Television entertainment for kids just got more exciting as Yey, the country’s first local all-day children’s channel premiered Team Yey on June 19. The new show that features six kids sharing their talents and skills each day of the week.
The first-ever locally produced kid’s show on free digital TV, Team Yey showcases daily activities, which features dancing, food preparation, arts and crafts, sports, storytelling, music and fun challenges. One activity is highlighted per day with one Team Yey member taking the lead.
“We want kids to enjoy their childhood experiences. Team Yey encourages kids to have fun while exploring possibilities that they may excel in, that’s why we feature a variety of activities led by kids who authentically enjoys what they do best,” said Danie Sedilla-Cruz, channel head for Yey.
The cool adventures on Team Yey is led by talented kids who define kiddie “squad goals” in a fun way.
“Galaw Go,” is shown every Monday, features Dance Kids finalist AJ Urquia showing a variety of cool dance moves including hip-hop and folk dance that will get kids’ energy pumping and help them express themselves through their bodies and improve their physical well-being.
Tuesdays become yummy and interesting as Goin’ Bulilit and foodie at heart Mitch Naco leads “Snaks Naman,” which is all about preparing tasty kiddie dishes in a fun way. Mitch gives a touch of creativity to desserts, drinks, and snacks to show kids that preparing meals can be enjoyable even if they do it independently.
On Wednesdays, budding artist and actress Hannah Vito takes on the spotlight in “Artstig” where imagination and resourcefulness come to life through arts and crafts projects. Hannah explores different ways to make kids appreciate that beautiful things can be created out of typical and found items.
Thursdays get physical in “Game? Play!” hosted by young athlete and blogger Sam Shoaf. Sam introduces sports that kids can try like basketball and traditional Filipino games like takip-silim to demonstrate that playing games is just as fun and interactive as playing games on their gadgets.
Every Friday, child storyteller and commercial model Raven Cajuguiran narrates heartfelt stories on “Storyey” where magical stories come alive in mini-theater presentations or simple animations. Apart from featuring tales that kids will enjoy, kids can also draw valuable lessons from the stories.
Saturdays focus on music with The Voice Kids Season 1 contestant Luke Alford. “Sound Check” sparks interest in music through inspiring songs and musical instruments.
As the week hits Sunday, the Team Yey members participate in engaging dares and challenges via “Sunday Fun Day!” where they all try out experiments and games that encourages them to do new things.
Team Yey is exclusively aired on Yey channel via ABS-CBN TVplus, and airs regularly on weekdays at 8:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m., and on weekends at 8:30 a.m. and 2:20 p.m.