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Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure (#146) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices? Super Why and his friends head into the story of Hansel and Gretel to meet the equally tired and grouchy witch. They convince the witch to trade in her gingerbread house for something both delicious and nutritious - and Red learns what kinds of foods will help her go the distance so she can play with her friends for a SUPER long time! Educational Objectives: To learn which foods taste great while providing long-lasting energy! Young viewers will play interactive alphabet games, practice the magic of spelling, and use healthy eating choices to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 10:30am
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Where's Woofster? (#312) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's puppy Woofster clearly wants to play a game with Whyatt and his friend Princess, but they can't figure out what game he wants to play. To find the answer to this really big question, the Super Readers jump into the book Where's Woofster? where they find themselves in Puppy Land, but they can't find Woofster. The Super Readers have to use their super powers to find Woofster so that they can find the answer. Educational Objectives: To look closely--and keep looking--for things that are hidden. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, O, G, B, A, O, and S and rhyme -AIN words. They'll use the power to read to try out different words to change the story and find the answer!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day (#209) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. Educational Objectives: To learn about medieval times. Kids will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "harp" means and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Landon's Circus Adventure (#315) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to try out the bouncy castle at the Storybrook Village carnival, but she's scared to climb up so high. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Landon's Circus Adventure where they meet Landon, a nervous kid acrobat performing in the circus for the first time. The Super Readers help Landon overcome his fears and achieve his dreams. Educational Objectives: To learn that scary things can be easier with friends. Kids will practice the alphabet and match upper- and lower-case letters, learn the meaning of the word TERRIFIED, rhyme -IP words, and use the power to read to change the story and solve one more really big problem.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Aladdin (#145) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti (#205) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Super Puppy Saves The Day (#313) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

After hearing the story of Super Puppy, Whyatt's puppy Woofster really wants to meet his hero, but Whyatt can't help because he doesn't know who Super Puppy is. This is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the book Super Puppy to find the answer. There, they find themselves in Woofster's hometown of Puppy Town, some very little puppies are in big trouble. It's up to Woofster and the Super Readers to use their super powers to save the puppies and find out the true identify of Super Puppy. Educational Objectives: To learn that anyone can be a hero. Kids will use the alphabet to follow a map, learn the word TREACHEROUS, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Juan Bobo and the Pig (#140) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red can't believe her ears! Could Grandma really have asked for a "pizza paper?" The Super Readers fly into a Puerto Rican folktale to meet a boy who thinks his Momma wants him to put his pig in a dress! Maybe both Juan Bobo and Red have misunderstood! Will the Super Readers untangle this silly situation before Juan Bobo's pig runs hog wild? Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of getting all the information. Young viewers will use the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Baby Dino's Big Discovery (#208) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home? Educational Objectives: To learn about clean-up. The episode investigates the alphabet and rhyming AIRS words. The Super Readers use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Monty's Adventures In Music Town (#212) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Three Little Pigs (#101) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship. Educational Objectives: To learn about friendship, practice the alphabet, identify the letters W, O, L and F; rhyme with ALL words and use opposite words to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Zora's Art Adventure (#213) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Story of the Super Readers (#301) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Adventures of Math-A-Million (#211) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem...a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. Along the way, kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters A, P, P, L, E, S. They'll also rhyme with INE words, learn what the word "math" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Jack and the Beanstalk (#104) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for soothing someone, use the alphabet and identify the letters A, E, N and Z. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Galileo's Space Adventure (#215) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, celebrate spelling, learn what the words 'asteroid belt' mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Alphabet's Sad Day (#302) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Boy Who Cried Wolf (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baby Joy said her first words, and Whyatt was the only one around to hear her! The only problem is...no one believes him! This is just like the Boy Who Cried Wolf - no one will believe he has a friend named Wolf! The Super Readers fly into his story and help the boy convince the townspeople there's more to his tale than meets the eye. Will Whyatt's family come around, too? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting others to believe you, build with the alphabet and celebrate spelling! The power to read is used to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Humpty Dumpty (#103) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement. Educational Objectives: To learn about facing fears. Other educational goals are to play with the alphabet and match the letters A, L and R, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Rhyming Carnival (#304) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Around The World Adventure (#214) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. Kids will catch the alphabet and identify the letters R, O, P, E, as well as practice the magic of spelling, understand what the word "quicksand" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Hansel and Gretel (#102) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of manners, discover the alphabet, and identify the letters F, R and T. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use opposite words to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (#139) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Stars in the Sky (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Silly Word Play (#303) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Tortoise and the Hare (#105) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson? Educational Objectives: To learn about good sportsmanship, sing the alphabet, identify the letters G, and O, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Three Feathers (#137) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

'twas The Night Before Christmas (#138) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through Storybrook Village, not a creature was stirring...except for Whyatt, who has an important question for Santa! So the Super Readers catch up with Santa and his reindeer as they gallop from rooftop to rooftop and unravel the mystery of Santa's childhood, discovering along the way how to help spread the magic of the holiday. Educational Objectives: To learn about making others feel good, play with the alphabet, experiment with spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
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      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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