Now your kids can tune in to their favorite PBS KIDS series in an exciting new way. Three fun and educational podcasts will take young listeners deeper into the exciting world of their favorite characters from Molly of Denali, Pinkalicious & Peteriffic and Odd Squad: Odd Squadcast. Audiences can listen along on pbskids.org and anywhere you listen to podcasts.
“Our approach at PBS KIDS is to seek learning opportunities in every new technology and medium. As families continue to seek out meaningful entertainment and creative approaches for at-home learning, we are glad to offer them fresh content with engaging storylines through podcasts,” Lesli Rotenberg, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education, PBS. “Each podcast allows young fans to get closer to their favorite characters, adding another dimension to their story and the chance to join them on more exciting new adventures.”
Molly of Denali Podcast (8 episodes)
Premieres Sept. 30, with two episodes debuting weekly
Fans can join Molly on a brand-new adventure as she and Trini take a train from Denali to Anchorage, Alaska. But, this is no ordinary train – it’s the mystery train! When a jewel necklace goes missing, it’s up to Detective Mabray and her assistant, Dr. Mumford to solve the case. Listeners can follow along as Molly and Trini search for clues with some unexpected guests, decipher some strange bird calls, and even get stuck in a spooky town, all while riding the mystery train.
Pinkalicious & Peteriffic Podcast (10 episodes)
Premieres with two episodes Oct. 28, followed by one new episode per week
This new podcast will take kids on pinkatastic adventures, encouraging them to dance, sing, make-believe, and more. To extend the series-inspired fun from the podcast, families can also sign-up for the Pinkalicious Activity Guide to receive engaging activities, reading list recommendations and other helpful resources tied to each episode’s theme via email.
Odd Squad: Odd Squadcast (7 episodes)
Premieres Nov. 25, with two episodes debuting weekly
The Odd Squad: Odd Squadcast follows The Big O as she hosts a weekly radio address for agents all over the world and tries to stop an odd invasion on headquarters at the same time.
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