PBS DISTRIBUTION EXPANDS ITS LIBRARY OF
PBS KIDS SERIES IN SPANISH ON
PBS KIDS PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL THIS JANUARY
Arlington, VA – January 6, 2019 – PBS Distribution announced that new episodes from the Spanish-language versions of “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “Dinosaur Train,” and “SciGirls” will be streaming on the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel in January. In addition, two new series will join the Spanish-language library in January: “The Berenstain Bears” and “Peg + Cat.” These additions will expand the library to seven series and 100 episodes in Spanish.
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 also find full episodes of PBS KIDS series for free on PBS Stations, the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms, including pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS Video app.
The PBS KIDS programs joining the current Spanish-language lineup include “The Berenstain Bears” and “Peg + Cat.” “The Berenstain Bears Volumes 1 & 2” includes 10 episodes. The program follows a loveable family of bears including Mama and Papa Bear, who raise their cubs, Brother Bear and Sister Bear, and teach them about family, relationships and life lessons. “Peg + Cat Volume 1” contains 10 adventures that take them through worlds of infinite possibilities - from farms to purple planets, from 16th-century Verona to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, from a land of pirates to a prehistoric valley – demonstrating that math is everywhere.
Streaming Date: January 21, 2020
In addition, PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel will also add “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Volumes 2 – 4.” These volumes include 30 episodes where Daniel and his friends learn social skills necessary for school and life. “Dinosaur Train Volumes 2 & 3” includes 18 additional episodes. Viewers join Buddy and his adoptive Pteranodon family on voyages through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans. Also streaming in January, 10 episode from “SciGirls Volume 2.” Animated characters Izzie and Jake get into various jams that only real-life SciGirls can solve.
Other PBS KIDS programs streaming Spanish-language versions on PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel are “Caillou,” whose boundless imagination makes every experience a fun learning opportunity, and “Cyberchase,”which shows students how to apply their math skills to the real world.
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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