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Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

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For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win 5 Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received two awards for Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards.

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PBS KIDS Premieres New One-Hour DINOSAUR TRAIN Special, Monday, February 20

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Created by Craig Bartlett (READY JET GO!) and produced by The Jim Henson Company, DINOSAUR TRAIN encourages kids ages 3-6 to apply scientific thinking as they discover new types of dinosaur species, and to embrace the living sciences of paleontology and natural science.

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PBS and Stations Launch 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel, Expanding Access to the #1 Children's Educational Media Brand on TV and Digital Platforms

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Tomorrow PBS, the nation’s most trusted provider of educational media for children, will launch the first-ever national 24/7 PBS KIDS channel, provided by member stations across the country on TV and via live streaming on digital platforms.

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PBS KIDS Premieres SPLASH AND BUBBLES “One Big Ocean” Movie, January 16

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PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills

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Dive Into a Deep-Sea Adventure with a New WILD KRATTS Movie Premiering November 23 on PBS KIDS

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This Thanksgiving week, PBS KIDS is diving into the deep sea with the premiere of a new movie from everyone’s favorite adventure-seeking brothers, the Wild Kratts. WILD KRATTS: CREATURES OF THE DEEP SEA will premiere on Wednesday, November 23, on PBS member stations (check local listings), followed by the world premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest series, SPLASH AND BUBBLES.

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market Unveil Exclusive Holiday Toy Line

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market’s multi-year partnership continues this holiday season with a new exclusive toy line, including Aurora® plush animals and PlanToys® wooden toys.

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PBS KIDS Launches First Tablet Featuring Educational Content and Parental Controls

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PBS KIDS, a leader in connected learning for children, today announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Halloween Programming, Multiplatform Content and Educator Resources

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Themed programing will air and stream throughout the month, including the premiere of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN! on Friday, October 28.

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PBS Names Dawn Ciccone Vice President of Brand Licensing

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PBS has promoted Dawn Ciccone to Vice President of Brand Licensing. Ciccone will continue to develop and manage multi-faceted brand licensing and e-commerce initiatives that support the mission of PBS and its nearly 350 member stations.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Episodes of PEG + CAT, Guest Starring Misty Copeland and Sandra Oh

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New One-Hour Special, “THE PEG + CAT MYSTERY HOUR,” and New Episodes with Special Guest Stars Begin Rolling out October 3 on PBS KIDS

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off the School Year with New Episodes of DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD and Resources for Parents and Teachers

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As another school year quickly approaches, PBS KIDS’ popular series DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD is premiering new episodes to help kids gear up for the fall. On September 5th, the Emmy Award-nominated preschool show from The Fred Rogers Company kicks off a week of new episodes that focus specifically on school-readiness strategies.

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Amazon Prime Video Is now the Exclusive Premium Subscription Streaming Home for Family-Favorite PBS KIDS Series

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Amazon and PBS Distribution today announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription streaming home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series.

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New PBS KIDS “Measure Up!” App Encourages Kids and Parents to Play and Learn Together

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Today, PBS KIDS debuted a new, free app designed to help kids build math skills and empower parents to support their learning. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, PBS KIDS Measure Up! focuses on building kids’ measurement skills through a combination of games, videos and activities from popular PBS KIDS’ series.

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Fan-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD Debuts First-Ever Movie This Summer on PBS KIDS

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On Monday, June 20, PBS KIDS will premiere a new season of the hit series ODD SQUAD with a one-hour special, followed by additional episode debuts throughout the week. Following the ODD SQUAD premiere week in June, guest stars Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) and Hannah Simone (New Girl) bring their comedic talents to the PBS KIDS summer event of the season, ODD SQUAD: The Movie, which debuts August 1.

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