Posts Tagged ‘PBS Kids’

PR: "WordGirl" Takes on Bullying in New Special Guest Starring Jane Lynch on PBS Kids Go!

by Ed Liuon January 5, 2012
EMMY AWARD-WINNING WORDGIRL® TAKES ON BULLYING IN NEW SPECIAL GUEST STARRING JANE LYNCH ON PBS KIDS GO! ® “The Rise of Miss Power” features an intergalactic visitor who misuses the power of words NEW YORK – January 5, 2012 – Scholastic Media’s Emmy Award®-winning animated series WordGirl ® explores the power of words to help […]

PR: Scholastic Announces Special Two-Part Holiday Episode of "WordGirl" on PBS KIDS GO! on Dec 16, 2011

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2011
SCHOLASTIC ANNOUNCES SPECIAL TWO-PART HOLIDAY EPISODE OF WORDGIRL® ON PBS KIDS GO!® “A World Without WordGirl” Airs December 16 Offers a Take on “It’s a Wonderful Life” New York – November 21, 2011 – Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy ® […]

NYCC2011: "Wahoo! Magic School Bus": An Event For The Kids

by darkdetectiveon October 17, 2011
The kids didn’t have to stay home today! Wahoo! Magic School Bus was an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved children’s series I’m sure many readers have fond memories of. An actress who looked and sounded terribly like Ms. Frizzle got on stage as copies of The Magic School Bus and the […]

PR: Scholastic Media on TV October 2011 Highlights

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2011
SCHOLASTIC MEDIA ON TV October 2011 Highlights This award-winning animated science adventure series starring Lily Tomlin as Ms. Frizzle is one of television’s longest-running children’s science series. In it, Ms. Frizzle and her class take cliff-hanging science adventures straight into the human body, to the center of the earth, even to outer space. When you’re […]

PBS Announces New Series Based on Mr. Rogers’ Daniel Tiger

by Ed Liuon August 4, 2011
PBS has announced Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a new animated series inspired by the iconic TV show Mister Rogers Neighborhood and starring the Neighborhood of Make Believe’s Daniel Tiger as a 4-year old cub. The series is set to premiere on PBS Kids in Fall 2012, along with games, activities, and resources for parents and teachers […]

PR: "WordGirl" Features Special "Ludicriously Literate Library Week" July 11-15, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 28, 2011
SCHOLASTIC’S AWARD-WINNING WORDGIRL SERIES FEATURES SPECIAL WEEK LONG PROGRAMMING EVENT ON PBS KIDS GO TO SUPPORT SUMMER READING Vocabulary heroine celebrates her love of books July 11-15 with “WordGirl’s Ludicrously Literate Library Week” New York – June 8 – Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced […]

PR: "Martha Speaks" Shows Impressive Impact in Helping Children Learn New Vocabulary

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2011
PBS KIDS Series Martha Speaks Shows Impressive Impact in Helping Children Learn New Vocabulary Across On-Air and Mobile Platforms BOSTON (May 31, 2011) — Three independent studies report that the highly rated PBS KIDS series Martha Speaks is an effective tool across platforms (broadcast and mobile devices) in increasing young children’s vocabulary. The studies noted […]

Kratt Brothers on Getting Animated for "Wild Kratts"

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2011
The Star-Ledger‘s Inside Jersey magazine has profiled Chris and Martin Kratt, naturalist siblings who have been on TV since 1996 and who are now animated for a new show on PBS Kids titled Wild Kratts. The article follows their TV careers through their first show Kratts’ Creatures, which was followed by the Emmy-winning Zoboomafoo and […]

More "Dinosaur Train" Coming in 2011

by Maxie Zeuson September 10, 2010
Dinosaur Train will get a second season of 26 11-minute episodes, Animation Magazine reports. New episodes of the Jim Henson-produced series are expected to begin airing in the fall of 2011 on PBS Kids.

"Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" Launch Events on Labor Day Weekend

by Ed Liuon August 31, 2010
Several launch events will be held at family-friendly science locations nationwide to mark the upcoming debut of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on PBS Kids. Screening launch events will be held in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, San Diego, and Washington DC. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot […]