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PBS Kids Announces Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

PBS KIDS has recently announced a new animated series titled Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, via the Television Critics Association Press Tour. It is still a long ways off, with the expected premiere penciled in for November 11, 2019. The series takes its cue from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos’ biographical kids’ book series, ...

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Is Arthur ending after 25 seasons?

Last June, Montreal-based studio Oasis Animation announced that it had received funding to produce seasons 22-25 of the beloved PBS Kids series Arthur. There are indications this was the aardvark’s final renewal. It all started in mid-November when actor Bruce Dinsmore, who’s voiced Binky and Arthur’s father since the very beginning, Tweeted out this message: 24 years is a good ...

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PBS Kids Launches Ready Jet Go! Xmas Special on Dec 11

This coming December 11, 2017, PBS Kids will be premiering Ready Jet Go!: Holidays in Boxwood Terrace, which will also be made available for streaming on pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS Video App starting on that date. Fans can also check it out via the 24/7 PBS Kids Channel. Ready Jet Go is a science and technology-themed kids’ series that uses vibrant CG animation and high energy music to take ...

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PBS KIDS to Premiere New Series Pinkalicious & Peterrific in 2018

During their recent PBS Annual Meeting, a new PBS KIDS animated series was announced: Pinkalicious & Peterrific, which has been slated for a February 19, 2018 debut on TV and digital platforms. The series is based on HarperCollins’ Pinkalicious series of kids books, and will be targeted towards children aged 3 to 5. WBGH Boston and its animation partner Sixteen South are currently in ...

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New Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Special Slated for May

This coming Monday, May 8, PBS KIDS will be giving preschoolers a treat as they premiere a new one hour special from the Emmy-nominated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Titled “Tiger Family Trip,” the new special is specifically produced for the summer vacation season and will focus on Daniel as he goes on his first big road trip in order to visit Grandpere. With the help and ...

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New Dinosaur Train Movie Heading to Disney Junior This Month

This coming February 20, PBS KIDS will be premiering an all-new, hour-long movie special for their hit series Dinosaur Train, titled “What’s at the Center of the Earth.” The movie is created by Craig Bartlett (Ready Jet Go!) and produced by The Jim Henson Company. True to the series, it will encourage preschoolers to apply scientific thinking as they discover new prehistoric species while ...

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PBS KIDS Launches 24/7 Channel for the US

PBS Kids has just launched as the first ever nationwide 24-hour kid-targeted channel in the US, provided by member stations across the region on TV and through live streaming on digital platforms. This gives children and caregivers more freedom when it comes to accessing PBS’ rich library of educational content. The launch was announced by PBS President & CEO Paula A. Kerger at the ...

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New Wild Kratts Movie Coming to PBS Kids

This coming November 23, PBS stations nationwide will be premiering a new Wild Kratts movie titled Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep. The movie will be the latest from intrepid explorers of the natural world, real life brothers Martin and Chris Kratt. Produced by the brothers’ own company, Kratt Brothers Company, Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep will feature the 2D animated counterparts of ...

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Second and Third Season of Nature Cat to Premiere on 2017

According to Spiffy Pictures, PBS KIDS has given the greenlight to the 2nd and 3rd seasons of Nature Cat. The educational animated series comprises 35 new 30-minute episodes and 2 original 1-hour long specials, with the second season launching in fall 2017. Since its launch in November 2015, the series has reached almost 34 million TV viewers and with the average of 13.5 million streams each ...

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Ready Jet Go! Now Ready For The Second Season

PBS Kids’ science series Ready Jet Go! is now ready for its second season. Aside from the 24 new episodes for the television series premiered in February, the Wind Dander Films production house has announced that Ready Jet Go! is going to have a 1-hour special as well as a collection of new apps and online games that are in the works for 2017. The series is created by Craig Bartlett (Dinosaur ...

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Wild Kratts 5th Season Production Underway

9 Story Media Group and the Kratt Brothers Company have recently started production on the fifth season of the animated action-edutainment series Wild Kratts, which is airing in the US via PBS KIDS and TVO, and via Knowledge Network in Canada.The fifth season is slated for a 2017 release and will consist of 20 new episodes. The new season will bring the total episode count of the series to 138. ...

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Nature Cat’s Hour-Long Special Starts Monday

Nature Cat Special from PBS Kids debuts on January 18, Monday. The hour-long special that is packed with ‘a-ha’ discovery moments will feature 4 all-new 11-minute adventures that promote children from 3-8 to go outside their homes and explore their environment while learning different scientific issues along the way. Guardians and parents will have a great time as well because of the special ...

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