WordWorld

Each episode of "WordWorld" is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second. "WordWorld's" WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word "expert"; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend. A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word "morph" into the thing it is. Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

WordWorld By Episode


NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels


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This Old House | E7 | Atlanta Postmaster's House | Repointed and Planted
Ask This Old House | E7 | Paint Tile, Water Tank Replacement | Ask This Old House
Magpie Murders | Episode 5
Secrets of the Dead | Decoding Hieroglyphics
How She Rolls | Boxed In
Local, USA | In Their Element
Antiques Roadshow | Vintage San Antonio, Hour 1
NOVA | Nazca Desert Mystery
Nature | Woodpeckers: The Hole Story
Dia de los Muertos | Dia de los Muertos
The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations | Wynton Marsalis
The Caverns Sessions | GANGSTAGRASS
Making Black America | Episode 4
Austin City Limits | Allison Russell / The Weather Station
Miss Scarlet & The Duke | Episode 1
Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes | Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes
Next at the Kennedy Center | Let My Children Hear Mingus
The Food Principle | Part 1: Architects & Builders
The House That Norm Built | The House That Norm Built
POV | The Last Out
Becoming Frederick Douglass | Becoming Frederick Douglass
Rivers of Life | Yukon
Rick Steves' Art of Europe | Stone Age to Ancient Greece
Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom | Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom
Lucy Worsley Investigates | The Witch Hunts
Van der Valk | Episode 1: Plague on Amsterdam
Hispanic Heritage Awards | 35th Hispanic Heritage Awards
Great Performances | Intimate Apparel
The U.S. and the Holocaust | En Español:
La Otra Mirada | The Life I Want to Live
Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride | Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra at The Kennedy Center | The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra at the Kennedy Center