The following programs which originally aired on PBS have been released on DVD with optional descriptive narration tracks and captioning.
All but a few can be purchased by following the links below to the product page on
BIG BROTHER BINKY is an animated spinoff from the popular ARTHUR series and is a great way to introduce children to a complex topic. In the second story, can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team?
(Unrated 2011 DVD, PBS Home Video) Hooray for Health includes: Arthur s Chicken Pox/ Sick as a Dog; Arthur s Tooth/ D. (Unrated 2008 DVD Set, WGBH BOSTON Studios) Based on the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown and a Daytime Emmy Award-Winner for Outstanding Children's Animated Program, Arthur chronicles the adventures of the world's most famous aardvark, eight-year-old Arthur Read, and his family and friends. Muffy's Soccer Shocker/ Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet-- - Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the-gulp! Even if Muffy survives playing goalie in the big game against Mighty Mountain, will the team survive her dad?In episodes that never moralize or talk down to kids, Arthur and his friends encounter the joys and difficulties that all kids experience. The try-outs for the Young Person's Orchestra are coming to Lakewood Elementary and everyone agrees that Binky is a shoe-in, since he's the best musician in school.From keeping secrets to going to the hospital, Arthur manages to handle each situation with imagination, kindness, and humor. So why is Binky suddenly refusing to play in band practice?WGBH has announced the first season set for Arthur; season 10. Has Binky turned against the clarinet or against music itself?Several movie studios are now releasing DVD and Blu-rays discs of mainstream films with the descriptive narration track created for theaterical release. We continue to work with additional PBS series producers, commercial network producers and movie studios' home entertainment divisions to encourage them to make their releases fully accessible through the inclusion of descriptive narration as well as captioning.
If you want to help demonstrate to the producers, television networks and Web services that offer streaming and downloadable movies that there really is a market and engaged audience for described media, here’s a list of major Hollywood studios to contact If you want to advocate for more TV programs to be released on DVD, and available to download or stream, please write to us at [email protected] and Cubs: Leona thinks scary giants are coming into the library to clobber lion cubs.(Unrated 2005 DVD, WGBH BOSTON Studios) Fuzzy Wuzzy, Wuzzy?But this is no ordinary adoption, since Binky's new kid sister is coming all the way from China! When he gets hooked on "Love Ducks" he tries to hide it from his friends--not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spin-off everyone's talking about! the Piano/ The Big Blow-UP - Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal.This is the story of Binky and his family going to China to meet their new family member and how they learn about a different culture as well. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes?Go directly to the list of described PBS programs available from