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Not to be confused with PBS Kids Go! Universal Kids, formerly known as Sprout Channel and PBS Kids Sprout. 1999 and 2005, and the current version which was launched in January 2017. The framework for PBS Kids was established as part of PBS’s “Ready to Learn” initiative, a project intended to facilitate access of early childhood educational programming to underprivileged children. Several of the interstitial shorts, along with some of the station identification sequences that were shown during the block, continued to be used by some PBS member stations after PTV aired for the last time on September 5, 1999.
On September 6, 1999, PBS launched the PBS Kids brand in several areas including its daytime Ready to Learn Service, PBS Online web pages for kids, and a home video label. Children’s programming on the PBS network was then given unified branding. On September 30, 2000, the Bookworm Bunch programming block was introduced as PBS Kids’ Saturday morning block. On May 8, 2013, PBS Kids programming was added to the Roku streaming player. Cat, PBS Kids received another graphic redesign and the PBS Kids Go!
The block is counter programmed from the network, thus the same show would not be shown at the same time on the network and block. This section needs additional citations for verification. Saturday morning block consisting of six animated series produced by Nelvana Limited. PBS Kids is an American digital broadcast and online television network operated by the Public Broadcasting Service.
On September 6, 1999, PBS launched the PBS Kids Channel in several markets, in conjunction with the introduction of the PBS Kids brand to provide a unified branding for the service’s children’s programming offerings. With these providers limited to offering one such service per programmer, PBS had put forth PBS Kids as a prospective channel to fulfill this mandate. In the aftermath of DirecTV’s decision not to renew its funding agreement with the channel, which ended in the third quarter of 2005, PBS decided to shut down the network on September 26 of that year. PBS relaunched children’s network, PBS Kids, on January 16, 2017. Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting, Inc. Lawrence Valley Educational TV Council, Inc.
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