Fred Rogers Productions
|Founded||February 6, 1971|
|Family Communications, Inc. (1971–2010) |
The Fred Rogers Company (2010–2018)
Fred Rogers Productions is an American non-profit organization specializing in children's programming for public television in the United States. The organization was started by Fred Rogers and was renamed in his honor to The Fred Rogers Company after his death. Under a previous name, Family Communications, Inc., the organization produced its flagship program, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
In the early 2010s, The Fred Rogers Company began producing new programming, including:
- Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, an animated conceptual sequel to Neighborhood starring the young families of characters introduced in the former show's Neighborhood of Make-Believe segments.
- Peg + Cat, an animated show based on the picture book The Chicken Problem, which introduces concepts of math and problem-solving to young viewers.
- Odd Squad, a live-action show which focused on math and problem-solving and targets a somewhat older audience than Peg + Cat.
- The company's next production Donkey Hodie is slated to roll out on PBS Kids on May 3, 2021, in association with Spiffy Pictures.