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A Place of Our Own
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Genre Child care
Directed by Hal Grant
Starring Debi Gutierrez (2004-2007)
Elizabeth Sanchez (2008-2011)
Alina Rosario (Los Niños en Su Casa)
Narrated by B.B. King
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 780
Executive producer(s) Stephanie Drachkovitch and Mary Mazur
Producer(s) Rasha Drachkovitch
Production location(s) Los Angeles, California
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) 44 Blue Productions
Sesame Workshop
KCET Los Angeles
Original network PBS, V-me
Picture format NTSC (480i)
Audio format Stereo
Original release September 13, 2004 (2004-09-13) – December 30, 2011 (2011-12-30)

A Place of Our Own is a daily program about child care that airs on PBS, produced in Los Angeles by KCET. It was hosted by Debi Gutierrez and has been recently hosted by Elizabeth Sanchez. The Spanish-language version is Los Niños en Su Casa ("Our Children at Home"), seen on PBS and on the Spanish-language public television network V-me. Their version is hosted by Alina Rosario.

The show was produced by KCET in association with Sesame Workshop and 44 Blue Productions.

The tagline is "You are your child's first teacher".

Friday editions feature a "Week in Review", about the daily week, Monday-Thursday, similar to the review on Learn to Read. As is, people send letters to KCET, or email to Debi Gutierrez/Elizabeth Sanchez of A Place of Our Own or Alina Rosario of Los Niños en Su Casa.

It won a Peabody Award in 2005.

DVD release

Between 2008 and 2009, PBS Home Video began releasing A Place of Our Own on DVD.

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  • Early Childhood Solutions: Health and Nutrition (November 18, 2008)
  • Early Childhood Solutions: Special Needs (February 24, 2009)
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