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List of programs broadcast by PBS

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The following is a list of programs currently or formerly distributed through the American PBS stations and other public television entities and its block PBS Kids.

Current programming

  • 1 Syndicated to public television stations by American Public Television.
  • 2 Syndicated to public television stations by the National Educational Telecommunications Association.
  • 3 Syndicated to public television stations by Executive Program Services.
  • 4 Syndicated to public television stations by WestLink.
  • 5 Running only on selected PBS stations.
  • 6 Running only on occasional events.
  • 7 Ended but still airing for reruns.

PBS

PBS Kids

For list of PBS Kids programs airing on the 24/7 channel, see List of programs broadcast by PBS Kids.

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood7 February 19, 1968
Sesame Street November 10, 1969
Arthur October 7, 1996
Cyberchase January 21, 2002
Curious George7 September 4, 2006
Dinosaur Train September 7, 2009
SciGirls5 February 11, 2010
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!7 September 6, 2010
Wild Kratts January 3, 2011
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood September 3, 2012
Peg + Cat7 October 7, 2013
Space Racers5 May 2, 2014 [4]
Odd Squad November 26, 2014
Nature Cat November 25, 2015 [5]
Mack & Moxy5 February 5, 2016
Ready Jet Go! February 15, 2016
Splash and Bubbles7 November 23, 2016 [6]
Pinkalicious & Peterrific February 19, 2018 [7]
Let's Go Luna! November 21, 2018 [8]
Molly of Denali July 15, 2019 [9]
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum November 11, 2019 [10]
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2019) December 7, 2019 [11]

Web series

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Oh Noah! September 17, 2012
Plum Landing April 22, 2014
Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius November 26, 2014 [12]
The Ruff Ruffman Show September 28, 2017 [13]
Scribbles and Ink December 16, 2019

Upcoming programming

PBS Kids

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Hero Elementary June 8, 2020 [14]
Elinor Wonders Why September 7, 2020
Donkey Hodie Winter 2021

Former programming

PBS

PBS Kids

PTV

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
3-2-1 Contact January 14, 1980 November 18, 1988
Square One Television January 26, 1987 November 6, 1992
Shining Time Station January 29, 1989 December 19, 1997
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? September 30, 1991 December 22, 1995
Lamb Chop's Play-Along January 13, 1992 September 22, 1995
Ghostwriter October 4, 1992 February 12, 1995
Storytime October 11, 1992 September 1, 1997
Pappyland May 25, 1993 August 22, 1997
Bill Nye the Science Guy September 10, 1993 June 20, 1998
The Magic School Bus September 10, 1994 December 6, 1997
Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? October 7, 1996 December 12, 1997
The Charlie Horse Music Pizza January 5, 1998 January 17, 1999
Blocks
Block title Launch date End date Source(s)
The Game October 7, 1996 September 6, 1999

PBS Kids

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Reading Rainbow June 6, 1983 August 28, 2009
Barney & Friends April 6, 1992 August 31, 2016
The Puzzle Place January 16, 1995 March 31, 2000
Plaza Sesamo April 3, 1995 August 31, 2016
Wishbone October 9, 1995 September 6, 2009
Kratts' Creatures June 3, 1996 September 1, 2000
Adventures from the Book of Virtues September 2, 1996 September 4, 2005
Tots TV October 7, 1996 September 1, 2002
Theodore Tugboat October 20, 1996
Wimzie's House October 1, 1997 August 31, 2001
Teletubbies April 6, 1998 August 29, 2008
Noddy September 1, 1998 September 2, 2002
Zoom January 4, 1999 September 2, 2007
Zoboomafoo January 25, 1999 February 1, 2009
Dragon Tales September 6, 1999 August 31, 2010
Between the Lions April 3, 2000 August 31, 2011
Caillou5 September 4, 2000
Clifford the Big Red Dog5
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 (individual)
September 5, 2004
September 15, 2003 (individual)
George Shrinks September 5, 2004
September 2, 2007 (individual)
Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse September 30, 2000 September 5, 2004
Jay Jay the Jet Plane June 11, 2001 May 31, 2009
Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series September 2, 2001 September 4, 2005
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat September 3, 2001 February 1, 2009
Dragonfly TV January 19, 2002 September 6, 2009
Angelina Ballerina May 4, 2002 November 20, 2016
Liberty's Kids September 2, 2002 October 10, 2004
The Berenstain Bears5 January 6, 2003 February 1, 2009
Boohbah April 14, 2003 August 31, 2008
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks September 7, 2003
Clifford's Puppy Days5 6 September 15, 2003
Thomas & Friends September 5, 2004 December 31, 2017
Postcards from Buster October 11, 2004 February 24, 2012
Maya & Miguel5 December 31, 2010
Bob the Builder January 1, 2005 December 31, 2011
Make Way for Noddy September 11, 2005 September 6, 2009
It's a Big Big World January 2, 2006 August 31, 2010
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman May 29, 2006 November 20, 2018
Franny's Feet July 8, 2006 September 6, 2009
Design Squad February 28, 2007 March 20, 2011
Super Why!5 September 3, 2007
WordGirl5
WordWorld5
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies September 8, 2007 September 6, 2009
Martha Speaks5 September 1, 2008
Sid the Science Kid5
Animalia January 5, 2008 September 6, 2009
Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures January 19, 2008 May 31, 2009
Lomax, the Hound of Music October 6, 2008 December 29, 2008
The Electric Company (2009) January 23, 2009 August 31, 2014
Bob the Builder (2015) November 12, 2015 November 20, 2018
Not distributed by PBS Kids
Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Newton's Apple October 15, 1983 October 31, 1999
Kidsongs1 April 4, 1994 October 24, 1998
The Huggabug Club January 2, 1995 July 28, 2000
The Eddie Files 1995 2000
Groundling Marsh1 October 1, 1995 November 28, 1997
The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon1 October 8, 1995 September 13, 1997
The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon November 4, 1995 December 27, 1997
Bloopy's Buddies 1996 1998
Katie and Orbie 1996 1997
The Reppies1 September 28, 1996 November 2, 1996
Adventures with Kanga Roddy 1998 2000
Hello Mrs. Cherrywinkle1 July 12, 1999 September 6, 2001
Ricky's Room 1999 2000
The Toy Castle1 6 January 3, 2000 December 26, 2003
The Dooley and Pals Show April 3, 2000 June 5, 2003
Mary Lou's Flip Flop Shop August 25, 2002 September 22, 2002
MythQuest 2002 2004
Real Wheels 2003
My Bedbugs1 March 1, 2004 November 2, 2005
The Shapies 2004 2006
Curiosity Quest2 5 July 16, 2004 July 27, 2015
Mustard Pancakes 2005 2007
Toopy and Binoo January 3, 2005 December 29, 2006
Auto-B-Good January 17, 2005 December 23, 2005
Ribert and Robert's Wonderworld1 September 4, 2005 November 30, 2008
Signing Time!1 January 1, 2006 January 19, 2008
Sheira & Loli's Dittydoodle Works1 April 22, 2006 February 22, 2009
The Saddle Club 2006 2012
SeeMore's Playhouse1 September 10, 2006 January 15, 2008
Miffy and Friends 2007 2009
Scientastic! 2010 2014
Bali1 5 September 12, 2010 February 23, 2014
Wild Animal Baby Explorers 2010 2014
Shalom Sesame October 5, 2010 October 11, 2011
Lost Treasure Hunt 2014
Roey's Paintbox 2014
Thomas Edison's Secret Lab 2015 2018
Ruby's Studio 2016
Bug Bites 2016
Blue Chip Kids 2017
Kid Stew 2018
Distributed by both PBS Kids and APT
Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
The Big Comfy Couch1 January 9, 1995 May 24, 2009
Redwall1 April 1, 2001 February 25, 2002
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo1 April 12, 2004 December 31, 2017
Danger Rangers1 September 5, 2005 December 26, 2006
The Zula Patrol1 5 June 18, 2010
Biz Kid$1 5 January 6, 2008 June 20, 2017
Raggs1 February 4, 2008 February 18, 2009
Wunderkind Little Amadeus1 5 September 7, 2008 March 1, 2009
Web series
Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Africa for Kids
Big Apple History
Chuck Vanderchuck
EekoWorld
Fizzy's Lunch Lab
It's My Life
KidsWorld Sports October 27, 2006 May 4, 2007
Space Race March 22, 2011 January 4, 2014 [16]
Wilson & Ditch: Digging America
Blocks
Block title Launch date End date Source(s)
PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch September 30, 2000 September 5, 2004
PBS Kids Go! October 11, 2004 October 7, 2013
PBS Kids Preschool Block September 4, 2006

Special programming

PBS

Title Initial broadcast date Source(s)
Wild Alaska Live July 29, 2017

PBS Kids

Title Initial broadcast date Source(s)
Arthur's Perfect Christmas6 November 23, 2000
Arthur, It's Only Rock 'n' Roll September 2, 2002
VeggieTales: The Star of Christmas December 23, 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
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
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
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
Let's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around the World December 10, 2018
Cyberchase: Space Waste Odyssey April 19, 2019
Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step June 17, 2019
Rhythm and Roots of Arthur January 20, 2020

See also

References

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  3. ^ "Lucky Chow: Season 1". kpbs.org. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Ramin Zahed (October 25, 2013). "'Space Racers' to Premiere on Public Television this Spring". Animation Magazine. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  5. ^ "New PBS Kids Series Nature Cat Will Premiere November 25, 2015". Public Broadcasting Service. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015.
  6. ^ Mercedes Milligan (May 21, 2016). "PBS KIDS Dates Premiere for Henson's 'Splash and Bubbles'". Animation Magazine. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "Pinkalicious & Peterrific is coming to PBS Kids next February!". Dandelionmoms.com. May 18, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  8. ^ Mercedes Milligan (July 31, 2017). "PBS KIDS Gets Refreshed 'Ruff Ruffman,' Joe Murray's 'Luna Around the World'". Animation Magazine. Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  9. ^ "PBS Kids orders animated series from Atomic Cartoons". Playback, May 9, 2018.
  10. ^ "PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering November 11, 2019". PBS. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  11. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (June 4, 2019). "Scholastic's New 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Launches in December". Animation Magazine.
  12. ^ "Ruff Ruffman". 15 May 2014.
  13. ^ PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series: THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW. "PBS.org". Accessed November 20, 2017.
  14. ^ "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.
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