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KID PRESIDENT: DECLARATION OF AWESOME comes to The Hub Network this June...

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The Hub ClubOn June 7th, YouTube star Robby Novak (aka, Kid President) will make his television debut with the series premiere of KID PRESIDENT: DECLARATION OF AWESOME, which will premiere at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT on The Hub Network. Each episode will feature Kid President aiming to inspire kids and adults "to do awesome things that make a difference in the world," while he interacts with a variety of guest stars, including Gene Simmons of KISS, Jamie Foxx (THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2), Craig Robinson (GET ON UP), Mario Lopez (EXTRA), ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, and more.

From the Official Announcement:

Kid-President-Declaration-oTen-year-old Robby Novak created a worldwide following after his moving video, “A Pep Talk from Kid President to You,” went viral. The YouTube series titled “Kid President” has 1-million followers and more than 75 million total views. Kid President’s online series is based on the belief that kids have a voice that needs to be heard and together with grown-ups they can make the world a better place. One of Kid President’s core philosophies is to "treat everybody like it's their birthday."

The docu-variety series reflects the universal values of kids and families across the country as seen through the lens of Kid President, whose playful spirit and positive approach to life inspires viewers to change this world for the better. In each episode, Kid President introduces a theme that is explored through interviews and interactions with a variety of diverse families. Each episode also features interactions between Kid President and a celebrity. In the past, he has met with President Barack Obama, Beyoncé, and others.

The series is produced by SoulPancake Television, LLC, which was founded by Rainn Wilson. Wilson and Kid President creator Brad Montague are executive producers of the series; Shabnam Mogharabi, Sarah North, and Golriz Lucina serve as co-executive producers.  

For more, check out the official KID PRESIDENT page over at The Hub Network.
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James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

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