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Thursday, September 19th, 2013

 

Coming Soon…PBS KIDS Scheduling Changes!

 

The PBS KIDS' schedule changes Monday, October 7th, 2013 on WTVP-HD 47.1.

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- “Peg + Cat” is a new math-based series geared towards preschoolers. -

A new series, a new look, and a new schedule…PBS KIDS is poised for some changes! Get ready to meet new friends—and meet up with old favorites at new times. Mark your calendars for Monday, October 7th for the fun to begin.

Introducing…Peg + Cat
That’s “Peg Plus Cat”… a delightful new math-based series geared towards preschoolers. This animated series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills. The series launches Monday, October 7th at 8:00am with back-to-back episodes and continues weekday mornings from 8:00am-8:30am, and weekend mornings from 7:00am-7:30am.

 

 

SNEEK PEEK…The New Schedule (changes in red)
PBS KIDS Schedule Effective October 7, 2013

Mondays-Fridays
   5:30 a.m.   Martha Speaks (formerly Wild Kratts)
   6:00 a.m.   Arthur
   6:30 a.m.   Wild Kratts (formerly Martha Speaks)
   7:00 a.m.   Curious George
   7:30 a.m.   The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That
   8:00 a.m.   Peg + Cat new series! (formerly Super Why!)
   8:30 a.m.   Dinosaur Train
   9:00 a.m.   Sesame Street
  10:00 a.m.   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
  10:30 a.m.   Super Why! (formerly Sid the Science Kid)
  11:00 a.m.   Caillou

   2:30 p.m.   The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That (formerly Curious George)
   3:00 p.m.   Curious George (formerly Arthur)
   3:30 p.m.   Arthur (formerly WordGirl)
   4:00 p.m.   WordGirl (formerly Wild Kratts)
   4:30 p.m.   Wild Kratts (formerly Electric Company)
   5:00 p.m.   Martha Speaks

 

Saturdays
   5:00 a.m.   Barney & Friends (formerly Bob the Builder)
   5:30 a.m.   Angelina Ballerina (formerly Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood)
   6:00 a.m.   Curious George
   6:30 a.m.   The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That
   7:00 a.m.   Peg + Cat (formerly Super Why!)
   7:30 a.m.   Dinosaur Train
   8:00 a.m.   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (formerly Thomas & Friends)
   8:30 a.m.   Super Why! (formerly Angelina Ballerina)

 

Sundays
   5:00 a.m.   Sesame Street
   6:00 a.m.   Curious George
   6:30 a.m.   The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That
   7:00 a.m.   Peg + Cat (formerly Super Why!)
   7:30 a.m.   Dinosaur Train
   8:00 a.m.   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
   8:30 a.m.   Super Why! (formerly Sid the Science Kid)
   9:00 a.m.   Sid the Science Kid (formerly Martha Speaks)
   9:30 a.m.   Wild Kratts (formerly Arthur)
  10:00 a.m.   Arthur (formerly Wild Kratts)
  10:30 a.m.   Martha Speaks (formerly WordGirl)
  11:00 a.m.   WordGirl (formerly Cyberchase)

Be sure to look for Sid, everyone’s favorite science kid, on Sundays at 9 a.m. And, although they are dropping out of the local on-air schedule, there’s plenty of online content for Electric Company, Cyberchase, Bob the Builder and Thomas & Friends. Log on to pbskids.org to connect with these old friends.

 

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For further information contact Linda Miller, WTVP Vice President of Programming, at (309) 495-0591 or linda.miller@wtvp.org

 


 

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