Enjoy WNED PBS KIDS Family Night With Your Children!

Pop the popcorn, gather the juice boxes and make a date for Family Night with your children. It’s easy with a little help from WNED PBS KIDS.

Each Friday, the WNED PBS KIDS Channel brings you special programming for your family. Between 7 pm and 9 pm, you can see some of your favorites from WNED PBS KIDS including movie specials and themed programming. The Family Night specials will repeat again on Saturday and Sunday nights.

You can find all the fun on WNED PBS KIDS Channel 17.3 over the air or on Channel 1276 on Spectrum, Channel 18 on Verizon FiOS and Channel 221 on Comcast Cable. Remember, that you can watch WNED PBS KIDS on your computer, tablet or phone too!

Splash and Bubbles
Odd Squad
Cat in the Hat
Sesame Street
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Wild Kratts

WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule

Air Dates Subject to Change


Let's Go Luna! Friends Around the World | February 7, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night it's a Let's Go Luna! marathon featuring Me and My Elephant/Mukandi's Farm, Nature Calls/Story Story, Lost and Found/Time of Goodbye and More Than All That Jazz/Swamp Pals. Find out what happens with Luna's friends around the world on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Let's Go Luna! reminds us of the simple ways we can talk about and celebrate our family heritage. Explore 7 ways to connect your kids to their heritage.

Just as Luna and friends explore new places and cultures in Let's Go Luna!, here's how your family can do that from your own home and neighborhood.

Try this kid-friendly recipe for Onigiri Rece Balls from Japan.

Ready for your own adventure? Play Fabuloso's Fantastic Flight game!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.



PBS KIDS Valentine's Marathon | February 14, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night celebrate Valentine's Day with your favorite PBS KIDS characters! At 7pm it's Pinkalicious & Peterrific Pink Love/Duocorn. It's Valentine's Day in Pinkville! Pinkalicious can't wait to show her classmates just how much she loves them by making homemade collage Valentines out of their favorite things. But when the Valentines are accidentally destroyed, Pinkalicious needs to come up with a creative solution - fast!

Then it's Dinosaur Train Love Day/A New Leaf. Tiny wakes up feeling a little sad. When asked why, she can't really explain it: "Sometimes I just feel sad." To cheer her up, Shiny decides to show her how much she loves her. It goes over so well it starts a love-sharing chain reaction.

At 8pm it's Molly of Denali Valentine's Day Disaster/Porcupine Slippers followed by Cyberchase A Garden Grows in Botlyn. Digit's friend Ren is excited to plan a very special Valentine's Day party at his favorite spot--the beautiful Botlyn Botanic Garden. It's the only garden in all of bustling Botlyn, and he can't imagine having his celebration any place else. But when Ren and the CyberSquad discover the garden isn't available, it's time to improvise. Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Play the Beading Art Game from Molly of Denali.

It's time to get creative! Make a sweet gift out of old egg cartons for Valentine's Day.Create a flower lollipop- an easy inexpensive DIY Valentine project. Follow these instructions for salt dough Lovebug Valentine's Day cards.

Try this recipe from PBS Parents for heart apple chips, a crunchy, sweet Valentine's treat.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Odd Squad: Odd Beginnings | February 21, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night don't miss the Odd Squad 1 hour special event, Odd Beginnings. Odd Squad is going global with a whole new team of highly trained agents! Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

It's time to get creative! Bring the oddtastic world of Odd Squad to life with this 3D shape activity!

Help your child decode their own secret Odd Squad agent number.

Attention Agents! A big blue blob is on the loose in the Odd Squad headquarters. Help capture the blob while building core math skills with the Odd Squad Blob Chase App.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Molly of Denali Mini-Marathon | February 28, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night get ready for an adventure in Qyah, Alaska with Molly is an action-packed Molly of Denali Mini-Marathon! First up it's Welcome Home Balto/Snow Jam. When Molly finds out there is no statue of the heroic dog Balto in nearby Nenana, she sets out to remedy the situation and ends up on her own dogsledding adventure. And Molly's basketball team, the Qyah Northern Lights, are planning to dribble basketballs while snowshoeing to raise money to attend a regional basketball tournament in Akiak. Then it's Seal Dance/Snowboarding Qyah Style. When an approaching storm forces Molly, Grandpa Nat, and Mom to make an impromptu landing on the Aleutian island of Atka, Molly makes a new friend who teachers her about Unangax dances and together they learn how to perform a traditional Seal Dance. And inspired by Randall's snowboarding video antics, Molly decides to make her own video to show off "Qyah Style" snowboarding. First step: learning how to snowboard!

In Winter Champions/Hus-Keys Molly and the gang organize an outhouse race to determine who will become "Winter Champions." Now they just have to figure out how to build an outhouse and keep it from tipping over. And after hearing that her Great-Aunt Merna keeps misplacing her keys, Molly decides to create a tutorial video to help Merna train her dog to find them for her. Finally it's Operation Sleep Over/Beneath the Surface.During Molly's sleepover, Grandpa Nat tells Molly, Tooey, and Trini a spooky story about a giant ice worm.Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

You can explore Molly's village with this interactive game-Explore with Molly.

You may not be able to see the Northern Lights from your house, but you can create a Galaxy in a Jarwith with your PBS KID with this activity from PBS Parents.

Continue the fun with theMolly of Denali Podcast.Over eight episodes, Molly and her friend Tooey discover the identity of a mystery creature that has stolen Molly’s birthday cake. Join Molly and the gang and discover what life is like for a typical kid on big adventures in Alaska!

With these printable activities you can help Molly find her way through a maze, learn about animals in Alaska and more.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Esme & Roy New Episodes! | March 6, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night get ready for two new exciting, silly and monsterous adventures with Esme & Roy! They're best friends and the best monstersitters in Monsterdale! First up it's Achoo, Matey/Beach Bummer where Snugs has a bad case of the Sneezles; it's Simon's first time at the beach and Esme and Roy want to show him a great time. Then it's another new episode for Esme & Roy, The Greatest Show in Monsterdale/The Amazing Outdoors. Esme and Roy must teach Hugo and Fig how to take turns sharing their Monster Sitters; Esme and Roy show Simon something as amazing as his favorite TV show: the outdoors.

Family Movie night concludes with Spalsh & Bubbles : One Big Ocean. in this movie event the Reeftown kids catch the currents and embark on an epic journey across the sea to help a friendly young turtle. Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Esme and Roy wanted to make sure Simon's first time and the beach was amazing. Join the Splash and Bubbles’ Reeftown Rangers and learn about how to protect the ocean and marine environments.

It's still winter outside, but you can spend time at the beach creating colorful sand designs with this Sand Art Spectacular game from PBS KIDS.

Esme and Toy teach Hugo and Fig how to take turns. Explore these games and activities that teach sharing from PBS Parents.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Cat in the Hat Double Feature | March 13, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night it's a Cat in the Hat Double Feature. We begin the evening with The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping. We are still waiting for Spring to arrive but in our first feature it’s the first day of Summer Vacation and The Cat in the Hat whisks Nick, Sally and Fish off on the greatest great outdoor camping adventure ever! Our gang gets back to nature as they hike through the Fickle Fern Forest, camp out overnight, trek over Mt. Weewobble and canoe down the Tickle Drop River....just in time for Fish to meet up with his family for a grand reunion. In our second feature, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Space, The Cat in the Hat prepares his Space-ama-racer and takes Nick and Sally on an adventure to follow this space dog on a cosmic mission. Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Ready for a camping trip of your own?Play this Cat in the Hat Camp Time game on PBS KIDS!

Camping’s a great adventure, and you can go on lots more adventures when you read one of these books about Camping in PBS Parents suggested collection. Which one’s your favorite?

How about a camping themed treat? Try this recipe for Nutella-Raspberry S'mores.

Try the Great Space Chase gamefrom PBS KIDS you can fly the space-a-ma racer around planets to get to rover!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I am Madame President | March 20, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night we begin the evening with a special movie event--Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madame President. Shocked to discover that no girl has ever been President of the United States, Yadina goes on a journey to meet some of history’s boldest women and finds out exactly how she can do something that’s never been done before.

The Family Movie night double feature concludes with Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea. Martin and Chris dive down to the most unexplored habitat on Earth, the ocean trenches. There they must choose between saving their creature friends from the greedy clutches of Gourmand and realizing their lifelong dream of discovering new species that may unlock the secrets of science.Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Yadina goes on a quest to meet some of history's female heroes. Play the Hidden Heroes game and solve the puzzle to collect items associated with historical heroes! Learn more about how the heroes changed the world, repeat their mantras, and unlock more heroes.

Celebrate Girl Power and Women's History Month with this collection of Diverse Children's Books about Strong Girlsfrom PBS parents.

Make a Hero Self Portrait--help your child draw a self portrait and identify their own heroic qualities with this article from PBS parents.

This week the WILD KRATTS are diving into some deep sea adventures. You can find neat creatures when when you play Water Safariat pbskids.org.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


The Rhythm and Roots of Arthur Movie | March 27, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night get ready to go on a road trip to the Read Family Farm in the all new musical movie, The Rhythm Roots of Arthur! Arthur's Great-Grand Uncle Theo is celebrating his 85th birthday, so the Reads (and Buster) are off to Ohio to join in the festivities. While D.W. and Arthur learn that farm life is a little different than life in Elwood City, Buster worries he may be getting in the way at this family reunion.

Family Movie night wraps up with Arthur; D.W. and the Beastly Birthday. D.W.’s fifth birthday doesn’t go the way she’d always imagined it would and she decides to escape to the magical island of Ukubonga. Meanwhile, Arthur has skipped her birthday party to go on a school trip to the planetarium – but instead of transporting him into outer space, it transports him 4 years into the future! Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

In tonight's movie Arthur learns what it means to be family. Play the Family History Fun game where you'll learn about relative's nicknames, pets, favorite books and much more!

Make some music with this Sounda-pa-looza game or play the Pink-Perfect Band game and create and instrument and play music .

Everyone can get in the party spirit by creating a D.W. Birthday Party! Create your own Arthur themed party hats.

Help your child learn to keep track of days and months (and countdown to their own Birthday) with this calendar craft from PBS parents.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Pinkalicious & Peterrific Mini-Marathon | April 3, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Nightfollow the artful adventures of Pinkalicous and Peteriffic in four episodes: A Birthday Party for Kendra/Norman Plans a Playdate, The Sparkle Kart/The Pinkville Merry-Go-Round, Mr. Socko/A Pinkapurrfect Pet and Yodelahee Goat/Pink Mascot.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Explore your creativity with this magical craft activity and make a wand just like the one Pinkalicious uses in Pinkalicious & Peterrific!

Dancing is a great way for kids to get exercise, express their creativity, communicate feelings and enjoy music. Try some of these dance ideas together!

Have a Pinkalicious Party! Download this Pinkalicious & Peterrific app, children use their imagination and creativity to plan and design a party with Pinkalicious and her friends.

Gather family and friends, and play a pinkamazing game of singing, acting, dancing, and drawing!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Daniel Tiger and Jodi

Favorite PBS KIDS movie-Marathon | April 10, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night join us for four of our favorite PBS KIDS movies! Starting with The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won't You Be Our Neighbor? and then Pinkalicious & Peterrific: A Pinkaperfect Party. To end the night we will be showing Peg + Cat Save the World and Nature Cat: The Return of Bad Dog Bart.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Enjoy the Pinka-Perfect game. Make a musical instrument using everyday materials, then play with the band. Experiment with different sounds, pitch and tempo.

Try this recipe for Mozie-mazing cookies from PBS Parents. Nana Platypus shares her recipe for a special family treat. Enjoy making it with your own family!

We’ve got a really big problem! In this activity featuring Pet + Cat you’ll make a giant die to solve the problem. These simple math games are ones that you and your child can play together.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.