Come On Over (TV series)
Come on Over is a children's television series produced by the Grand Rapids Children's Museum in association with Enthusiastic Productions. The series was created by Joel Schoon Tanis, and is executive produced by Tanis, Patrick W. Ziegler, and Teresa L. Thome of the Museum. The mission of the show is to "inspire creativity and imagination in children".
The program is filmed in the state-of-the-art TV studio of the Martha Miller Center at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. It premiered in Grand Rapids, Michigan on ABC affiliate, WOTV, in fall 2006. Twelve episodes have been produced to date.
The show also features the tunes of Pint Size Music, former members of the Holland band, The Voice, such as Chad Dykema and Paul Chamness.
To date, the show has won twelve regional Emmy awards.
- Joel Schoon Tanis as Joel
- Brandy McClendon as Brandy
- Jean Reed Bahle as Grandma Zippy
- Chip Duford as Mr. Flabbinjaw
- Lisa Buckley as Hedge
- Greg Rogers as Random Guy
- Fred Stella as Brandy's Dad
- Edye Evans Hyde as Ms. Lucy
- Michael Ziegler as Laticia
- Hector the dog
Guests that have appeared on the program
- Luis Avalos as Beekeeper Luis
- Ruth Buzzi as Beekeeper Ruthie
- Vicki Lewis as Actress Vicki
- Gregory Jbara as Director Greg
- Dana Snyder as Dr. Fulovit
- Fred Willard as Dr. Fred Silliness
- Erik Per Sullivan as Young Luis
- Stephen Mason as Super Cool Guitar Player Steve
- Mindy Sterling as Grandy
- "Grand Rapids Press Profile: Artist and TV Host Joel Tanis". Retrieved 2007-10-10.
- "Holland Sentinel: Holland band regroups after lengthy hiatus". Retrieved 2007-10-10.[dead link]
- "2007 Michigan NATAS Emmy Award Winners". Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2007-10-10.
- Come on Over!'s official website (as of July 2, 2011, domain name had expired)
- Come on Over! at the Internet Movie Database
- Set photos from two episodes featuring "Director Greg"