Amazon Prime Video has become the exclusive home for subscription streaming of PBS Kids shows. The service will bring new episodes of PBS Kids programs soon after airing on PBS stations, and, with Prime subscribers are also able to download episodes for offline viewing later.
As well as Prime Video, PBS Kids will also be available with Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the subscription service designed for kids and parents.
PBS Kids shows include Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Arthur, Dinosaur Train, Wild Kratts, Odd Squad, and Martha Speaks among others.
Prime Video can be accessed through the Amazon Video app for TVs, streaming media players, mobile devices, and through web browsers at www.amazon.com/primevideo.
“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.
“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,” said Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Children’s Media & Education, PBS.