Trick Your Kids Into Going to Bed Early on NYE With Netflix Countdown
Don’t want your children staying up to ring in the New Year? Now you can trick your kids into going to bed early on New Year’s Eve with a three-minute countdown on Netflix that can be played any time.
Netflix said it came up with the idea so that little kids can ring in 2015, too.
The Netflix press release explains:
More than a third of U.S. parents (34%) admitted to starting the party early to fool their kids into thinking it’s midnight*, citing their kids or their own bedtime as the reason. These findings are according to a recent survey from Wakefield Research on behalf of Netflix.
World renowned party animal King Julien, star of DreamWorks Animation’s ALL HAIL KING JULIEN on Netflix, took matters into his own paws when he heard 36% of parents said they would search for a countdown in a different time zone in order to celebrate earlier and 22% would go as far as to stage a countdown of their own.
For the first time, King Julien will host his very own kid-sized countdown special on Netflix that families can use to ring in 2015 whenever they choose to celebrate. It’s three minutes of high-energy, music-filled fun that lets kids celebrate the New Year no matter the time of day. The countdown will be available in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, UK, Ireland, the Nordics, the Netherlands and France beginning on Dec. 29th at Netflix.com/KingJulien.
Today on “Outnumbered,” #OneLuckyGuy Pete Hegseth called the idea “brilliant.”
“My wife and I will utilize this, and we’ll probably go to bed on the fake countdown, too,” he said.
“That’s the real truth right there, parents want this for themselves,” Katie Pavlich quipped.
If you’re staying up until the clock strikes 12, ring in 2015 with Fox News Channel! Kennedy, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bob Beckel, Jesse Watters, and Anna Kooiman co-host coverage, which kicks off at 9p ET.