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Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota provides developmentally supportive services and programs to help kids of all ages understand and increase coping with medical care.  We build on children's strengths and skills to optimize their responses for health and well-being.

Star Studio

Star Studio is Children's very own in-house TV studio — offering programming in studio spaces on both campuses. On Children’s own TV channel, Star Studio provides positive, memorable experiences for patients and families as an alternative to mainstream and commercial entertainment. A broad range of shows has been thoughtfully prepared for viewing 24 hours a day. Whether in the studios or on the TV, Star Studio offers something the whole family can enjoy together.

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Switchfoot visit patients, perform songs at Children’s – Minneapolis

The San Diego, Calif., rock band hung out in Star Studio and patient rooms.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Meet the man behind “The Dude”

Eriq Nelson plays a vital role at Children's as "The Dude," the face of the hospitals' in-house TV station, Star Studio.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Josh Purple

Volunteer Josh Purple currently works as a freelance artist, creating 3-D graphics and animation.

Newest Timberwolves Wiggins, Bennett, Young and LaVine visit Children’s

Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine visited patients at Children's – Minneapolis.