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Proposed deletion[edit]

This seems very US-centric. Quite a few these aren't even made in America. It doesn't seem appropriate to have this on the Teletubbies article, for instance. And Sesame Street has been aired in just about every country in the world, as far as I'm aware. Any chance this template could be narrowed to just include the programmes that are actually made by PBS? Flowerparty 18:51, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

I've nominated it for deletion. Please add any comments to the discussion. Flowerparty 02:00, 28 May 2006 (UTC)

Template is broken[edit]

The template is broken, as you can see by my addition of text inside the noinclude tags and where it shows up. Night Gyr 17:19, 19 June 2006 (UTC)

Fixed. --Jtalledo (talk) 02:01, 10 July 2006 (UTC)


Rainbow Fish etc.[edit]

  • Rainbow Fish is a PBS show.
  • Can we merge the Miss Lori and Hopper shows like PBS KIDS GO and RAGDOLL to a different part.
  • Cyberchase is a PBS KIDS GO show.
  • Roise and Jim is a RAGDOLL show.
  • Look at the PBS KIDS page for other shows that belong here. (talk) 22:38, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Rainbow Fish has never aired on pbs. It aired on HBO Family. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:08, 24 May 2008 (UTC)
  • Can Miss Lori and Hooper use Playhouse Disney — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:16, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
  • PB&Jotter on Disney


Currently this does not categories articles, but rather it includes links to a couple of categories. Should it categorize the articles? davidwr/(talk)/(contribs)/(e-mail) 06:11, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

...shows created by and funded by local PBS affiliates.[edit]

There is no such thing as a "local PBS affiliate". Broadcast stations normally fall into three classes:

  • Affiliate stations are independent in ownership - the station doesn't own the network; the network provides programming but doesn't own the station. The vast majority of small/medium-sized US commercial stations fit this model.
  • Owned-and-operated stations are owned by the networks, typically in the largest markets (such as WCBS in New York)
  • PBS member stations reverse this model; the network is owned collectively by the PBS stations. As such, station and network are not independent of each other in ownership as an "affiliate station" and network would be.

The term "PBS affiliate" should therefore be replaced with "PBS station". -- (talk) 17:28, 25 February 2009 (UTC)


The template colors should be changed to titlestyle = background:green, groupstyle = background:green. (talk) 21:31, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 20:05, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

I think they're already in there.  fetchcomms 20:47, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

Removed information[edit]

I've just removed a lot of information that that was added to a request that was previously completed.[1] To the IP adding this information, there is no point modifying a previously completed request, regardless of whether it was fulfilled or denied or, as was the case here, the requested information was already included in the template. You need to make a new request, stating explicitly what you want changed, and not simply duplicate or modify an existing request. --AussieLegend (talk) 00:37, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 1 April 2010[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 23:01, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Please detail a "change this to that" request.  fetchcomms 23:28, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 10 April 2010[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 14:19, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Not done: Please include a request with a 'please change X to Y' level of detail and reliable sources for any factual change. Thanks, Celestra (talk) 14:29, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 13 April 2010[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 00:56, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Already Yes check.svg Done. MC10 (TCGBL) 02:40, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 28 April 2010[edit]


...List removed... (talk) 22:45, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

...empty edit request removed...

Not done: Please make your request in a 'please change X to Y' level of detail. Please stop dumping a list here and expecting someone else to determine how your list is different than the list in the current template. That behavior is disruptive. Celestra (talk) 14:16, 29 April 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 17 May 2010[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 20:34, 17 May 2010 (UTC)

Tell us what needs to be changed. fetch·comms 20:55, 17 May 2010 (UTC)

Edit request from, 25 May 2010[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}} (talk) 23:15, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Not done: please be more specific about what needs to be changed.--mono 00:30, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
For the record, is an IP account with a long history of vandalism to this and other related articles. TheRealFennShysa (talk) 15:52, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

New Episodes[edit]

This template needs to be redesigned so as to show which programs are making new episodes (Arthur, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, etc.) and which programs are permanently ended (Dragon Tales, Clifford the Big Red Dog, etc.) --Noah¢s (Talk) 01:37, 16 July 2010 (UTC) ITV raj


ZOOM is no longer airing on any local PBS station or PBS Kids Sprout, and therefore, should have the asterisk (which states that ZOOM does air on a majority of PBS stations or on Sprout) removed. While there is no single "live" reference for this statement (There was once a statement from ZOOM's website in the Z-mail section that proves this, but it's gone as it is updated weekly, removing all previous versions. Believe me, I already checked the Wayback Machine, only goes up to August 1, 2008, but it was posted in mid-2009.), it can be observed by looking at a variety of PBS stations' websites and viewing their schedule. Wizoomer95 (talk) 06:17, 26 November 2010 (UTC)

Fates of Big And Small & Lingo show[edit]

By extensive resaerch on the PBS website, I have found that "Lomax" is not showing on a huge majority of PBS-affiliated stations, nor on PBS Sprout. It may have been cancelled since it was aired orginally on December of 2008, but it is still seen on the PBS Kids website. For "It's a Big Big World", the series IS cancelled as there is no longer an active link on the PBS Kids website; in addition, the page having the show says that it is cancelled. This is just to give info on the fate of the shows and to update the template. Excelsior30 (talk) 22:04, 14 April 2011 (UTC)


I have making Fishtronaut come to PBS Kids for one reason; Fishtronaut will return TBA 2011. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:17, 31 August 2011 (UTC)

Edit request from, 17 September 2011[edit]

{{Navbox | name PBS Kids shows | title PBS Kids shows | group1 = Current shows

| list1 =

Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps

Barney & Friends

Bob the Builder


The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That

Curious George (TV series)

Dinosaur Train

Dragon Tales Coming to Jan. 2 2012

Franny's Feet

Lomax, The Hound of Music

Lazy Town

Make Way for Noddy

Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies

Martha Speaks (TV series)


Sesame Street

Super Why!

Sid the Science Kid

Teletubbies Coming to Jan. 2 2012

Thomas and Friends

Toopy and Binoo

| group2 = PBS Kids Go!

| list2 =

Arthur (TV series)

Cyberchase Leaving in 2012

The Electric Company (2009 TV series)

FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman Leaving in 2013

Postcards from Buster


Wild Kratts

| group3 = See also

| list3 +

PBS network shows Education television

Edit request from , 26 October 2011[edit]

Does star away. (talk) 15:54, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

Not done: please be more specific about what needs to be changed. — Bility (talk) 17:46, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

Edit request on 7 January 2012[edit] (talk) 20:59, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

Blank request Skier Dude (talk) 01:20, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

Edit request on 25 February 2013[edit]

There's a minor error for Cyberchase. Looking at the source, it looks like it's just missing a single quote at the end of the line. As it appears now, it looks like the show is called "Cyberchase'" (talk) 20:45, 25 February 2013 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Thanks for catching the mistake. Camyoung54 talk 21:05, 25 February 2013 (UTC)

Add Peg + Cat to the list of current PBS Kids shows. (talk) 02:20, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

Done Jackmcbarn (talk) 02:08, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 22 November 2014[edit] (talk) 18:13, 22 November 2014 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: as you have not requested a change.
If you want to suggest a change, please request this in the form "Please replace XXX with YYY" or "Please add ZZZ between PPP and QQQ".
Please explain the reasons you want the change made, and if relevant, also cite reliable sources to back up your request. - Arjayay (talk) 18:26, 22 November 2014 (UTC)

Edit request on 23 May 2016[edit]

Commented out

Edit request on 30 July 2016[edit]

Commented out

Edit request on 30 July 2016[edit]

Commented out

Erequest on 10 August 2016[edit]

edit (talk) 21:07, 10 August 2016 (UTC)

Commented out

Edit request on 16 August 2016[edit]


Commented out

Semi-protected edit request on 21 September 2016[edit]

The list of PBS Kids programs is slightly incorrect; in April 2016, The Fred Rogers Company said they have discontinued production of "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" and "Odd Squad"; also, WGBH discontinued production of "Martha Speaks" back in 2014. "The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That" has also been out of production since 2014, and "Super Why" has been gone from production in even longer, since 2011. That would be great if you could make these changes. Thanks. (talk) 00:11, 21 September 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done  Paine  u/c 23:28, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
Try again - I know of no source that Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood has been discontinued from production and I don't think it's likely. When I Googled it, the only "source" I could find was here. Because of that, I plan to double-check the other corrections requested there as well. And next time, please request a source before making such edits. ProfessorTofty (talk) 19:28, 29 September 2016 (UTC)
After further examination, I have restored The Cat in the Hat as well. ProfessorTofty (talk) 21:09, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
Undone: This request has been undone. Please provide reliable sources that support the changes you want to be made. And you're correct, ProfessorTofty, and I have only an "excuse" rather than a "good" reason. The backlog for these requests has been heavy lately, yet I see that even a check of the above IPs talk page would set off an alarm. Just tryin' to get it done, so I'm thankful that you and others keep watch!  Paine  u/c 16:13, 4 October 2016 (UTC)
Not a problem - it happens to all of us sometimes. Glad it's sorted out now. ProfessorTofty (talk) 03:16, 6 October 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 October 2016[edit] (talk) 17:34, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 December 2016[edit]

Partly done: There is no point in adding Toopy and Binno in the Template, as it doesnot have its own article. regards, DRAGON BOOSTER 15:04, 18 December 2016 (UTC).

Semi-protected edit request on 22 December 2016[edit]

yellow tickY Partly done Bail → The link leads to the article about temporary release of a suspect. Next time please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format, do not just give the list. regards, DRAGON BOOSTER 10:07, 23 December 2016 (UTC).

Making edit requests[edit]

If you have an edit request to make for this template, please describe the changes. Don't just post a list of shows or your proposed version of the template without any explanation. Thanks. Trivialist (talk) 02:52, 24 December 2016 (UTC)