Arlington, VA – March 11, 2021 – This March, brand new volumes of DONKEY HODIE, NATURE CAT and ODD SQUAD will arrive on the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel. In DONKEY HODIE, Donkey overcomes her fears when sleeping outside under the stars, helps Duck Duck find her family treasure nest, and goes on other big adventures with her pals. In NATURE CAT, venture through strawberry fields and head out on a nature hike with the gang! And in ODD SQUAD, the Agents investigate weird and unusual phenomena around them when the Mobile Unit must get rid of a box containing villain powers!
The subscription rate for the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel is $4.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase helps support public television for all.
Families and kids can also stream full episodes of shows for free on PBS KIDS.
Image Credit: Courtesy of Fred Rogers Productions
Donkey Hodie, Volume 6
Streaming Date: March 25, 2022
In “A Night Out/Poetry Problem,” the pals are excited to sleep under the stars, but it’s Donkey’s first time sleeping outside. Can Panda and Duck Duck help her feel less afraid? And when Panda forgets his poetry notebook at Donkey’s house, Donkey has to find it inside her messy windmill before his poetry recital. In “Groovy Guitar/Treasure Nest,” Donkey’s guitar goes missing right before the talent show. Panda and Duck Duck help her look all around for it. Then, Duck Duck finally finds her family’s Treasure Nest, but can’t open it! She tries to look at the problem in a new way. Other episodes include “Being Bob Dog/Panda Panda” and “Swoop-a-rino/Duck Duck’s Great Adventure,” which features the classic Fred Rogers song “You’ve Got to Do it.”
Image Credit: Courtesy of Spiffy Entertainment, LLC © 2015
Nature Cat, Volume 12
Streaming Date: March 25, 2022
In “Sweet Symbiosis/Strawberry Fields Forever,” during a visit to the tidepool, Nature Cat and his pals meet a frightened little hermit crab named Bridget, who is hiding from a big scary octopus that tried to attack her. And while Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a beautiful summer day at the strawberry farm, they get a call from their city friend Sadie, who love love LOVES strawberries. Then, in “More than a Monkey Wrench/Trailblazers,” it’s time for a nature hike – and you need to assemble your tools. But not so fast – Nature Cat swoops in with his brand-new Norwegian Navy Wrench. And Nature Cat and his pals are geared up for a hike on a new trail. But, what’s this? A bent tree? Other episodes include, “Hal the Duck/The Crow-lympics” and “What a Pearl/Wild Bee Motel.”
Image Credit: Courtesy of Darren Goldstein
Odd Squad, Volume 17
Streaming Date: March 11, 2022
In “Odd Off The Press,” with Opal now fighting oddness with her sister, the Mobile Unit holds a press conference to introduce a new member. And when a group of villains causes oddness, it’s not a good time for The Big O to be heading off to space. Next, in “Box Trot/O for the Day,” the Mobile Unit is on a mission to get rid of a box containing villain powers. Then, when Mr. O from Seattle accidentally turns himself into a creature, the Mobile Unit is called in to help. Other episodes featured in Volume 17 include, “H2 Oh No/In Your Dreams” and “Mission O Possible/Nature of the Sandbeast.”
About PBS KIDS
MASTERPIECPBS KIDS believes the world is full of possibilities, and so is every child. As the number one educational media brand for kids, PBS KIDS helps children ages 2-8 learn lessons that last a lifetime. Through television, digital media, and community-based programs, PBS KIDS wants children to see themselves uniquely reflected and celebrated in loveable, diverse characters who serve as positive role models, and to explore their feelings and discover new adventures along the way. Families can watch PBS KIDS anytime on the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and the PBS KIDS Video app, available on mobile and connected-TV devices, no subscription required. PBS KIDS’ large collection of mobile apps and pbskids.org provide accessible content, including digital games and streaming video to spark kids’ curiosity. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn and grow – including their teachers, parents, and community – providing resources to support children’s learning, anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About PBS DISTRIBUTION
PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats. The company operates five streaming channels —PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS, PBS LIVING, PBS DOCUMENTARIES, and PBS America (U.K.). Other services include transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand licensing, physical products on DVD and Blu-ray, theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight, and international program sales and co-productions.
PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators the highest quality factual, scripted, and children’s programming including films from Ken Burns, hit series from MASTERPIECE and foreign language dramas from Walter Presents, entertaining and educational PBS KIDS series, and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and many independent producers. For over 10 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.
Follow PBS Distribution on Facebook and Twitter.
For Press inquiries, please contact Jill@jgoldsteinpr.com