|Published:||Aug 15, 2011 4:09 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 15, 2011 4:09 PM EDT|
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - The president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg is bringing a little magic to public television.
Dr. Michael Adelman is the host of "Abracadabra," a PBS show that uses magic and ventriloquism to teach children how to make healthy choices regarding nutrition and activity.
The Register-Herald reports the show wrapped up filming 13 episodes in Beckley earlier this month. The show is aimed at children ages 4 to 10.
Show executive producer Rich Carter says he hopes the show will be ready to be broadcast next year, but funding goals still need to be met.
(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)