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Donkey Hodie and Purple Panda in front of Panda's spaceship

Behind the Scenes of the New Children's Puppet Show 'Donkey Hodie'

Daniel Hautzinger

“Everybody’s trying to do a lot of what Donkey does: be resilient and persevere through these very challenging times,” says an executive producer of Donkey Hodie, which was made by veterans of Sesame Street, Nature Cat, and Cyberchase in a WTTW studio.
Donkey Hodie, Purple Panda, and Bob Dog. Image: Courtesy Fred Rogers Productions

A Sneak Peek at the New PBS KIDS Show 'Donkey Hodie'

Daniel Hautzinger

A new puppet series inspired by Mister Rogers is coming soon to WTTW and PBS KIDS, featuring both new and reimagined characters and songs from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.  
Mister Rogers Neighborhood. Photo: Fred Rogers Company

Neighborhood Knowledge: How Well Do You Know Mister Rogers?

Daniel Hautzinger

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood made its national debut 50 years ago - how much do you know about the beloved show and its extraordinary host?
Fred Rogers on WTTW's Chicago Tonight in 1985.

From the Archive: Mister Rogers

Daniel Hautzinger

In 1985, Mister Rogers appeared on Chicago Tonight to discuss 30 years on television and offer some wisdom in his characteristic thoughtful manner.
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