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Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk! (#205) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. But Ant doesn't like milk! Or so he thinks...

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 1:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Lost Letter L/Catch That C! (#124) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference. Catch that C! - While Pig and Ant are making cookies, their bag of letter C's gets away from them, sending the WordFriends on a wild goose chase all over WordWorld to catch that C! The bad news is that the letter C is in big demand that day. But the good news is that Pig and Ant have a lot of WordFriends who want to help them out!

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 1:30pm

Get Set for "Et"/Duck Plays The Piano (#206) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Get Set For "ET" - While sky-writing in his jet, Duck accidentally makes a cloud DRAGON! Thinking it's a real dragon, Duck and the bugs set out to "catch" the dragon and "save" WordWorld. But how do you catch something made from clouds? Duck Plays the Piano - When Bug, Bee and Fly keep interrupting Duck's piano lesson, Duck learns that some things are worth waiting for. He also learns that when a word has lots of sounds in it, you can build it sound by sound.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth (#207) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. But there's just one problem-he can't fall asleep! With the help of his good friend Duck and the letter P, Shark finally finds just the word he needs to help him fall asleep.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Duck at Bat/You Can Never Have Too Many Oo's (#208) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Duck At Bat - Duck loses the letter B to his baseball bat just before the big game is supposed to start. He tries to build other words to hit the ball--MAT, HAT-but soon learns that you need the right letter with the right sound to build the right word...and hit a homer! You Can Never Have Too Many OO's - When the two letter O's in Monkey's roof blow away in the wind, it's up to Duck to hunt down the /oo/ sound and fix the roof before it rains. With Kangaroo's help, Duck saves the day...and learns you can never have too many "oo"s.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion (#209) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Best Nest - It's Duck's turn at show and tell at school, and he wants to bring the thing he loves the best: his nest! But when the nest breaks apart into letters, will Duck be able to retrieve them all in time? Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word 'family'.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a ..." so that Bug can sleep.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Totally Terrific Duck - Totally Terrific Duck - Bear is going to paint everyone's picture today, and Duck wants to look "totally terrific" for his portrait. Not to worry! Frog and Sheep help him build a tie, top hat and tutu - because if you want to look totally terrific you need the letter T. A tie, top hat and tutu? Now that's one totally, totally, TOTALLY terrific looking Duck! A Star is Born - Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word "star," Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees. With a little word building, Sheep and Ant solve Duck's problem, and soon a "star" is born.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball (#212) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark! (#214) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. When Duck introduces his new friend "Sh-ark" to the gang, Duck learns a lesson about the /sh/ sound, while everyone else discovers that acceptance is an important part of friendship.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Kite Flight/Hide and Seek (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him. Luckily for the WordFriends, Kangaroo comes along just in time to help. Will her knowledge about the letter K rescue Frog and get them all home safely? Hide and Seek - The WordFriends play a game of Hide and Seek where they have to hide behind WordThings that end in "ake." The bugs build a RAKE, and Pig builds a CAKE. But Shark is so big that it's always hard for him to find a good hiding place. Time is running out! What "ake" word is just right for Shark to build?

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue (#303) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot (#304) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Think in the Rink - Duck and Dog want to join Sheep and Frog in their ice skating show. Although Frog warns Duck and Dog to be careful as they practice, the enthusiastic duo gets carried away and carelessly break the ice skating rink. Will Duck and Dog think up a good solution to the problem before the show begins? X Marks the Spot - Duck must search high and low for his letter X that has gone missing. His good pal Shark accompanies him. Duck hears the letter X everywhere he goes, but why can't he find it? And why does Shark have a stomachache? Both mysteries are solved when Frog builds an X-ray to look inside Shark's stomach.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise (#305) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag. By adding one word to another, the WordFriends learn how to make a car, boat and bike go faster. Sandbox Surprise - Duck and Dog become curious about compound words when they discover the word "sandbox" is made of two words. How many words can they pull apart in WordWorld before chaos breaks loose?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog (#125) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree. Duck thinks this will be the perfect present for Frog, and tries to lasso one out of the sky for him. Try as he might, Duck is unable to catch a star for Frog, and cries himself to sleep. But while he sleeps, someone leaves him a wonderful present: the letters S-T-A-R... A Christmas Present for Dog - It's Christmas morning, and all the WordFriends are excited by the presents Santa has brought for them! Pig has a sled, Bear has a doll and Ant has a cookie. But not all the letters for Dog's present came down his chimney. All he has is a B-A-L. Bear gets filled with the Christmas spirit and makes a sacrifice to ensure Dog's Christmas will be merry!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog! (#101) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up. Happy Birthday, Dog! - It's Dog's birthday and all his friends are planning a surprise party. There's just one problem - they need a cake! Frog must get to the party safely without Dog finding out.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep (#102) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. Sheep learns to have confidence in herself and saves the day!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Rocket to the Moon/The Birds (#103) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion (#104) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie! Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word "family".

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball (#105) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. When Duck introduces his new friend "S-hark" to the gang, Duck learns a lesson about the /sh/ sound, while everyone else discovers that acceptance is an important part of friendship. Dog Wants to Play Ball: Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pies, Pies, Pies!: When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in Word World, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises. Fortunately, he also learns about the letter S and how it can make words plural. Waterlogged: Frog must stay with Pig when his Log sinks, but Frog soon wears out his welcome by being a bad houseguest. After some silly mishaps, Pig and Frog finally come to an understanding - about how important it is to see things from a friend's perspective.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Snug As A Bug/Nightlight (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a ..." so that Bug can sleep. Nightlight: The rest of Word World is trying to sleep, but Bear is keeping everyone awake with her all-night racket. When her friends try to get her to go to sleep, they soon realize that Bear is afraid of the dark.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time. After a long night of fun games his friends calm his anxiety by building him a soft, fluffy nest. One Hat Fits All - Sheep, while practicing her magic act, loses her magicians top hat (it's quite blustery in Word World today). The hat wends all around Word World, visiting Pig, Bear and Duck, breaking into its letters each time it crashes to a halt! And whenever our heroes put it back together, the hat takes on a fresh, new form. For Pig it becomes a chef's hat; for Bear, an artist's beret; and for Duck, a silly propeller beanie! Clearly, this hat is special! Could it even be magical?

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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