Sesame Street Weekdays at 7 am
SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including multiple Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents’ Choice Awards and an Action for Children’s Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show’s base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child — the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, “Elmo’s World,” which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.
Weekdays at 8:00 am
Since 1941, children have delighted in the (mis-)adventures of Curious George in the best-selling book series. Now, hot on the heels of his successful big screen debut, Curious George swings on to television.
Sid the Science Kid
Weekdays at 8:30 am
Sid the Science Kid uses comedy to celebrate children’s natural curiosity about science and explores their “Why?” questions in everyday life. It features the energetic and inquisitive five-year-old Sid, who tackles the ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go “bad”? Weekdays at 9 am
Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
Weekdays at 9 am & Saturdays at 7:30 in Spanish
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science in preschool-aged children. Based on Random House's best-selling Beginner Book collection "The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library™," the TV series and online resources are designed to cultivate positive views about science and scientists among the next generation—the children who will become tomorrow's citizens and innovators — and help teachers and families build communities of science explorers.
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Weekdays at 2 pm & Saturdays at 8 in Spanish
Based on the popular Scholastic book series by Norman Bridwell about the lovable oversized canine with his head in the clouds but four paws planted firmly on the ground, Clifford presents a larger-than-life view of the world. With his loving human, Emily Elizabeth, and dog pals, Cleo and T-Bone, Clifford inhabits a colorful island community, inviting viewers on a fun-filled journey through childhood, navigating the dips and curves along the way. CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG emphasizes good citizenship and the importance of community. Each episode concludes with a component of “Clifford’s Big Ideas” — 10 different attributes children learn to embrace — which leaves them with something to think about and practice in their lives.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Weekdays at 2:30 pm -
This is an animated series with live-action interstitials. Fred Rogers’ original Neighborhood of Make Believe is recreated in vibrant color and texture; his signature puppet Daniel Striped Tiger is transformed into a curious and playful four-year-old joined by his friends O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Katerina Kittycat and Miss Elaina.
Weekdays at 3:00 pm
A three-time Emmy Award-winner, this daily half-hour animated series, based on Marc Brown’s best-selling Arthur adventure books, shows how Arthur and his friends use effective, age-appropriate problem-solving skills. Each episode consists of two independent stories focusing on themes and events central to children’s lives. Whether facing down a bully, worrying about a new teacher or being the very last person on earth to lose his baby teeth, Arthur and his friends manage to solve their crises with imagination, kindness and a lot of humor. The series promotes literacy and is complemented by a comprehensive outreach campaign targeted to teachers, librarians, parents and daycare providers.
Weekdays at 3:30 pm
WORDGIRL, the new PBS KIDS GO! series from Scholastic Media and Soup2Nuts that chronicles the adventures of Becky Botsford, a mild-mannered fifth grader who, at the call of duty, transforms into WordGirl — caped crusader and definition dynamo, debuted as a series of on-air and online shorts in November 2006. The full half-hour animated series, featuring the voices of Tom Kenny ("SpongeBob SquarePants"), Chris Parnell ("Saturday Night Live") and veteran character actor Jeffrey Tambor.
The Electric Company
Weekdays at 4:00 pm
The Electric Company is a TV show, an online destination and a community outreach experience that offers 6-9 year old children a hip portal into the world of literacy. This reinvention of the classic 70's show continues its' predecessor's aim of being at the edge of cool by drawing on animation, comedic styles, hip music and celebrities of today. The backbone of the project remains literacy with a curriculum of vocabulary, phonics and comprehension of connected text.
Sid the Science Kid - (Spanish)
Saturdays at 7 am
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (Spanish)
Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Clifford the Big Red Dog (Spanish)
Saturdays at 8 am
Saturdays at 8:30 am
Saturdays at 9 am
ANGELINA BALLERINA is a little mouse who yearns to become a prima ballerina, and through her quest to learn dance, she meets many friends and has many adventures. British actress Finty Williams brings Angelina to life, and Finty's mother, Academy Award-winning actress Judi Dench, voices Miss Lilly, Angelina's mentor and dance instructor.
Thomas and Friends
Saturdays at 9:30 am
THOMAS AND FRIENDS is the timeless television series based on the much-loved books by Reverend W. Awdry. Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, the show follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine. Each half hour, shot in unique real-time live-action, features three separate stories, including two seven-minute adventures and one five-minute “classic” Thomas story. The stories focus on the seven original engines: Thomas, Edward, James, Gordon, Percy, Henry and Toby, plus Emily, the first female steam engine — all under the watchful eye of Sir Topham Hatt, the manager of the Sodor Railway. At the end of each program, the engines are “roll-called” in a musical finale featuring their very own team song. Thomas’s world is an idealized place with a strong community ethos typified by a universal willingness to embrace good manners, hard work and a desire to be “really useful.” The themes are reinforced by unique graphic and live-action interstitials and songs. The audience empathizes with the hopes, fears, aspirations, achievements and conflicts that the engines experience.
Bob the Builder
Saturdays at 10 am
BOB THE BUILDER is a stop frame, animated series aimed at preschoolers (two- to five-year olds). Each episode follows the adventures of Bob and his machines: Scoop the leader/digger, Muck the digger/dumper, Dizzy the cement mixer, Lofty the crane and Roley the steamroller. Bob's business partner, Wendy, and Pilchard the cat also help out in the builder's yard. Other characters include Farmer Pickles, his tractor, Travis, and the naughty scarecrow Spud — who is always up to mischief.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Saturdays at 10:30 am
Our old favorite, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, is moving from weekdays at 9 am to Saturdays at 10:30 am. This will be the last season for this beloved program, so be sure to watch it with your kids!
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