Coming January 16: WVPB PBS KIDS Channel and Live Stream!

New WVPB PBS KIDS channel and live stream on digital platforms!

For generations, WVPB has offered a steady stream of engaging, educational PBS Kids programming that sparks kids’ imaginations and fosters a life-long love of learning. The new WVPB PBS Kids channel builds on that mission, providing an essential service for children, parents, and teachers, alike.

Our new, free 24/7 services are designed to meet the needs of today’s kids and provide learning opportunities for every child, especially those at risk, whenever and wherever they access media. 


Where to watch

  • To access the WVPB PBS KIDS channel live stream, viewers will be able to watch through pbskids.org and on the PBS KIDS video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices, tablets and over-the-top platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One and Chromecast. The live stream complements on-demand clips and full episodes, which will continue to be available for free on the PBS KIDS Video App and streaming via pbskids.org.
  • The WVPB PBS KIDS channel will be available over the air (see our listings)
  • For our cable and satellite viewers, the channel line-ups are still being determined, here’s what we know so far:
Location Provider Channel #
Bluefield Comcast 136
Chester Comcast 203
Clarion, PA Comcast 198
Flushing, OH Comcast 203
Hancock, MD Comcast 196
Huntington Comcast 136
Keyser Comcast 186
Martinsburg Comcast 196
Morgantown Comcast 196
St Clairsville, OH Comcast 203
Taylor County Comcast 197
Weirton Comcast 203
Wheeling Comcast 203

 If your cable provider is not listed, call and ask them to air the free WVPB PBS Kids channel. 

Check back soon for more info!


FAQS

Q: What shows will be included? Will all PBS KIDS shows be a part of the new WVPB PBS Kids service?

A: The WVPB PBS KIDS channel will include popular favorites such as: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Odd Squad, Wild Kratts and Dinosaur Train; the new series Nature Cat, and Ready Jet Go!; and Splash and Bubbles, which will premiere November 23, 2016. The full schedule will be available soon!

Q: Will content premiere on the new WVPB PBS KIDS channel at the same time it premieres on the primary PBS station?

A: The WVPB PBS KIDS services will have a different schedule than our primary channel, offering families a variety of options.

Q: Are there going to be new shows?

A: As PBS KIDS airs new programming, those shows will also be made available on the WVPB PBS KIDS channel.

Q: Are you going to have programs for older kids on the new WVPB PBS KIDS channel?

A: PBS KIDS content is designed for children ages 2-8; the same will apply to the new WPPB PBS KIDS channel.

Q: Will all of the shows on the new WVPB PBS KIDS channel be available in closed captioned?

A: All content will be closed-captioned.