Emotional ‘Kindness Is Contagious’ Klick Health Christmas Clip Pays Tribute to Mister Rogers’ Legacy

Klick Health is celebrating the festive season by promoting kindness in an emotional new video. The Toronto-based agency pays tribute to Mister Rogers’ legacy and the Fred Rogers Center with the clip, donating $1 per view of the “Contagious” offering. The funds will help continue Rogers’ life’s work by supporting the healthy development of children. The random acts of...

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Fred Rogers Productions CEO to Speak at Saint Vincent College Commencement

Paul Siefken, president and CEO of Fred Rogers Productions, will deliver the address for the December commencement at Saint Vincent College in Unity, the college announced. The 15th annual December commencement will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Siefken joined Fred Rogers Productions in 2013 as vice president for broadcast and digital...

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How ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Recreated Mr. Rogers’ TV Set

Production designer Jade Healy is a master of playing with space to contrast the differences between characters and their environments. In “Marriage Story,” she explored the painful divorce between Scarlett Johansson’s Nicole and Adam Driver’s Charlie by accentuating full and empty spaces in New York and LA. But, with “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” she had a more ambitious...

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She’s Mrs. Rogers. But Joanne Rogers Has ‘Always Been Her Own Person.’

In “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” there is one scene where Mister Rogers’s piano playing is upstaged.Fred Rogers, played by Tom Hanks, is seated at a piano in the living room of his apartment in Pittsburgh, and his wife, Joanne Rogers (played by Maryann Plunkett), is at a separate piano beside him. The couple plays a lively duet, and Mrs. Rogers, her...

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