Over the weekend, two episodes of Mister Roger's Neighborhood "Conflict" series unexpectedly appeared on YouTube after being unavailable for three decades. YouTube quickly removed them, but to many, the timing felt related to Trump's plans to defund PBS. (more…)
Though he passed away in 2003, Fred Rogers remains an icon of kindness for the ages.
On May 1, 1969, Fred Rogers stepped before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communication and explained what exactly his job entailed. Rogers, the man behind the PBS show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” had gone to Washington, D.C., to defend public television from budget cuts. Show More Summary
David Newell is best known for playing the speedy delivery man Mr. McFeely -- opposite Fred Rogers -- in the long running PBS children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Guess what he looks like now!
Sunday, Feb. 19, marks 49 years since “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” debuted on U.S. television. In its three-decade run, the show educated, entertained and inspired millions of young children across the country. Though the world hasShow More Summary
My son used to watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (a modern take on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood) a lot, and one song’s chorus goes like, “In some ways we are different, but… Tags: commercial, human
Headlines & highlights: Amidst all the political news, this story made me smile. A Pittsburgh resident is petitioning to rename the Pittsburgh International Airport the Fred Rogers International Airport. Mister Rogers was filmed in Pittsburgh for 40+ years and Rogers had a life long fascination with planes. ???? Very excited to hear that the first post-security […]
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood and one local man recently started a petition through Change.org, to change the name of Pittsburgh Airport. For those of you not so familiar with the line “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood”, it’s from the children’s TV show Mister Rogers Neighborhood. Show More Summary
Decades ago, Fred Rogers, host of the classic show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” gave a moving speech to the U.S. Senate defending public programming, and his words seem more important now than ever. After being elected in 1968, President...Show More Summary
For 33 years episodes of "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood" were produced at Pittsburgh’s WQED.
Our childhoods wouldn't have been complete without the full-hearted Fred Rogers, host and creator of TV show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Pittsburgher Ian Miller clearly felt the same way as he started an online petition to rename the Pittsburgh International Airport to Fred Rogers International Airport. Show More Summary
In 1968, during the first season of the classic television show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the esteemed Fred Rogers introduced an eager group of children to electronic music pioneer and composer Bruce Haack, who played a suitcase device of his own design. The children, guided by Miss Nelson, did calisthenics and sang to the strange, wonderful […]
Mr. Coats, an amiable Indianan who just completed his second Senate stint, served on his chamber’s Intelligence Committee and was ambassador to Germany.
"I want to show you something," intones Mister Rogers, showing these pikers how he's been terrifying children with his creepy clown prank since 1968. (more…)
Betty Aberlin is best known for playing the Land of Make-Believe local Lady Aberlin -- opposite Fred Rogers -- in the long running children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Guess what she looks like now!
Speaking of Mr. Rogers, Arielle Bernstein wrote about how the spirit of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood lives on in contemporary advice columns like Ask Polly (now a book!), Dear Sugar, and Ask Andrew W.K. Rogers offered something different...Show More Summary
We all have our complaints about TV content, but what we don't have are solutions. Of course, we can't all be like Mister Rogers.
Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood has a beloved and famous quote about looking for the good in times of tragedy. “When I was a boy and I would see … Click to Continue »
(Fowl Language Comics/Brian Gordon) Borrow a child's stuff animal and try it. You'll feel better. And then, as Mister Rogers advised, look for the helpers.
Born in 1928 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania — a town which also produced golfer Arnold Palmer and Rolling Rock beer — Fred McFeely Rogers went on to become an American cultural icon. Though he lived most of his adult life in Pittsburgh, upon...Show More Summary