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Attack of More Man! (#318) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red is headed to the park and wants to bring all of her toys, but she can't hold them all and keeps dropping the whole pile. She doesn't know what to do. The Super Readers jump into the comic book Attack of More Man where they find a town's Fun Day Festival in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything and making a mess. The Super Readers must use their super powers to clean it up and return the fun to Fun Day. Educational Objectives: To learn that more isn't always better. Kids will look at words to identify the Ss that make them plural and then remove the Ss. They'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 10:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween (#135Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Mathis' Book of Why (#317) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and Princess are scanning the sky for rainbows, but they can't find any and they don't know why. This is a super big problem and to solve it The Super Readers jump into the book Mathis' Book of Why. There they meet Mathis, a curious kid who loves to ask WHY? He introduces them to a singing cloud, sun, and rainbow they can ask WHY? for themselves and find the answer. Educational Objectives: To learn to look for answers in books. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters J, E, and T. They'll use the power to read to choose just the right word to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween (#135) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (#139Z) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Snow White (#141Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Tilden The Caterpillar (#319) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep (#321) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt and his puppy Woofster have a playdate with Wolfy, but they can't find him anywhere. What should he do? To answer this question, the Super Readers jump into the book The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep where they meet two silly little sheep who can't find their Bo Peep. The Super Readers use their super powers to help the sheep and Bo Peep find each other. Educational Objectives: To learn the strategy of staying in one place when separated from the group. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, L, O, and N, learn what the word ECHO means, play with the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to solve the problem and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Peter Rabbit (#143Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Princess Who Loved Mud (#322) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig's big brothers are building houses with their blocks, but Pig wants to build something different. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the musical book The Princess Who Loved Mud, where they meet Princess Reece. She'd rather jump in the mud than have tea parties and dance, but the other princesses don't like mud at all. The Super Readers will have to help Princess Reece find a way to be herself while playing with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's okay for kids to be unique and play in their own way. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters D, I, R, and T. They'll practice the magic of spelling and learn the word UNIQUE. Then they'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Rolling Rice Cakes (#142Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it...in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. Kids will sing the alphabet, experiment with spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Woofster and the Pet Pack (#323) Duration: 28:55 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt can't wait to show his friends the new comic book he's written about Woofster and his friends - the Pet Pack - and their search for the missing Princess of Pet City. How, the Super Readers wonder, will the Pet Pack ever find their Princess? To find the answer, they'll jump into Whyatt's comic book and meet Keen Kitten and Hopkins. Together, they use their super powers to find the clues leading to their Princess. Educational Objectives: To learn to work together as a team. Kids will identify the letters B, P, and C, learn the word OCCUPATION, and rhyme -OP words. Then they'll use the clues to fill in the blank in the story and the power to read to save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 10:00pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (#148Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Swan Maiden (#147Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (#149Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (#150Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure (#146Z) Duration: 28:46 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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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

King Midas (#151Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

George and the Dragon (#153Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fe Fi Fo Fum!! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source!
Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Rapunzel (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand. Educational Objectives: To learn you can accomplish a lot more with the help of your friends! The alphabet is uncovered, and young viewers practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Prince and the Pauper (#152Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Ugly Duckling (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect! Educational Objectives: To learn about practice and persistence, play with the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Swiss Family Robinson (#154Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure!
Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. Preschoolers will catch the alphabet using Alpha Pig's Alphabet Net, rhyme with ING words, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Elves and the Shoemaker (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt has a secret admirer! The Super Readers visit the Elves and the Shoemaker and discover that the Shoemaker is just as curious about his own secret friends! The Super Readers help the Shoemaker write a note of his own, and Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer. Educational Objectives: To learn about making friends, explore the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. Kids will find that the power to read can change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Dr. Dolittle (#155Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Little Miss Muffet (#111) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Alice In Wonderland (#156Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Cinderella (#112) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is! Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about oneself, find the letters of the alphabet and practice the magic of spelling. Opposite words are used to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Story of Mother Goose (#157Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poems. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Ant and the Grasshopper (#113) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold? Educational Objectives: To learn about planning ahead and letter identification. Young viewers will experiment with spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan (#158Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. Young viewers will build the alphabet and identify the letters B, I, G, N, E, S, and T. They'll also practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Little Red Hen (#114) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red? Educational Objectives: To learn the best way to get help from others, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Big Game (#163Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing and blowing them right off the field! Educational Objectives: To learn about how to improve, sing the alphabet and identify the letter B, A, L and L. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Frog Prince (#115) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Muddled-Up Fairytales (#160Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Princess and the Pea (#116) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. Interactive games and activities model how to build the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. The power to read changes the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Story of the Tooth Fairy (#161Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered. Educational Objectives: To learn about the magic of the Tooth Fairy. Kids will follow the alphabet, rhyme with AY words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Little Red Riding Hood (#117) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser (#162Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match? Educational Objectives: To learn about consideration. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters S, T, O, P. They'll also rhyme with OCK words and use the power to read to transform the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Tom Thumb (#118) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Littlest Pig is ready for an adventure...but his brothers tell him he's too young! The Super Readers jump straight into the story of Tom Thumb, a guy who knows what it feels like to be little...really little! Tom Thumb is about to set off on his own adventure, and lucky for him the Super Readers are there to get him out of a few scrapes. Can tiny Tom Thumb teach Pig a BIG lesson? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting help from a grown-up, play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use opposite words to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Cookbook (#164Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister. Educational Objectives: To learn about baking, play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Little Bo Peep (#119) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Where's Mister Lizard? Whyatt is searching and searching and doesn't know where to find him! Once again, it's the Super Readers to the rescue when they meet Little Bo Peep, who is hot on the trail of her missing sheep. The Super Readers aren't satisfied with leaving them alone until they come home, and spring into action! Educational Objectives: To learn about solving a mystery! Fun, interactive activities show preschoolers how to build the alphabet, rhyme with OG words and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Woofster Finds A Home (#201H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Emperor's New Clothes (#120) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Webby In Bathland (#202H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters W, A, T, E, R. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word lather means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's family is acting very sneaky and he wants to know why! The Super Readers waltz into the story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses - who are acting just as secretive. The Super Readers may be hot on the trail of the Princesses to discover what they're concealing, but will Whyatt uncover what his family is hiding? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of the unexpected, play with the alphabet and identify the letters W-I-N-D. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Bedtime for Bear (#203H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (#122) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. Kids will also practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Molly's Dance Show (#204H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. Preschool viewers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, discover the definition of "mend", and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
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