On 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:
Ten-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.