New Kids’ TV Show Emerges From The Mister Rogers Universe

NEW YORK (AP) — Mister Rogers’ neighborhood is expanding. In rare welcome news of sprawl, PBS Kids is releasing a new puppet-led series called “Donkey Hodie,” inspired from characters in the original Fred Rogers TV show. “Every part of it seems to be infused with joy and heart and humor,” says Adam Rudman, who co-created […]

Alaska Native Girl Leads Animated Kids TV Show

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting their world to a general audience with “Molly of Denali,” the nation’s first-ever children’s […]

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KUED Adds 24/7 PBS Kids Channel

PBS Kids 24/7 On-Air, Online Channel Launches

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a round-the-clock children’s channel that will be available on member stations and digital platforms. The free PBS Kids channel starting Monday is aimed at youngsters who are 2 to 6 and their families with educational programming including “Nature Cat” and “Bob the Builder,” PBS said. The network called […]

Amazon Prime In PBS Kids Programming Deal

Underscoring the increasing value of children’s programming to video streaming services, Amazon Prime has struck a multi-year deal to offer PBS Kids programming to its subscribers.

Amazon Nabs SVOD Rights To PBS Kids Shows

PBS Introduces iPad App For Children

The app will give children with iPads free access to more than 1,000 videos from top PBS Kids and PBS Kids Go! series, PBS says.

PBS Launches SUPER WHY, Its First Android App

PBS today launched the SUPER WHY App for Android, its first application for the Android platform. The SUPER WHY App, designed to help children build critical literacy skills through immersive and entertaining storybook adventures, is based on the award-winning hit preschool series from Out of the Blue Enterprises. The app, which debuted on other mobile […]