Dallas Studio Visit Brings “Big Time Rush” of Excitement to Patients

The guys from BTR brought a great energy to the studio during their visit to Dallas on August 3, 2022. Whether it was playing a thematic photo guessing game called “Zoom Out” or answering questions from nostalgic parents and intrigued patients, BTR members were happy to provide entertainment and get into the real and honest moments with families. 

Josh Lovelace Moonwalks To Seacrest Studios Nashville!

A rockstar, a Grammy-nominated artist and a pro at the 5 Second Rule game - what can’t Josh Lovelace do?!  Patients were in for a musical treat when NEEDTOBREATHE’S Josh Lovelace visited Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville. 

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates 15th Annual CHOP Prom

The 15th Annual CHOP Prom, sponsored by the Joshua Kahan Fund, was an experience to remember.  On Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia patients partied alongside their families, clinicians, and the Child Life team right from the comfort of their own rooms and playrooms as the Special Events Team and Patient Media Program brought their 2nd year of a “virtual” Prom!

Dallas Patients Take Country Journey with Restless Road

No matter what road you’re on, the harmonious melodies and kind hearts of the country band, Restless Road, helps everyone believe they have a place to belong. This is exactly how patients at Children’s Health in Dallas felt after journeying down the country road with this trio during their recent visit to Seacrest Studios.   

Restless Road Live at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

It was Good Friday for those who celebrate... and great Friday for patients in Seacrest Studios at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta when country band, Restless Road, dropped in to spread some cheer and bring live music back to the studio after a long drought of in-person visits! 

Cincinnati Patient Sings with Jessica Darrow!

On the surface, patients in Seacrest Studios at Children’s National Hospital tried to play it cool, but as soon as actress Jessica Darrow appeared on screen, the giggles and smiles erupted like a volcano. Tuning in from all around the country, the Encanto star spoke to patients, families and staff in DC, Cincinnati, Boston, Charlotte, Orange County, Orlando and Colorado.

MatPat Teaches Patients to Floss in Seacrest Studios

It’s not theory but fact when we say there is one thing that patient DJs here in Seacrest Studios at Children’s National Hospital love the most… and that is playing video games! They took this love to a whole new level when given the opportunity to meet a real-life gaming expert – the Game Theorist on YouTube, Matt Patrick aka MatPat.

Paul Cardall Performs and Donates Keyboards to Seacrest Studios

Dove Award – winning pianist Paul Cardall was born with half a heart, but his passion for kids at hospitals all over the country is full. During the months of November and December 2021, Paul joined seven individual studio teams to perform... gifting all a keyboard in conjunction with his visits! 

Atlanta Santa, T.I., Brings Patients Toys for Christmas

Seacrest Studios Atlanta welcomed actor, composer and producer, Tip “T.I.” Harris in one of our first in-person visits in 20 months! The “Atlanta Santa” arrived in 4 sleighs er, SUVs, chock full of toys for excited patients, who watched the visit socially distant style from outside the studio.

Nicole Maines Helps Patients Discover Superpowers Within

Nicole Maines’ electric personality shone through as she answered burning questions from our patient superheroes at Seacrest Studios around the country! An American actress best known for playing Supergirl in the hit TV show, Maines has been an advocate for transgender rights her whole life. She is the first actress to play a transgender superhero on television. 

Kickline Tips and Holiday Traditions with the Radio City Rockettes!

Hours between their performance on NBC’s Christmas Tree Lighting and a busy 3-show day in the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, Radio City Rockettes Katie Forss and Jessie Crouch took a break to virtually hang out with the patients and families at Seacrest Studios at Children’s National in Washington, D.C.

Lee Brice Surprises Patients From Tour Bus

He’s had eight #1 hits, racked up CMA and ACM Awards, and most recently, country music superstar, Lee Brice, added even more fans to his roster of followers when he called in to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN. 

Patients Score A Perfect Ten When Interviewing Simone Biles

Patients and families at Seacrest Studios across the country flipped out after getting to meet Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles. Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts in the world, called into Seacrest Studios at Children’s National in Washington, D.C. after recently concluding the Gold Over America gymnastics tour with her team. 

YouTube star, Mark Rober, collabs with Seacrest Studios!

From glitter bombs, and elephant toothpaste, to obstacle courses for squirrels, new friend to Seacrest Studios, Mark Rober, has done it all!  Mark made a special call to the very excited patients at four different Seacrest Studios across the country hosted by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. 

Sofia Wylie Shares Her Approach to Acting with Patients in DC

It felt like the start of something new when actress, singer, dancer and social media influencer Sofia Wylie spent a fall afternoon in Seacrest Studios. Sofia (who was given the name DJ Hey Hey It’s Sharpay) met patients and families at the Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. and Boston Children’s Hospital! 

Maddie Ziegler Dances Her Way Into Patient Hearts

Dreams became reality when dance star, Maddie Ziegler stopped by for a visit with Seacrest Studios. Patients from Children’s National Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Levine Children’s Hospital all joined in to meet her!

Ryan Seacrest Foundation and Gibson Gives Present: “The Nashville Sessions” with Jimmie Allen, Lauren Alaina and Jillian Jacqueline

Gibson Gives, the philanthropic arm of Gibson — the iconic American guitar brand — has teamed up with RSF for the next installment of The Nashville Sessions, a virtual concert series for children’s hospital patients across America. The virtual concert will be available at all 11 closed-circuit hospital networks for Seacrest Studios partner hospitals in September.

Ray Allen Inspires Fans in Seacrest Studios

Fans at Seacrest Studios across the country scored an opportunity to talk with NBA Hall of Famer, Ray Allen. Patients at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and OrlandoHealth Arnold Palmer tuned in to get the chance to hear from the NBA’s all-time leader in three-pointers.

Patients Travel to the Upside Down with Stranger Things Star, Gaten Matarazzo

Iconic Stranger Things actor, Gaten Matarazzo, took a break from fending off the “Mind Flayer” in the Upside Down to talk with some patients in Seacrest Studios across the country. Friends in Atlanta, Boston, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. tuned in to for the call meet this incredible actor and ask him all their burning questions. 

Seacrest Studios at CHOP Turns Double Digits!

Seacrest Studios at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia celebrated its 10th birthday on Thursday, July 15th! The celebration kicked off with live interviews from WWE stars Dana Brooke and Drew McIntyre, was followed by special rounds of Bingo and Guess That Song, and concluded with a surprise visit from Selena Gomez. 

14th Annual CHOP Prom: A “Virtual” Day to Remember!

The 14th Annual CHOP Prom, sponsored by the Joshua Kahan Fund, was a day to remember.  On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, decked out in costumes, gowns and suits, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) patients partied alongside their families, clinicians and the Child Life team right from the comfort of their own rooms.