The Fred Rogers Company Statement Regarding Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

For more than two generations of Americans, The Fred Rogers Company has partnered with CPB and PBS to share what Fred Rogers called an “expression of care” for children and families through broadcast and digital media as well as neighborhood outreach. We stand firmly in support of continued feder

A Week of TOTALLY AWESOME ALL NEW EPISODES of Peg + Cat!

The fun starts on Monday, June 5th on PBSKIDS with "The Too Big Dog Problem!"

Twitch Announces Marathon of PBS KIDS’ Iconic Series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Twitch Announces PBS Marathon

All 886 episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood will air on Twitch beginning May 15, encouraging viewers to support their local PBS stations

New Episodes of "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood" Premiere May 8th

Seasonal Special Kicks Off a Week of All-New Episodes of the Series

Bezos Family Foundation Teams with Fred Rogers Company to Help Parents Turn Everyday Moments into Brain Building Moments

First-of-its-Kind Initiative Features Engaging Broadcast and Digital Recognition Videos, as well as Targeted Community Outreach Through “Be My Neighbor Day” Events From Coast-to-Coast

The Fred Rogers Company Wins at 2017 Kidscreen Awards

It was a big night for PEG + CAT and ODD SQUAD at the 2017 Kidscreen Awards.

The Fred Rogers Company’s First Mobile Series Now Available

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and The Fred Rogers Company have partnered to launch an original short-form video series for kids and families.

New Free Daniel Tiger App for Parents Awarded Top Rating from Common Sense Media

Giving a five star rating, the highest a program can achieve, Common Sense Media  recognized  our new free "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood" app as a valuable tool for parents. 

The Fred Rogers Company Promotes Paul Siefken to President and CEO

Paul Siefken has been named President and CEO of The Fred Rogers Company, effective January 1, 2017. Currently Vice President of Broadcast & Digital Media, Siefken succeeds longtime company President and CEO Bill Isler.

Mister Rogers' Message to Those Who Grew Up Watching His Show

This short video aired on PBS five months before Fred Rogers died. It turned out to be the last time he would record at WQED studios, where, for decades, he had created and filmed Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Here is a musical moment from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Thank You For Everything You Do."
 

Mister Rogers Helps Young Children Not be Afraid of Halloween Masks

Mister Rogers works to take away the fear of Halloween for young children. In this clip, he shows us how to make a simple mask and tells us we're "still the same inside."

Welcome Micah Southwood -- Licensing Manager for The Fred Rogers Company

The Fred Rogers Company is very happy to announce that Micah Southwood has joined us in the newly-created position of Licensing Manager.

Ballerina Misty Copeland Chats with TV Guide About Her Role in PEG + CAT

Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, talks about her guest-starring turn on “Peg + Cat” in the latest issue of TV Guide.

PBS KIDS Kicks Off the School Year with New Episodes of DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD and Resources for Parents and Teachers

Themed episodes from fan-favorite series and back-to-school resources set kids up for a successful school year

Odd Squad Debuts First-Ever Movie This Summer on PBS KIDS

Season 2 premieres with a week of new episodes in June;
ODD SQUAD: The Movie – guest-starring Jack McBrayer and Hannah Simone – debuts August 1

Daniel Tiger at Two Baseball Games This Weekend

Daniel Tiger is going yard and will be meeting fans at two minor league baseball games this weekend. 

PEG + CAT Toy Collection Coming This Fall

The Emmy-Award winning PBSKIDS series Peg + Cat is releasing a collection of toys for preschoolers this fall.

New Study Finds First-Graders’ Math Knowledge Increases with PBS KIDS’ ODD SQUAD

Research shows that content from the PBS KIDS series "ODD SQUAD" helps children from low-income families boost their knowledge of numbers and operations, as well as algebraic thinking. 

The Fred Rogers Company Wins Six Emmy Awards

The Fred Rogers Company is honored to have won six Emmy Awards this year.

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The Fred Rogers Company Welcomes Ellen Doherty to the Neighborhood!

We’re pleased to announce that Ellen Doherty has joined The Fred Rogers Company as executive in charge of production.

All Three Fred Rogers Company Shows Win 2016 Parents' Choice Gold Awards

We’re pleased to report that all three of our shows – Peg + Cat, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and Odd Squad –just won the 2016 Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, which is the organization's highest achievement level.

Common Sense Media Features All Fred Rogers' Company Programs in their “Essential TV Guide”

Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.  This week they put together an "Essential TV Guide" of shows and ch

The Fred Rogers Company to receive 2015 Board of Governors Award at Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today that it will present the 2015 Board of Governors Award to The Fred Rogers Company.

Mrs. Rogers Throws Out First Pitch at Altoona Curve Baseball Game

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Trolley Ride Opens at Idlewild Park

Daniel Tiger has a new ride at Idlewild Park in Ligonior, PA, which was the amusement park Mister Rogers visited in his own childhood. The "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Trolley Ride," designed by Schell Games, is the only sing-along amusement park ride in the world.

Best Books for Babies Releases 2015 Top Ten List

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Exhibit Opens at Heinz History Center

Original Set pieces from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are now on display at the Heinz History Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Included is the living room set as well as King Friday's castle and X the Owl and Henrietta Pussycat's tree. Here is a video from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

A New App for Peg + Cat and a Special Offer on Daniel Tiger Apps

Peg + Cat: The Tree Problem

Listen to The Fred Rogers Company on The Diane Rehm Show

Here is the NPR broadcast of Diane Rehm interviewing The Fred Rogers Company about continuing the legacy of Fred Rogers.

Listen to the NPR Broadcast

 

 

Pittsburgh Magazine Names The Fred Rogers Company "Pittsburghers of the Year"

We at The Fred Rogers Company are humbled to join a distinguished list of past honorees.

 

Daniel's "Sweater Kids" March in a Holiday Parade

The "Sweater Kids" are a new addition to Season Two of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, appearing in the live-action segments between each Daniel animated story. Recently they got to march in Pittsburgh's Holiday Parade and received a warm reception along the way.

Daniel's New Friend

Here are two clips from a recent episode of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood that introduces Chrissie, Prince Wednesday’s six-year-old cousin. Chrissie uses crutches as well as braces on her legs to help her walk.

Esperanza Spalding explains how Mister Rogers inspired her to pursue her passion as a musician

Grammy Award-winner Esperanza Spalding shares a personal account of how watching Yo-Yo Ma perform on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood inspired her to pursue her passion as a musician.

New Daniel Tiger Products Released

The product line for Daniel Tiger merchandise continues to grow. All proceeds go toward creating more episodes of the popular PBS series.

“PEG + CAT + HOLIDAYS” – one-hour special premieres December 17

PEG + CAT will present a one-hour Holiday Special PEG + CAT + HOLIDAYS on December 17th on PBS Kids. The episodes celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas traditions while teaching math concepts in its own inventive way that has already garnered the series three emmy awards.

Daniel Tiger's New Holiday Special Premieres December 17

Two new holiday episodes from DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD premiere in December:

"Odd Squad" Premieres November 26 on PBS Kids

The day before Thanksgiving (November 26) PBS Kids will premiere the newest math-based series from The Fred Rogers Company, Odd Squad. Here's a preview.

Peg + Cat Spotlighted in Math & Science Collaborative Journal

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant to The Fred Rogers Company (TFRC) to produce additional episodes of Peg + Cat, an Emmy award winning animated math adventure series, along with related online games and apps.The show aims to help young children begin to learn age-

Fred Rogers Co. Helps Create Children's Handbook Explaining What Happened on 9/11 with Flight 93

This week, Hedda Sharapan, director of Early Childhood Initiatives at The Fred Rogers Company, appeared on Pittsburgh Today Live to talk about her role in helping to create the National Park Service Junior Ranger Handbook.

 

If You Were Introducing the Work of Mister Rogers

Occasionally, staff here at The Fred Rogers Company who have worked alongside Fred Rogers will be asked to briefly explain who Fred Rogers was to someone who has never seen his program.Which of these Mister Rogers’ videos would you choose as a representation of his life and body of work?

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Begins Season Two with a New Baby

25 All-New Episodes Featuring the Adventures of Daniel Tiger and his Friends in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to Premiere August 18th.

Cleaning Every Crack and Crevice on The Mister Rogers Statue

Conservator Rhonda Wozniak and assistant Terrie Churchin painstakingly remove the grit and the grime from the highly textured statue of Fred Rogers; the last work of sculptor Robert Berks.The exhibit is called "A Tribute to Children" and honors the memory and ideals of its native son, Fred Rogers

Joanne Rogers Meets Fans of her late Husband Mister Rogers - July 11, 2014

This is a sweet moment with Joanne Rogers meeting fans of her husband. On Friday, July 11th, Joanne Rogers visited to statue on the north shore of Pittsburgh of her late husband, Fred Rogers, to see the restoration work performed by Art Conservationist Rhonda Wozniak.

The Mister Rogers' Statue Gets a Bath

The Mister Rogers Statue, which stands near the point where Pittsburgh's Three Rivers (Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio) converge gets its yearly cleaning using an environmentally process.

45 Years Ago -- Mister Rogers Addressed Congress

On May 1, 1969 Fred Rogers spoke before a Senate Commerce Committee asking for funds to grow a national public television system. The concept of a national non-commercial network was new at the time and Fred Rogers was unknown nationally.

Listen to hit songs from the hit show! The new music album from Peg + Cat is now available for download!

PBS KIDS Presents: Peg and Cat's Really Big Album. Listen to hot songs from the hit show right now on:

iTunes

Episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Available at Amazon

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood episodes include not only the first week on Misterogers Neighborhood but also the full library of programs produced since 1979! Available titles cover four decades of the series, including programs that have not been seen for more than 30 years including:

New Video Encourages Mothers to Seek Out Reliable Caregivers

Family Resources and The Allegheny County Department of Health and Human Services enlisted The Fred Rogers Company to create a video that encouraged young mothers to find mature and reliable caregivers rather than leaving their baby with unreliable

New Program Fosters Resiliency Skills in Children

West Virginia Resiliency of Children, a professional development program for early care educators in West Virginia focusing on the life-long impact of their relationships with children.  This 8-part series provides insights and strategies for fostering trust, autonomy, and initiative to facilitat

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Toys Exclusively at Toys-R-Us

By popular demand from “neighbors” of all ages, PBS KIDS ratings-winner Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will captivate children’s imaginations in every Toys“R”Us® neighborhood across the U.S.  As part of its new agreement with brand owner, The Fred Rogers Company, and licensing agency, Out of the Blu

Fred Rogers Company Awarded $3 Million by National Science Foundation for Children’s Math Series and Support for Teachers and Parents

The Fred Rogers Company today announced it has been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning program. The nonprofit media production company founded by Fred Rogers was among only 8% of applicants to be awarded funding.

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