Let Drunk History Tell You the Story of How Mister Rogers Convinced the Senate to Fund PBS Instead of the Vietnam War
Drunk History takes on the story of Mister Rogers seeking funding from a Nixon-era Senate Committee looking to slash funding in favor of the Vietnam War.Read More
PBS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood with the special "Mister Rogers: It's You I Like", hosted by Michael Keaton.Read More
Perfect casting is perfect.
Start stocking up on tissues now.Read More
For so many of us, that show shaped us. It spoke to us and resonated on a level deeper than is maybe reasonable for a piece of entertainment. I don't think I'm exaggerating when I say that this television show made us–many of us–feel seen and safe and genuinely loved. The show and the man behind it were magic.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffatt on Why He Never Cast a Woman as the Doctor
"This isn’t a show exclusively for progressive liberals."
Departing "Doctor Who" showrunner Steven Moffatt doesn't always choose the best words, and this time he probably should have kept them to himself.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Feel Better About Life and the World With Twitch’s 18-Day Mister Rogers Marathon
It's easy to go down a rabbit-hole of negativity these days with everything going on in the world, but for the next sixteen days and change, there is at least one source of positivity and love that is here for us. Twitch is running an 18-day marathon of the children's classic TV show, Mister Rogers Neighborhood.Read More
The five-episode "Conflict Series" that ran in November of 1983 has become something of a lore for 'Mister Rogers' fans. This weekend, two of the episodes briefly popped up on YouTube, and the timing couldn't have been more perfect.Read More
Here's a cute pick-me-up for all you Yuri!! On Ice fans. Joseph Johnson and Karina Manta recently competed together in the U.S. Championships for figure skating, and while waiting for their results, Joseph Johnson did the classic hand symbol that JJ from Yuri!! On Ice does to pump himself up!Read More
After discovering video mash-up artist John D. Boswell -- or melodysheep -- of Symphony of Science and discovering he was a huge Mister Rogers fan, PBS Digital Studios commissioned a piece on our good buddy Fred, and this is the result: Garden Of Your Mind. It's a touching little tribute to the man so many of us grew up with. Rest in peace Fred Rogers, everybody misses you.Read More