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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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 […]

"WordGirl" Season 3 Lands on September 13, 2010

Scholastic has announced that season 3 of WordGirl will premiere on PBS Kids Go! on September 13, 2010. The series follows the adventures of WordGirl (the costumed alter ego of mild-mannered 5th grader Becky Botsford), who uses her extraordinary vocabulary powers to defeat an array of bizarre villains who challenge her physical and verbal skills. […]

"Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" to Premiere on PBS Kids on Sept 6, 2010

PBS Kids and Random House are teaming to produce The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, a new animated series that uses Dr. Seuss’ classic character to help teach preschoolers (and his friends Sally and Nick) about natural sciences, like how bees make honey and why owls sleep during the day. Martin […]

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