Playlist PBS Kids
'Arthur' Is Ending After 25 Years With the Characters Grown UpDaniel Hautzinger
January 19, 2022
After 25 years on air, Arthur is coming to close with a finale that reveals the characters grown up and the future that awaits them, the culmination of a marathon of all 250+ episodes that have aired over the years on the longest-running kids' animated TV series.
'Sesame Street' Is Debuting an Asian American MuppetDaniel Hautzinger
November 15, 2021
The seven-year-old Korean American Muppet Ji-Young, who will officially debut on Thanksgiving, is Sesame Street's first Asian American Muppet.
A New PBS Kids Series from a Veteran of 'Sesame Street'Daniel Hautzinger
October 4, 2021
Sonia Manzano, who broke ground as one of the first Latino characters on national television by playing Maria on Sesame Street, is the creator of a new PBS Kids show produced by Fred Rogers Productions that focuses on a young girl's adventures in the Bronx.
Behind the Scenes of the New Children's Puppet Show 'Donkey Hodie'Daniel Hautzinger
April 29, 2021
“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.
A Sneak Peek at the New PBS KIDS Show 'Donkey Hodie'Daniel Hautzinger
March 2, 2021
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.
Michelle Obama Joins PBS KIDS For Weekly Story TimesDaniel Hautzinger
April 20, 2020
Beginning April 20, Michelle Obama will join PBS KIDS to read a children's book live on Facebook and YouTube in order to encourage reading while children are at home, in Mondays with Michelle Obama.
PBS KIDS Helps Encourage Healthy Habits in KidsDaniel Hautzinger
April 1, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown can be difficult for parents and scary for children. PBS KIDS has a series of fun videos to teach kids healthy habits, featuring Daniel Tiger, Sid the Science Kid, and more!
What It's Like to Be the Executive Producer of PBS KIDS ShowsDaniel Hautzinger
March 26, 2020
A second season of Pinkalicious & Peterrific launches March 30, along with new games. Dorothea Gillima, the executive producer of the series as well as of Molly of Denali, discusses what her job entails and how the shows can keep kids occupied and learning while schools are closed.
10 Games and Activities to Keep the Kids BusyMeredith Francis
March 16, 2020
As schools close in Illinois and around the country and many people are hunkered down or working from home, we are looking for educational and entertaining things to do! PBS KIDS has games that will help keep your little ones occupied.
A New PBS KIDS Series Inspired by Characters From Mister Rogers Is ComingDaniel Hautzinger
January 10, 2020
A new PBS KIDS show filmed at WTTW brings together Fred Rogers Productions and Spiffy Pictures, the team behind Nature Cat, and takes place in the land of Someplace Else from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Now Playing at a Courthouse Downtown: PBS KIDS' "Arthur"Daniel Hautzinger
December 10, 2019
An episode of Arthur will play in a new playroom for the children of families attending naturalization ceremonies to become U.S. citizens at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse downtown.
Clifford Makes His Big Return to PBS KIDSMeredith Francis
December 6, 2019
Clifford the Big Red Dog and his pal Emily Elizabeth are returning to PBS KIDS for more larger-than-life adventures with new animation, songs, and more.
A New PBS Show That Lets Kids Learn from the Example of Historical HeroesDaniel Hautzinger
November 7, 2019
In Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, the main characters meet historical figures as children and learn from the values that they model to help surmount their own issues. “We all have these qualities that these historical figures had," says the illustrator behind the series.
'Sesame Street' Brings Back Classic Characters, Songs, and Guests for a 50th Anniversary SpecialDaniel Hautzinger
October 28, 2019
Next month, Sesame Street launches its 50th season with a grand celebration hosted by Joseph Gordon Levitt that features classic segments and songs, old cast members and puppeteers, and celebrities from Whoopi Goldberg to Itzhak Perlman.
There's a New Girl Scouts Patch Featuring Nature CatDaniel Hautzinger
July 18, 2019
The Nature Cat Explorer Patch encourages Girl Scouts to explore nature, learn about animals, adopt environmentally friendly practices, and more, all through fun activities inspired by the PBS Kids show.
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