The Emmy award-winning PBS weekly series In the Mix talks to teens and young adults about their world and their issues...delivering information they need in a hip, fast-moving format they choose to watch. From alcohol to activism, school violence to careers, drugs to finding money for college, racism to relationships, In the Mix tackles the topics teens care about in probing, thought-provoking investigative reports, and provides information teens need to make positive life choices and to be savvy consumers. Research shows this series is an innovative and effective tool that helps educators promote critical thinking, discussion and positive choices. The series was named to the first Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Honor Roll for promoting values for diversity and challenging racial and gender stereotypes and won a National Emmy for Community Service Programming. The New York Daily described the program as..."just the right 'Mix'...a combination of CBS' 48 Hours and MTV." Video Librarian praised, In the Mix examines some of the hottest topics affecting teenagers today...fast pacing, articulate and concise interviews, and creative production design all combine to make this a solid choice...Highly recommended..."
The half-hour programs are now available on VHS/DVD, with performance rights. Many programs include teacher discussion guides and Spanish subtitles, and are closed captioned. Visit our website inthemix.org for full descriptions, transcripts, video clips, discussion guides and more.