List of programs broadcast by PBS Kids

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The following is a list of programs that are currently airing or have formerly aired on the PBS Kids 24/7 channel (the original channel and its revival).

Current programming[change | change source]

  • 1 Running only on occasional events.
  • 2 Ended but still airing for reruns.
  • 3 Co-distributed by Amazon Video.
  • 4 Premieres moved to HBO in 2016 and HBO Max in 2020.
  • 5 Premieres moved to Universal Kids in 2016.
  • 6 Premieres moved to Peacock in 2020.
  • 7 Also a Amazon original series.

Original programming[change | change source]

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Arthur2 3 September 6, 1999
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000)2 September 4, 2000
Cyberchase3 January 21, 2002
Clifford's Puppy Days1 2 September 15, 2003
Sesame Street4 January 16, 2017
Super Why!2 3
WordGirl2 3
WordWorld2 3
Sid the Science Kid2 3
Dinosaur Train2 3
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!2 3
Wild Kratts3
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood3
Peg + Cat2 3
Odd Squad3
Nature Cat3 [1]
Ready Jet Go!2 3
Splash and Bubbles2 3 [2]
Pinkalicious & Peterrific3 February 19, 2018 [3]
Martha Speaks2 3 November 21, 2018
Let's Go Luna!3 [4]
Molly of Denali3 July 15, 2019 [5]
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum3 November 11, 2019 [6]
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2019)2 7 December 7, 2019 [7]
Hero Elementary3 June 1, 2020 [8]
Elinor Wonders Why3 September 7, 2020
Curious George6 October 5, 2020
Donkey Hodie May 3, 2021
Alma's Way October 4, 2021 [9]

Web series[change | change source]

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Space Race January 16, 2017 [10]
Oh Noah!
Plum Landing
Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius [11]
The Ruff Ruffman Show September 28, 2017 [12]
Scribbles and Ink December 16, 2019
Team Hamster December 28, 2020
Elinor Wonders Why's That's So Interesting! May 3, 2021
Jelly, Ben and Pogo October 4, 2021

Blocks[change | change source]

Title Premiere date Source(s)
PBS Kids Family Night April 21, 2017

Upcoming programming[change | change source]

Original programming[change | change source]

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Rosie's Rules October 3, 2022 [13]
Work It Out Wombats! February 6, 2023 [14]
Sadie's Great Big World7 Spring 2023
Mashopolis Fall 2023 [15]
Time Warp Trio2 TBA [16]
Liza Loops [14]
Unspeakable's Playroom [14]
Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band [17]

Former programming[change | change source]

Original programming[change | change source]

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood3 September 6, 1999 March 2, 2018
Reading Rainbow3 September 26, 2005
The Kidsongs Television Show
Barney & Friends3
Wishbone August 31, 2001
Kratts' Creatures3 September 1, 2000
Adventures from the Book of Virtues September 4, 2005
Theodore Tugboat September 1, 2002
Wimzie's House August 31, 2001
Noddy June 10, 2001 [18]
Teletubbies3 September 26, 2005
Zoom
Zoboomafoo2
Dragon Tales
Between the Lions April 3, 2000
Caillou September 4, 2000 December 27, 2020
Corduroy September 30, 2000 October 28, 2001
Elliot Moose
Timothy Goes to School September 5, 2004
Seven Little Monsters September 30, 2000
January 6, 2003 September 15, 2003
George Shrinks September 30, 2000 September 5, 2004
January 6, 2003 September 26, 2005
Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse September 30, 2000 September 5, 2004
Jay Jay the Jet Plane June 11, 2001 September 26, 2005
Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series September 2, 2001 September 4, 2005
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat September 3, 2001 September 26, 2005
Dragonfly TV January 19, 2002
Angelina Ballerina May 4, 2002
Liberty's Kids3 September 2, 2002 October 10, 2004
The Berenstain Bears3 January 3, 2003 September 26, 2005
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks3 September 7, 2003
Boohbah January 19, 2004
Thomas & Friends3 September 5, 2004 December 31, 2017
Postcards from Buster3 October 11, 2004 September 26, 2005
Maya & Miguel
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman January 16, 2017 November 20, 2018
Bob the Builder (2015)3 December 31, 2017
Esme & Roy August 30, 2019 June 27, 2021 [19]

Programming from American Public Television[change | change source]

Distributed by both PBS Kids and APT[change | change source]

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo3 January 1, 2018 December 26, 2021

Blocks[change | change source]

Block title Launch date End date Source(s)
PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch September 30, 2000 September 5, 2004
PBS Kids Go! October 11, 2004 September 26, 2005

Programming not on the channel[change | change source]

The following programs listed below air only on the PBS Kids block on PBS, and have yet to air on the channel.

Title Premiere date Source(s)
The Puzzle Place January 16, 1995
Plaza Sesamo April 3, 1995
Tots TV October 7, 1996
Bob the Builder January 1, 2005
Make Way for Noddy July 2, 2005
It's a Big Big World January 2, 2006
Franny's Feet July 8, 2006
Design Squad3 February 28, 2007
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies September 8, 2007
Animalia January 5, 2008
Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures January 19, 2008
Lomax, the Hound of Music October 6, 2008
The Electric Company January 23, 2009
SciGirls February 11, 2010
Space Racers5 May 2, 2014
Mack & Moxy February 5, 2016

Special programming[change | change source]

Programs with marked with an asterisk (*) indicates that it has also aired on the Family Night weekend primetime block.

Past and Present[change | change source]

Title Initial broadcast date Source(s)
Arthur's Perfect Christmas6* November 23, 2000
Arthur, It's Only Rock 'n' Roll September 2, 2002
Arthur's Missing Pal August 18, 2007
Curious George (Movie) November 23, 2011
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
WordGirl: The Rise of Miss Power* February 20, 2012
Sid the Science Kid: The Movie* March 25, 2013
Curious George Swings Into Spring April 22, 2013
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest* October 28, 2013
The Cyberchase Movie April 15, 2014
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle* August 17, 2015
Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas* November 25, 2015
Odd Squad: The Movie* August 1, 2016
Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea* November 23, 2016
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Tiger Family Trip* May 8, 2017
Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7* August 14, 2017
Arthur: D.W. and the Beastly Birthday* May 29, 2017
Wild Kratts Alaska: Hero's Journey* July 24, 2017
Wild Alaska Live* July 29, 2017
Arthur and the Haunted Tree House* October 23, 2017
The Gruffalo* December 1, 2017
The Gruffalo's Child*
Stick Man*
Room on the Broom*
Odd Squad: World Turned Odd* January 15, 2018
Nature Cat: The Return of Bad Dog Bart* July 16, 2018
Let's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around the World* December 10, 2018
Odd Squad: Odds and Ends* January 21, 2019
The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special* March 25, 2019
Cyberchase: Space Waste Odyssey* April 19, 2019
Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step* June 17, 2019
Pinkalicious and Peterrific: A Pinkaperfect Birthday* August 5, 2019
Nature Cat: A Nature Carol* November 29, 2019
Rhythm and Roots of Arthur* January 20, 2020
Odd Squad: Odd Beginnings* February 17, 2020
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President* March 16, 2020
Wild Kratts: Amazin' Amazon Adventure* April 20, 2020
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special* July 13, 2020
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Won't You Sing Along with Me?* August 17, 2020
PBS Kids Talk About: Race and Racism* October 9, 2020
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special* November 13, 2020
An Arthur Thanksgiving* November 16, 2020
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving* November 22, 2020
A Charlie Brown Christmas* December 13, 2020
Pinkalicious and Peterrific: Cupid Calls It Quits* February 8, 2021
Molly of Denali: Molly and the Great One* June 7, 2021
Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs* July 12, 2021
Arthur's First Day* September 6, 2021
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown* October 24, 2021
See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special* November 25, 2021
Hero Elementary: A Heroes Christmas* December 3, 2021
Sesame Street: The Monster at the End of This Story* March 7, 2022
Elinor Wonders Why: A Wonderful Journey* April 18, 2022
Let's Go Luna!: Deep Sea Luna* May 2, 2022
Curious George 4: Royal Monkey* July 1, 2022
Curious George 5: Go West Go Wild* July 1, 2022
Spirit Untamed August 26, 2022
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown* January 1, 2023
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown* February 19, 2023
It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown* April 16, 2023

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New PBS Kids Series Nature Cat Will Premiere November 25, 2015". Public Broadcasting Service. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015.
  2. Mercedes Milligan (May 21, 2016). "PBS KIDS Dates Premiere for Henson's 'Splash and Bubbles'". Animation Magazine. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  3. "Pinkalicious & Peterrific is coming to PBS Kids next February!". Dandelionmoms.com. May 18, 2017. Archived from the original on June 16, 2018. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  4. Mercedes Milligan (July 31, 2017). "PBS KIDS Gets Refreshed 'Ruff Ruffman,' Joe Murray's 'Luna Around the World'". Animation Magazine. Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  5. "PBS Kids orders animated series from Atomic Cartoons". Playback, May 9, 2018.
  6. "PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering November 11, 2019". PBS. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  7. Milligan, Mercedes (June 4, 2019). "Scholastic's New 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Launches in December". Animation Magazine.
  8. "PBS KIDS Announces New Series HERO ELEMENTARY, Premiering Summer 2020 | PBS About". PBS KIDS Announces New Series HERO ELEMENTARY, Premiering Summer 2020 | PBS About. Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  9. Alexandra Del Rosario (December 3, 2020). "'Alma's Way': PBS Kids Announces New Animated Series From Sonia Manzano & Fred Rogers Productions". Deadline. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  10. Business Wire (March 22, 2011). "SPACE RACE Animated Web Series Ready for Lift Off". Business Wire. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
  11. "Ruff Ruffman". 15 May 2014.
  12. PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series: THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW. "PBS.org". Accessed November 20, 2017.
  13. "PBS KIDS to Introduce New Series, ROSIE'S RULES, Premiering Fall 2022".
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 "CPB and PBS Awarded Ready To Learn Grant from the U.S. Department of Education" (Press release). Corporation for Public Broadcasting. October 7, 2020.
  15. "Department of Education Funds TPT's New Project 'Mashopolis'". Twin Cities Public Television. September 30, 2020.
  16. https://pbsinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/PBS-International-Kids-Catalog.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  17. "Newbery Medal Winner Kwame Alexander Partners with GBH Kids on New Children's Animated Series". WGBH.org. 2021-07-14.
  18. "PBS Kids Channel: What's On TV". PBS. Archived from the original on 2002-11-06. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  19. "Schedule Changes to PBS Kids this Month". witf.org. 2019-07-09. Archived from the original on 2019-07-12. Retrieved 2019-07-12.