on TV.

"Most ideas come right out of our homes," Jacobs said. "We'll watch a new episode and if it's a segment they don't like they'll look at at me like 'Dad, come one, why did you put that in there?'"

He added, "They make great suggestions."

That little exchange didn't make it in today's Weekend cover story. But here's what did:

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