Amazon to Stream PBS Kids Shows

Amazon Prime Video has secured exclusive subscription streaming rights for many popular PBS Kids titles.

Under the agreement, Amazon Prime members will be able to watch a wide range of programming, including:

  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Arthur, emphasizing early social-emotional skills
  • Dinosaur Train, Wild Kratts, Nature Cat and Ready Jet Go!, focusing on science and natural history
  • Odd Squad and Peg + Cat, exploring math
  • Martha Speaks and WordGirl, developing vocabulary and early literacy.

Episodes will stream on Amazon Prime Video a “period of time” after they run on  PBS TV stations. For Ready Jet Go!, that date is August 15.

The shows will also be viewable on Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a subscription service created for kids and their parents.

Amazon Prime Video members will be able to watch the new titles a number of ways: using the Amazon Video app for TVs; through connected devices including Fire TV and mobile devices; and online at www.amazon.com/primevideo.

Episodes will also be downloadable for offline viewing on iPads, iPhones, Android phones and tablets and Fire tablets.  For more information, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.

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