Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 10:00pm

Tom Thumb (#118Z) Duration: 28:46 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:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 12:00pm

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Little Bo Peep (#119Z) Duration: 28:46 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:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 12:00pm

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Emperor's New Clothes (#120Z) Duration: 28:46 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:

  • KQED 9: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 12:00pm 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: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (#121Z) Duration: 28:46 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:

  • KQED 9: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (#122Z) Duration: 28:46 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:

  • KQED 9: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Thumbelina (#123Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way.
Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery (#124Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth?
Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Beauty and the Beast (#125Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Thumbelina (#123) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Rumpelstiltskin (#126Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery (#124) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Sleeping Beauty (#128Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Beauty and the Beast (#125) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (#130Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Rumpelstiltskin (#126) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

The Gingerbread Boy (#134Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked?
Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Sleeping Beauty (#128) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (#130) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 10:00pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Pinocchio (#132) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 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: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Snow White (#141) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Peter Rabbit (#143) Duration: 28:55 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:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Boy Who Drew Cats (#144) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (#148) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Swan Maiden (#147) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 24, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (#149) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Aladdin (#145Z) Duration: 28:46 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (#150) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 25, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

King Midas (#151) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 26, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

George and the Dragon (#153) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 27, 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Prince and the Pauper (#152) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 28, 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Swiss Family Robinson (#154) Duration: 28:55 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 29, 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: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Pinocchio (#132Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose nose is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth.
Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.