Special PBS KIDS Episodes: May 2013

Arthur Starts Monday, May 6th: ALL NEW WEEK

ARTHUR kicks off its spring season on Monday, May 6 with a week of all-new episodes, including two devoted to the issue of bullying — “The Last Tough Customer” and “So Funny I Forgot to Laugh.” Preview a clip from the “The Last Tough Customer” here: http://bit.ly/16mNCMT And here are some resources to help you talk to your kids/students about the issue of bullying: http://to.pbs.org/ZZqUob

Several PBS KIDS series have episodes themed to Mother’s Day on Friday, May 10th and Sunday, May 12th.

The week of May 20-24, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD features a “Playdate Week” with five episodes including playdates with O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina, and Katerina Kittycat, with premieres of three episodes May 20, 21 and 22.

This month’s Family Choice program is NATURE‘s “Legendary White Stallions” focusing on the bond between the horses and their caregivers.

The 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE will be airing Friday, May 24 at 1 pm.

NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT airs live, Sunday, May 26 at 7pm,  from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and to our troops around the world on the American Forces Network.

Daniel Tigers Neighborhood

The Rise of Miss Power Special

SUPER HERO… or SUPER BULLY?

Word Girl and Miss PowerOne-Hour “The Rise of Miss Power” Special!
Starring Jane Lynch as the voice of Miss Power!
Premieres Monday, February 20 @ 3:30p.m!

There’s a new super hero in town! Miss Power has come to Earth from outer space to teach WordGirl everything she knows. But is Miss Power really a sper hero? Besides using her super strength and super speed to defeat villains, Miss Power has another secret weapon: using mean words against others. WordGirl would rather not use her words harshly, but afer giving it a shot, she feels empowered! Soon, everyone starts wondering “what has gotten into WordGirl?” When WordGirl experiences Miss Power’s bullying ways herself, she gets belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Will WordGirl be able to defeat Miss Power without sinking to her level?