Amazon Prime Video is Now the Exclusive Premium Subscription Streaming Home for Family-Favorite PBS KIDS Series

Multi-year agreement includes Prime member favorites such as Daniel
Tiger’s Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Odd Squad, Dinosaur Train and
more, plus new-to-Prime series including
Nature Cat and Ready
Jet Go!

PBS KIDS titles are available for Prime members to watch via the
Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices or online; in addition to
streaming, Prime members can also download PBS KIDS series on iPads,
iPhones, Android phones and tablets and Fire tablets for offline viewing

SEATTLE & ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon and PBS Distribution today announced that
they have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime
Video the exclusive premium subscription streaming home for a broad
collection of PBS KIDS series. Prime members in the U.S. can watch PBS
KIDS episodes via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices
including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at
In addition to streaming, all episodes are also available to download
for offline viewing on iPads, iPhones, Android phones and tablets and
Fire tablets at no additional cost—meaning Prime members can enjoy PBS
KIDS titles even when they don’t have an internet connection available.
For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit

“We are excited to announce this new deal with PBS, which will make
Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription home for the great PBS
KIDS series that our customers and their kids love,” said Brad Beale,
Vice President of Worldwide Television Acquisition for Amazon. “From our
award-winning Amazon Original Series to amazing licensed content from
industry leaders like PBS KIDS, we’re committed to making Prime Video
the best destination for kids and family programming that will both
educate and entertain.”

“We are very pleased to be continuing our relationship with Amazon,
increasing Prime Video members’ access to our trusted, educational
programming,” said Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General
Manager, Children’s Media & Education, PBS. “PBS KIDS shows have been
developed with the needs of today’s children in mind and focus on
fundamental academic areas such as literacy, science, technology,
engineering and math (STEM), in addition to collaboration,
communication, critical thinking and creativity.”

Prime members can explore a variety of PBS KIDS content, including
series that support social-emotional development and literacy skills, as
well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. The
benefits of PBS KIDS series include:

  • Developing early social-emotional skills with Daniel Tiger’s
    and Arthur
  • Opening new natural history and science worlds with Dinosaur Train,
    Wild Kratts, Nature Cat and Ready Jet Go!1
  • Inspiring curiosity in mathematics with Odd Squad and Peg +
  • Enriching vocabulary and developing early literacy skills with Martha
    and WordGirl

Programs will premiere on PBS stations and then will be made available
in Amazon Prime Video after a period of time. In addition to Prime
Video, PBS KIDS titles will also be available with Amazon FreeTime
Unlimited—a subscription service designed from the ground up for kids
and their parents.

About Amazon Video

Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers
customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it.
Amazon Video is the only service that provides all of the following:

  • Prime Video: Thousands of movies and TV episodes, including
    popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning
    Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like Transparent,
    The Man in the High Castle
    , Love & Friendship, and kids
    series Tumble Leaf, available for unlimited streaming as part
    of an Amazon Prime membership
  • Add-on Subscriptions: Dozens of subscriptions to networks like
    SHOWTIME, STARZ and more, available to Amazon Prime members as add-ons
    to their membership
  • Rent or Own: Hundreds of thousands of titles, including
    new-release movies and current TV shows available for on-demand rental
    or purchase for all Amazon customers
  • Instant Access: Instantly watch anytime, anywhere through the
    Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV
    Stick, and Fire tablets, or online. For a list of all compatible
    devices visit
  • Premium Features: Top features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic
    Range (HDR) and mobile downloads for offline viewing

To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit:

About Amazon

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competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational
excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping,
personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle
Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa
are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
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About PBS

with 350 member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to
explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content.
Each month, PBS reaches nearly 100 million people through television and
nearly 33 million people online, inviting them to experience the worlds
of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse
viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and
performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored
by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children
from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content
and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS’ premier
children’s TV programming and its website,,
are parents’ and teachers’ most trusted partners in inspiring and
nurturing curiosity and love of learning in children. More information
about PBS is available at,
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1 Ready Jet Go! will be available on Prime Video
starting August 15, 2016.


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