Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes is a multi-award winning series and is currently in its fourth season. This series shines a bright light on everyday people selflessly sharing their positive attitudes towards society and life by doing good deeds and making positive choices.

The show is based in part on three Chicken Soup for the Soul books created with The Boniuk Foundation: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be the Best You Can Be, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Create Your Best Future, and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Great Kids. The stories in these books were specifically selected to promote kindness and encourage compassion. Each episode of Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes reveals the widespread goodwill in the world by showing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion, and commitment to others. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes has won two Parent’s Choice Awards, three Telly Awards, and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy award.
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Our viral video special: Norbert the therapy dog, disabled veteran Arthur, the amazing Claire Wineland, sharks, geese, beatboxing and a hidden camera! 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A man who teaches kids to dance their way to success; a sanctuary for farm animals; a brave woman facing death with a full heart; clowns who cheer up those in need. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A boy and his bone marrow donor; young men celebrating their honorary father; a true mother of invention; a woman who won’t give up on her disabled dog. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A group who helps us share our secret;, abandoned city residents reclaim their power; a deaf ballerina choreographs;  millennials discover what ‘”old” really means. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A homeless teenage artist; a fisherman healing the ocean; a swimmer who receives the gift of life; a sidewalk chalk artist with a message of hope. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A woman faces death by celebrating life; scientists work to save the coral reefs; a gender-neutral hero shares perspective, and kids go to the woods for the first time. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A veteran who treats PTSD with farming; kids learn through the power of music, and a dancer in a wheelchair; an inspirational animation and fashion for the blind. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A sick young woman inspires millions; a “bra fairy” is there for homeless women; skateboards save the planet; and a random act of kindness rewards a military family. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

People who follow their dreams, whether it be designing shoes, wrestling for girls, through ice cream or pizza, or a teen inventor learning from the trees. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A trainer sees the inner athlete in everyone; a school security officer gets a big surprise; an unlikely environmentalist; a family who adopts nine special needs kids.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Clowns Without Borders; a man who makes tiny homes for the homeless; Prince EA delivering words of wisdom, and middle schoolers with a plan to save the planet.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Today a devastated family supports kids around the world, an urban trickster teaches love, a playwright helps at-risk teens thrive, and the world’s cutest therapy dog, Norbert. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Dynamic duos who are changing the world; a Sikh and a former neo-Nazi; a slacker dad and a 6-year-old; two very different puppeteers, and kittens for the elderly. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A farm where abused animals get a second chance; a gas station that acts as the new Ellis Island; a champion runner with no legs; a comedian with a cause. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A hero who uses dance to heal his community; a couple who saves lives with water; a young woman striving for a cleaner Hawaii; a hidden camera and the best road trip ever. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A 109-year-old who still hears the music in life; a disabled vet who heals himself; a kid scientist, a Native American Seed Keeper, and a man who flies with the birds. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Three friends help their inner-city schools through meditation; the Bee Girl works to save the honey bee; a feisty 98-year-old, and a unique car wash employs those with autism. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Labrador retriever looks after a boy with diabetes; An after-school program for underserved youth with hearing loss; A young girl reinvents the wheel for greater mobility.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A school at the zoo connecting children with wildlife; Embracing differences in others through music; A family business creating jobs in the Bronx.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Transporting animals hundreds of miles to save lives; College students discuss love and community; Student-athletes demonstrate the meaning of teamwork.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Shelter dogs become companion canines; Free books for at-risk children; Improving lives with the gift of wheels.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Seattle zoo teaching citizen scientists how to protect the habitat; The future of affordable textbooks for college students; Hurricane heroes from Houston.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Michigan animal shelter doing its part to end pet homelessness, a man providing bicycles for kids in need, and a scientist rebuilding coral reefs in the Florida Keys.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A teacher gives the gift of a lifetime to a young girl, a unique afterschool program that helps kids in Detroit hit the books, and a man spreading happiness with music and a smi

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A unique animal sanctuary for forgotten and abandoned dogs, a micro-community helping skilled artisans to become entrepreneurs, and a professional artist inspires others with le

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A not-for-profit pet store helping pets find loving homes, an after-school program for underserved youth with hearing loss, and senior women inspiring others with their joy for

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Students and researchers seek out the mysterious salamander of the great lakes, a getaway destination designed for veterans and their families, and a community of cooks feed the

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Finding sheltered dogs and cats loving homes, a young girl reinvents the wheel for greater mobility, and reuniting veterans with their K-9 companion.  

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

An adoption house for senior dogs, a mobile medical clinic brings the doctors to the patients, and a man spreading happiness with music and a smile.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A woman that uses mini-horses to encourage kids, adaptive athletes go for gold, and a teenager inventor strives to solve the world’s water crisis.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Long Island animal shelter hosts an event to find all animals a loving home, veteran movie mentors work with inspiring young filmmakers, and an energetic mother is the fabric

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Labrador retriever looks after a boy with diabetes, a unique afterschool program that helps kids in Detroit hit the books, and protecting oceans by farming shrimp the city.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A teacher gives the gift of a lifetime to a young girl, inspiring at-risk youth through music and dance, and a destination that teaches city kids about the wonders of nature. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

An animal rescue team saves lives after a hurricane, a growing family with endless love, and an aspiring dancer fueled by willpower gets to the bright lights of Broadway.  

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A woman revitalizes her neglected neighborhood, a blind man teaches others to navigate the RTA, and an animal shelter where kids read to cats.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

An after-school mentor program for kids at the Chicago Zoo, a boy responds to bullying with generosity, and a father and son use soccer to inspire kids in Africa.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A program to save and rehabilitate African penguins, a college student saves a woman’s life, and college students debate the topic of love.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A rescue dog helps heal hearts, college students feed the homeless, and ridding our oceans of pollution.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A high school coach changes a player’s life, physical therapy on horseback, and a woman’s mission to empower at-risk youth through art.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A woman turns her neglected neighborhood into a thriving community, a therapy dog reunites with a 9-year-old girl, and college students try to connect with others without speaki

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A woman provides aged out foster youth with new homes, Nyle DiMarco helps deaf children gain equal language access in school and a 10-year-old gives out bracelets with messages

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A community rallies to get a service dog for a boy in need, siblings help the homeless earn a living selling art, and a man mentors students through basketball to become leaders

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A high school club fundraises to build schools in developing countries, a young entrepreneur uses his passion for fashion to send kids to summer camp, and kids with special need

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A decorated soldier’s companionship with his incredible dog, a proud dad’s imagination brings joy to his children, and college students discuss the meaning of kindness.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Kids with special needs learn to surf, a mentoring maestro teaching life lessons to youth through classical music, and an elementary school educating at-risk kids.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Pilots who transport rescue animals to new homes, a woman who uses ocean science to empower kids and a food pantry that caters to people with allergies. 

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A deaf football coach leads his players to victory, an animal shelter gets rewarded for its hard work and a program that helps kids improve their literacy skills.

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A bullied cheerleader uses her voice to take a stand and a trip to the grocery store that leads to a lifelong friendship. 

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A teenager’s creations fund education for girls in impoverished countries. A blind man teaches others with disabilities to navigate the RTA.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A supper club run by at-risk youth. An animal shelter where kids read to cats. A man who brings mobility to disabled kids.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A young boy with play date on the other side of the world. A 9-year-old helps homeless women in her hometown. An afterschool program for boys that builds confidence.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A girl in a wheelchair teaches others how to dance. A veterinarian who saves animals after a natural disaster. A volunteer mission to Mexico that gives the gift of a smile.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

TV Anchor Shaun Robinson mentors leaders of tomorrow. A dog-loving collegiate helps train service dogs for people with disabilities. An inspirational story of giving back.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Large breed dogs help protect autistic children.  A young man sends used eyeglasses to impoverished students.  A teenager invents a unique drinking cup to help her ailing grandf

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A high school club fundraises to build schools in Nicaragua.  A 9-year-old helps homeless women in her hometown.  An inspiring summer camp for kids and adults with disabilities.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A disabled therapy dog heals on wheels.  The inspiring journey of a deaf choreographer. A high-schooler grows fresh produce for the homeless.  

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet.  A teenager who brightens the lives of kids in need one pack at a time, a young boy with play date on the other side of the world, and a social e

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet.  A teenager who brightens the lives of kids in need one pack at a time, a young boy with play date on the other side of the world, and a social e

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A Colorado elementary school that stands up to bullies, a pre-teen on a mission to slam ALS, and a man who restarts his life after conquering a video game addiction.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

A bullied cheerleader uses her voice to take a stand, a young entrepreneur uses his passion for fashion to send kids to summer camp, and a soup kitchen helps the homeless dine w

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s popular book series, we go undercover to find a Hidden Hero who will console our “bullied teen” when his basketball teammates won’t give

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

This week we revisit some of the season’s best stories which were all inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes. Hidden cameras capture good deeds performed by heroes in action. Hosted by Brooke Burke.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

This week we revisit some of the season’s best stories which were all inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we send in hidden cameras to see if a very young chef

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul best-selling book series, kids tell us first hand about their experiences with bullies and how to handle them.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, a young man faces his fear of heights by flying through the air on a trapeze; We send in our Hidden Heroes team with a b

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we set up hidden cameras to find out if a hero will come to a little girl’s rescue when teen sitters become “selfie”obse

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Music superstars from the band Big Time Rush, Kendall Schmidt and Dustin Belt, go incognito to surprise a group of deserving super fans in Times Square by singing some of their

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we set parents and kids up in a game show that reveals how well they really know each other; Father and daughter team up

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we meet a group of young people who send hundreds of unwanted bikes half way around the world; A group of school kids learn

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we send in our hidden cameras to see if these young job seekers will lend a hand before they get the gig; Will a Hidden

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we set up hidden cameras to serve up the surprise of a lifetime to a well-deserving middle school teacher; With hidden c

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, children tell their parents what they really want for their birthday, and it’s not found in any store; We meet a Hallway

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we watch as a son takes on his Dad’s grueling job for the day, and learns a new appreciation for his parent’s hard work.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by incredible true stories from the Chicken Soup for the Soul best-selling book series, our Hidden Heroes team sets up a mission with “daring teen boys” who try to conv

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul best-selling book series, a talented young male ballet dancer is surprised by one of Broadway’s best dancers who shares his wisdom and

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s popular book series, celebrity and animal rights advocate Beth Stern rescues a blind and aging dog from a “puppy mill” operation and find

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s popular book series, our team goes undercover to find a hidden hero who will confront a group of teenage litterbugs; With hidden cameras

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we send in hidden cameras to see who will help overloaded legal aides get to court on time; Can a restaurant full of din

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by amazing stories from the Chicken Soup for the Soul best-selling book series, our hidden cameras roll as a young mother convinces passers-by to help her carry a strol

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we sit down over a meal and find out what really feeds a family, but it’s not on the dinner plate; Meet a young girl who

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we send in hidden cameras to see if a kind stranger will help a senior struggling with new technology; Can a hidden hero

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

This week we revisit some of the season’s best stories which were all inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we send in hidden cameras to see if a very young chef can inspire a room full of first time adult cooks; Hidden Heroes g

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

This week we revisit some of the season’s best stories which were all inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series.

Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes

Inspired by the Chicken Soup for the Soul’s book series, we go undercover to give an extra incentive to aspiring Broadway singers; We meet a young boy born with a physical disab