Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (often shortened to simply Mister Rogers) is an American children's television series that was created and hosted by namesake Fred Rogers. The series originated in 1963 as "Misterogers" on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) television and was later debuted in 1966 as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood on EEN, followed by its US network debut on February 19, 1968, and it aired on NET and its successor, PBS, until August 31, 2001. The series is aimed primarily at preschool ages 2 to 5, but has been stated by PBS as "appropriate for all ages". Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was produced by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA public broadcaster WQED and Rogers' non-profit production company Family Communications, Inc.; previously known as Small World Enterprises prior to 1971, the company was renamed The Fred Rogers Company after Rogers' death. Read more . . .
About Mr. Rogers General Media:
- PBS Kids: Official Site
- The Fred M. Rogers Center
- The Fred Rogers Company (formerly known as Family Communications)
- Kit and Morgan Benson (Feb 27, 2003). "Fred Rogers". Educator, Television Show Host. Find a Grave. Retrieved Aug 18, 2011.
- Fred Rogers Interview at Archive of American Television
- The Music of Mister Rogers -Pittsburgh Music History
- Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered in 1967
- Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Educational Outreach Elements