PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based media, using new and traditional platforms to support children in their acquisition of knowledge and critical thinking skills while empowering their imagination and curiosity of the world.
Providing the highest-quality programming and learning environment for children, PBS’ children’s media invites kids on a journey to explore the world around them with non-violent, age-appropriate content that offers positive role models for children to learn from and grow with.
The year 2012 marked 12 Daytime Emmy Awards for PBS KIDS series, the 15th consecutive year that PBS earned more Daytime Emmy awards for its children’s programming than any other broadcast or cable network. PBS KIDS was also named Channel of the Year at the 2012 Kidscreen Awards.
According to Nielsen, in January 2013, PBS had six of the top 10 programs among mothers of young children, and five of the top 10 programs for kids age two to five.
PBSKIDS.org is ranked America’s No. 1 kids video site for total videos viewed. In addition, according to Google Analytics, more than 153 milion videos were delivered on the PBS KIDS Video for iPhone/iPad app in January 2013.