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Encyclopedia > PBS KIDS Sprout
PBS KIDS Sprout
Type Cable television channel and VOD service
Country United States
Availability    National
Owner Comcast
Sesame Workshop
HIT Entertainment
PBS
Key people Sandy Wax (president)
Launch date 2005
Past names (none)
Website www.sproutonline.org

PBS KIDS Sprout (sometimes referred to as PBS Sprout, KIDS Sprout, or just Sprout) is a US digital cable television channel, video-on-demand (VOD) service, and website providing PBS KIDS shows and original programming for preschoolers and their families. Sprout launched initially as a VOD service on April 4, 2005, and later as a cable and satellite channel on September 26, 2005. Sprout is co-owned by Comcast, Sesame Workshop, HIT Entertainment and PBS. Image File history File links PBSKIDSSprout. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video and clip content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ... Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest[1] cable television (CATV) company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Childrens Television Workshop (or CTW), is a non-profit organization behind the production of several educational childrens programs that have run on public broadcasting around the world (including PBS in the United States). ... The new HIT Entertainment logo, introduced in June 2006. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video and clip content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The PBS Kids Girl, Dot, and Boy, Dash, logo. ... Child picking up book. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest[1] cable television (CATV) company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Childrens Television Workshop (or CTW), is a non-profit organization behind the production of several educational childrens programs that have run on public broadcasting around the world (including PBS in the United States). ... The new HIT Entertainment logo, introduced in June 2006. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ...

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Programing

Current Programing

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Past Programing

  • Big Sister, Little Brother
  • Birthday Show (Moved to Sunny Side Up Show)
  • James the Cat

Big Sister, Little Brother is a 5-minute show that only airs on PBS Kids Sprout. ... Created by Kate Canning and produced by Jan Clayton with Grampian Television, James the Cat is a childrens series. ...

Personalities

This is a list from A-Z both old and new:

  • Banjo is a puupy who loves banjos and helps Miles host The Let's Go Show
  • Barney is a purple dinosaur who guest hosted the Thanksgiving marathon of 8 Barney episodes on PBS KIDS Sprout. Barney also hosted Barney's Friendship Day in August 2006 and called some sproutlets in November 22, 2007 while The Sunny Side Up Show for Thanksgiving.
  • Big Bird from Sesame Street guest hosted Sprout's Spring Surprise episodes in April 2006. He also sometimes comes to The Sunny Side Up Show.
  • Chicka is a chicken who sounds like a kazoo and hosts The Sunny Side Up Show with Kevin and Kelly beginning in September 26, 2007.
  • Coo lives in a sprout clock and is the host of Musical Mornings with Coo each weekday morning. She sings songs for each morning or sing about diffrent tasks beginning in September 26, 2007.
  • Kelly helps Kevin and Chicka host The Sunny Side Up Show beginning in September 26, 2007.
  • Kevin was the host of The Birthday Show, which featured birthday cards sent in by parents for their children and read birthday cards during shorter segments throughout the day until September 25, 2007 because in September 26, 2007 he hosted The Sunny Side Up Show with Chicka and Kelly instead but still shows birthday cards in The Sunny Side Up Show.
  • Leo is a gardner in The Good Night Show. When Melanie got fired he hosted The Good Night Show until finding Nina as host.
  • Miles is the host of the The Let's Go Show. Sometimes he comes to The Sunny Side Up Show.
  • Nina is the the second host of The Good Night Show. She is portrayed by Michele Lepe. She also comes to The Sunny Side Up Show but only sometimes.
  • Star helps Nina and Melanie host The Good Night Show and is a lovable and lively star-shaped puppet

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Trivia

  • Seasons 30 and 31 of Sesame Street air three times daily on PBS Kids Sprout. Select episodes also appear on video on demand services, with new episodes available roughly on a weekly basis.

Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video and clip content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ...

External Links


  Results from FactBites:
 
PBS Kids Channel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (567 words)
PBS KIDS, also known as PBS KIDS Channel, was an American television network produced by PBS founded in the late 1990s and targeted at children aged 3-10 years.
This lineup features PBS Kids programming targeted at somewhat older kids and preteens that used to air under the general PBS Kids umbrella, such as Arthur and Cyberchase.
PBS Kids Share a Story Talent Show - In May 2004 and September 2004, this program is about telling a story, singing a story, acting out a story, and drawing a story like this.
PBS Kids Sprout Channel comes to DIRECTV (294 words)
Accompanying the PBS KIDS Sprout linear channel on DIRECTV is PBS KIDS Sprout On Demand, a 50-hour Video On Demand service (including Spanish-language programming) - which has been available since April - and a safe, fun interactive website launching on September 26th at www.sproutletsgrow.com.
PBS KIDS Sprout On Demand is also available to Comcast cable customers.
PBS KIDS Sprout was developed by PBS, Comcast, and two of the world's premier content providers, Sesame Workshop and HIT Entertainment.
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