The Emmy Award-winning IQ: SMARTPARENT aims to be a technology resource for parents. The evidence-based, media-rich television discussion series focuses on parenting in the digital age. It also maintains an extensive digital presence, including a comprehensive website that features videos from each episode, in addition to related links and information. Each half-hour episode typically includes a host, three to five expert guests, guest parents and children, parent bloggers, and in some cases, a studio... [see more] audience that participates in a question-and-answer session. Veteran news anchor Darieth Chisolm returns as host for the fifth season. Season five of IQ: SMARTPARENT continues to grow and build on the foundation of the previous four seasons by providing even more in-depth exploration of topics, from highlighting young "social entrepreneurs" and "digital do-gooders" who are utilizing the dynamic digital world to make a difference and drive positive change, to learning about the newest technologies that support and promote health and fitness for kids called "exer-gaming."
A 2015 Emmy Award-winner, IQ: SMARTPARENT equips parents and caregivers with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully guide their children in the use of digital media and technology. The series, which was co-created and executive produced by Peabody Award winner Angela Santomero, addresses children's media consumption, from helping them discern between fiction and reality to safeguarding their online identities.