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 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


Daniel Tiger

The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won't You Be My Neighbor - September 21 - 23, 2018 - All NEW Movie!

It's Family Movie Night! Check out an All New Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Movie: Won't You Be My Neighbor on the WNED Kids 24/7 channel Friday at 7pm.

All New Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be My Neighbor There’s a new family moving to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe! Daniel Tiger and his community welcome their new friends in the very first movie event from
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these fun activities:

In this week’s PBS KIDS Family Night Marathon, Daniel meets a new friend. Why not invite a friend of yours over to watch the DANIEL TIGER MOVIE together and make your own pizzas with this activity from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD?

Whether you’re new in the neighborhood or you’ve been around a long time, it’s always fun to explore. The next time you’re out you can use walking exploration guide from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD and see what’s new in the neighborhood.

Grown-ups, have you checked out the DANIEL TIGER for Parents App yet? It’s completely FREE and features video and songs from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD you can share with your kids to help them build important social emotional skills.



Splash and Bubbles | Pole to Pole - September 28 - 30, 2018

The Reeftown Rangers set off on a migratory adventure from the Antarctic to the Arctic in this new one-hour Splash and Bubbles event. They will encounter narwhals and penguins and humpbacks on the way. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Become a Reeftown Ranger

Before you tune in to the SPLASH AND BUBBLES: Pole-to-Pole movie on this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night, you can start your underwater adventures with this DIY Plastic Bag Jellyfish activity from PBS Parents.

Feeling a little adventurous? Why not put seaweed salad on the menu for this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night featuring SPLASH AND BUBBLES? Try this recipe from PBS Food.

You’ll learn that it’s a long way from the North Pole to the South Pole when you tune in to this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night SPLASH AND BUBBLES movie. But, you can touch both poles when you make your own “Planet Earth” using just coffee filters, washable markers and a little water.
Before you tune in to the SPLASH AND BUBBLES: Pole-to-Pole movie on this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night, you can start your underwater adventures with this DIY Plastic Bag Jellyfish activity from PBS Parents.

Feeling a little adventurous? Why not put seaweed salad on the menu for this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night featuring SPLASH AND BUBBLES? Try this recipe from PBS Food.

You’ll learn that it’s a long way from the North Pole to the South Pole when you tune in to this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night SPLASH AND BUBBLES movie. But, you can touch both poles when you make your own “Planet Earth” using just coffee filters, washable markers and a little water.

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

Kindness | PBS KIDS Marathon - October 5 - 7, 2018

This week the PBS KIDS Family Night Marathon is celebrating kindness with a special episode line up from SPLASH & BUBBLES, SESAME STREET, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD and ARTHUR. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

You can explore kindness and empathy with this list of picture books from PBS KIDS for Parents.

What does it mean to be kind? Explore this idea when you tune in to this week’s PBS KIDS Family Night Kindness Marathon and after when you create this kindness tree.

If you watched this week’s PBS KIDS Family Night marathon, you know it’s nice to let people know you appreciate their kindness. Help your child recognize kindness and practice gratitude when you make these thank you cards from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD.

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


The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Halloween - October 12 - 14, 2018

Get ready for a night of spooky fun on this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Special, THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

We’re celebrating Halloween on this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night special, but we know Halloween can be an anxious time of year for some children. You can help your kids work through their fears with age-specific tips and activities from PBS KIDS for Parents.

Make your very own Handprint Spider with these instructions from PBS KIDS for Parents.

Have you ever been in a corn maze? You can help the Cat find Nick and Sally in the maze, or create your own with Corn Maze Craze from THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT. Then, make sure you don’t miss this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Special featuring THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN!

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


Super Spooky PBS KIDS Halloween Marathon - October 19 - 21, 2018

Get ready for a Super Spooky Halloween Marathon featuring all your PBS KIDS favorites:
6:00pm Dinosaur Train Haunted Roundhouse/Big Pond Pumpkin Patch
6:30pm Splash and Bubbles Yuck or Treat/ The Thing from Above the Reef
7:00pm Nature Cat Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Touch
7:30pm Odd Squad Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods
8:00pm Ready Jet Go! Jet's First Halloween
8:30pm Wild Kratts A Bat in the Brownies
9:00pmWord Girl Tobey's Trick and Treats/Escape Wham
9:30pm Cyberchase The Halloween Howl
Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Do you have your Halloween costumes yet? PBS KIDS for Parents has all kinds of DIY costume suggestions, including some from your favorite PBS KIDS shows. (You might want to give them a test run when you tune in to this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Super Spooky Halloween Marathon.)

What’s Halloween without a pumpkin? You can paint or carve your own with stencils from PBS KIDS (Don’t forget to have an adult help with any pumpkin carving). Then, sit back and admire them while you tune in to this weekend’s PBS KIDS FAMILY NIGHT Super Spooky Halloween Marathon.

Halloween’s a great time for spooky, scary stories. We’ve got tricks and treats on this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Super Spooky Halloween Marathon. Afterward, you and your family can get in the Halloween spirit with these monstrously good book suggestions from PBS KIDS for Parents (don’t forget to leave a light on!).


Halloween Double Feature - October 26 - 28, 2018

It's another night of spooky fun with a WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Double Feature. First up it's ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREEHOUSE, follwed by WILD KRATTS: CREEPY CREATURES. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

he first of this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Double Feature movies, ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREEHOUSE, features a sleepover. If your kids are excited about the idea of having a sleepover but aren’t quite ready, ARTHUR has a daytime activity you can use to practice before you try the real thing.

Bats are a favorite at Halloween, and star in the special WILD KRATTS: CREEPY CREATURES movie that’s the second half of this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night Double Feature. If you’re inspired, you and your kids can build your own Bat Box with these instructions from WILD KRATTS.

Get ready for an Elwood City style Halloween with your very own Arthur and DW jack-o-lanterns using these templates from PBS KIDS for Parents. Or, if you’re a WILD KRATTS super-fan, you may want to check out the WILD KRATTS template.

Do you have your Halloween costumes yet? PBS KIDS for Parents has all kinds of DIY costume suggestions, including some from your favorite PBS KIDS shows.

Check out some Halloween fun recipes and fun facts from PBS Food.