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List of popular Public Broadcasting Service shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Public Broadcasting Service TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Public Broadcasting Service TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Public Broadcasting Service, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Shows include everything from Sesame Street to Arthur.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Public Broadcasting Service on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Public Broadcasting Service TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Public Broadcasting Service television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Public Broadcasting Service network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Sesame Street Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney

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Arthur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Arthur J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu

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The Joy of Painting is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Joy of Painting Bob Ross, Ben Stahl, Steve Ross

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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Curious George Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker, Rino Romano

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Reading Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Reading Rainbow LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang

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WordGirl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
WordGirl Dannah Feinglass Phirman, Ryan Raddatz, Maria Bamford

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Ghostwriter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Ghostwriter David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander

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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Magic School Bus Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

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Bill Nye the Science Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Bill Nye the Science Guy Ed Begley Jr., Rachelle Carson, Bill Nye

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Zoboomafoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Zoboomafoo Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson

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Kidsongs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Kidsongs Lynsey Bartilson, Mark Humphrey, Alexandra Picatto

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Where in the World Is Carmen S... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Keith David, Fred Rogers, Don Francks

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Wishbone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Wishbone Amy Acker, Melissa Archer, Shelley Duvall

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Liberty's Kids is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Liberty's Kids Whoopi Goldberg, Liam Neeson, Billy Crystal

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Martha Speaks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Martha Speaks Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Brian Drummond

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Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Shining Time Station is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Shining Time Station Ringo Starr, George Carlin, Didi Conn

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Between the Lions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Between the Lions Ruth Westheimer, Fred Newman, Kathryn Mullen

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George Shrinks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
George Shrinks Tracey Moore, Bryn McAuley, Kathleen Laskey

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The Big Comfy Couch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Big Comfy Couch Alyson Court, Fred Stinson, Grindl Kuchirka

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PBS NewsHour is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
PBS NewsHour Robert MacNeil

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Zoom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Zoom Jared Nathan

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Monsterpiece Theater is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Monsterpiece Theater

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Where in Time Is Carmen Sandie... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Lynne Thigpen^! Kevin Shinick^! Alaine Kashian

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Square One Television is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Square One Television John Sayles, Yeardley Smith, Larry Cedar

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Thomas the Tank Engine & Frien... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin

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The Letter People is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Letter People Allan Trautman

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Nova is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Nova Jay O. Sanders^! Lance Lewman^! Craig Sechler

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The Puzzle Place is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Puzzle Place Alice Dinnean, Peter Linz, Noel MacNeal

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Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Charlie Rose Charlie Rose

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Kratts' Creatures is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Kratts' Creatures Ron Rubin, Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt

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An American Family is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Jaromír Hanzlík

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The Elegant Universe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Dinosaur Train Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett

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Little Amadeus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Little Amadeus Frank Welker, Rob Paulsen, Daniel DeSanto

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Prime Suspect is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Prime Suspect Helen Mirren, Zoë Wanamaker, Tom Bell

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Sid the Science Kid is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Sid the Science Kid Drew Massey, Alice Dinnean, Victor Yerrid

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3-2-1 Contact is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
3-2-1 Contact David Quinn, Debra Shapiro, Todd A. Rolle

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Spidey Super Stories is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Mr. Conductor's Thomas Tales is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Nature is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows

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Masterpiece is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Masterpiece Alistair Cooke, Laura Linney, David Bamber

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Postcards from Buster is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Postcards from Buster Audrey Tautou, Colleen Villard, Arthur Holden

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Timothy Goes to School is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Timothy Goes to School Alyson Court, Linda Kash, Fiona Reid

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The Jewel in the Crown is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Jewel in the Crown Charles Dance, Om Puri, Saeed Jaffrey

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The Adams Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
The Adams Chronicles George Grizzard, William Daniels, David Birney

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Wall Street Week is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
Wall Street Week Louis Rukeyser

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A Little Princess is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Public Broadcasting Service TV Shows
A Little Princess Miriam Margolyes, Meera Syal, Maureen Lipman