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Family Night on WiCkNeY KIDS in April and May

WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcaster, presents a series of “Family Nights” on its 24/7 WiCkNeY KIDS channel, featuring PBS KIDS TV programming. Each special starts at 7 p.m.


Where to watch:

  • Over the Air Channel: 24.4
  • Time Warner Digital Cable: 1277
  • Verizon Fios: 468

A live stream of WiCkNeY KIDS is also available on the PBS KIDS Video App on Google Play and in the iTunes store.

Odd Squad: The Movie

April 21-23

7 p.m.

In this feature-length Odd Squad event, a rival group of adults called Weird Team arrive with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a result, the Odd Squad is run out of business and all the agents are forced to disband and go back to their lives as regular kids. Using math skills and teamwork, the kids discover Weird Team isn’t actually solving problems, but just covering them up. The Season 2 cast teams up with the Season 1 cast to stop Weird Team and save the world from destruction.


Wild Kratts: Back In Creature Time

April 28-30

7 p.m.

The Wild Kratts crew laments the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they’ll never be able to see them. Aviva decides that it’s finally time to unveil her most secret 

invention yet – the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump in time to meet the extinct series.


Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean

May 5-7

7 p.m.

The Reeftown kids catch the currents and embark on an epic journey across the sea to help a friendly young turtle. Along the way they learn that all creatures are interconnected and how even a small gesture can greatly affect the friends and neighbors who share the one big ocean they call home.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip

May 12-14

7 p.m.

In an all-new one-hour special, the Tiger family heads out on a road trip to Grandpere’s! At first, Daniel doesn’t know what to expect on the ride, but with a helpful map from Mom Tiger, Daniel learns that there are so many exciting things to do and see when you’re on a trip with your family


The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Space!

May 19-21

7 p.m.

The Cat in the Hat takes us on a cosmic adventure through the solar system to assist with Operation Rover Repair in this on-hour movie event!


Sesame Street: The Cookie Thief

May 26-28

7 p.m.

The nail-biting, cookie-munching thriller celebrates the arts and delights Cookie Monster fans of all ages. A cookie art museum has just opened on Sesame Street. Surrounded by beautiful cookie paintings, such as “Girl with the Cookie Earring” and the “Muncha Lisa,” Cookie Monster and his friends feel as though they’re in a whole new world. But when art suddenly starts to disappear, Cookie Monster quickly becomes a suspect. Can he clear his name? Will they find the missing art in time or will Cookie Monster be banished from the museum forever?

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