On most local stations, PBS KIDS shows are on TV in the morning – check TV Times to see what time your favorites air in your area.PBS KIDS content helps preschool and school aged children in each of the four key areas of childhood development – cognitive, social, emotional and physical.Series such as Sesame Street and Barney & Friends have proven their ability to positively impact children’s school readiness and have helped children develop core social emotional skills to better relate to and communicate with their peers.For school-age children, research conducted on Cyberchase demonstrates the series’ success in helping children strengthen their math skills, while studies conducted on Maya & Miguel have proven the series’ ability to help children develop positive attitudes towards ethnic diversity.
Each PBS station will determine whether they will carry the channel in their local market. PBS KIDS does not sponsor a national birthday club, however some of our PBS Member Stations have local kids’ clubs which broadcast birthday announcements on-air.
PBS is a nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 356 public television stations. The website has been combined with the overall PBS KIDS experience.
PBS KIDS remains committed to delivering high quality educational experiences for school-aged children.
Examples of multicast channels aired by public television stations include World Channel and Create, which features “how-to” series (cooking, home improvement, crafts and more).
The official launch date for the channel and live stream is Monday, January 16, 2017.