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WQED-TV (channel 13, digital channel 38) is a PBS television station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Established April 1, 1954, it was the first community-sponsored television station in the United States. WQED also became the first station to telecast classes to elementary classrooms when Pittsburgh launched the Metropolitan School Service in 1955. WQED has produced many shows for PBS, such as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (which ran February 19, 1968 to August 31, 2001). PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... A television station is a type of radio station that broadcasts both audio and video to television receivers in a particular area. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 County Allegheny County Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... Mister Rogers Neighborhood was a childrens television show hosted by Fred Rogers which was produced by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania public broadcaster WQED-TV and Rogers not-for-profit production company Family Communications, Inc. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ...


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  • WQED.com (http://www.wqed.com)
Broadcast Television in Pittsburgh
KDKA 2 (CBS) - WTAE 4 (ABC) - WPXI 11 (NBC) - WQED 13 (PBS) - WQEX 16 (Ind)
WNPA 19 (UPN) - WCWB 22 (The WB) - WPCB 40 (Ind) - WPGH 53 (Fox)

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WQED (TV) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (125 words)
WQED (channel 13, digital channel 38) is a PBS television station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
WQED also became the first station to telecast classes to elementary classrooms when Pittsburgh launched the Metropolitan School Service in 1955.
WQED has produced many shows for PBS, such as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (which aired first run episodes from February 19, 1968 to August 31, 2001).
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