Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will return to PBS Kids for a second season with 25 new episodes coming out later this year.
There will soon be even more Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood for parents and preschoolers from coast-to-coast to love! The Fred Rogers Company has announced a second season of the ratings-winning animated hit, with 25 engaging new episodes to begin rolling out later this year, as well as new interactive games and digital experiences. Season 2 of the popular program, the first original TV series from The Fred Rogers Company since Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, will feature a host of charming, relatable stories and catchy musical strategies that have become the show’s hallmark and helped it earn high marks among parents and preschoolers alike.
“The foundation of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood has always been the gentle life lessons pioneered by the inimitable Fred Rogers, and the success of the series in its first season shows that Fred’s methods continue to resonate strongly with children and families today,” said Paul Siefken, Vice President, Broadcast and Digital Media, The Fred Rogers Company.
“We’re delighted to bring a whole new season of this endearing show to life for fans young and old, helping parents navigate even more everyday preschool challenges – and providing some fun surprises along the way,” said Angela C. Santomero, Series Creator and Co-Executive Producer.
“Since its debut on PBS KIDS in September 2012, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood has been a great success and season-to-date it has been one of our top three shows with moms every month,” said Lesli Rotenberg, General Manager, Children’s Programming, PBS. “We look forward to continuing to give families strategies to help their kids learn and grow with more episodes, digital games and apps from this family favorite.”
Source: The Fred Rogers Company
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.