PBS KIDS’ NEWEST SERIES, “XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM”, AVAILABLE TO STREAM ON PBS KIDS PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL ON NOVEMBER 15
Arlington, VA – November 7, 2019 – This November, PBS Distribution will release the brand new animated series, “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum,” on the PBS KIDS Amazon Prime Video Channel.
Young adventurers will get to go back in time to meet some of the world’s most inspiring historical figures – when they were kids – and learn about the character skills that helped shape their vision and lead to their success. This adventure comedy, based on the New York Times bestselling children’s book series, Ordinary People Change the World, debuts on the channel with thirteen episodes. In each episode, the adventurous Xavier Riddle, his unyielding little sister Yadina and their reluctantly determined friend Brad must turn to influential figures who assist the trio in solving modern and relatable problems, from learning to read and ride a bike to taking care of the planet.
The subscription rate for the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel is $4.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video Subscription. Every purchase supports public television for all.
Families can find full episodes of PBS KIDS series for free on their local PBS station, the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms, including pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS Video app.
Xavier Riddle and The Secret Museum Volumes 1-3
With Xavier, Yadina and Brad, along with his robot buddy Berby, kids will learn to recognize their own unlimited potential through heroes such as Susan B. Anthony, Jackie Robinson, Abraham Lincoln, Sacagewea and many others. In the episode, I am Helen Keller, Yadina is having trouble reading a book and becomes frustrated.
Streaming Date: November 15, 2019
Xavier takes his little sister to meet a young Helen Keller, who is also learning to read in her own way. In I am George Washington Carver, the trio brings a few smushed plants to George’s secret garden to learn how amazing plant life is and why everyone should take care of the Earth.
About PBS KIDS
PBS Kids, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available to more than 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen- and Webby Award-winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About PBS DISTRIBUTION
PBS Distribution, jointly owned by PBS and WGBH, is a leading distributor of public media content around the world. Distribution platforms include: direct-to-consumer subscription video-on-demand (DTC-SVOD) channels– PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS, and PBS LIVING – all on Amazon Prime Video Channels, with PBS LIVING also available on the Apple TV app, transactional video-on- demand (TVOD), subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) licensing, and physical products on DVD and Blu-ray. Other divisions of the company include: theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight and international licensing.
PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators over 4,000 programming hours of the highest quality factual, scripted and children’s programming, including films from producer Ken Burns, hit dramas from MASTERPIECE, entertaining and educational children’s series and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and many independent producers. For over 20 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations and producers. Follow PBS Distribution on Facebook and Twitter.
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