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Fred Rogers, late 1960s
Fred Rogers on the set of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood in the 1960s

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, or just Mister Rogers, is an American children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was produced by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA public broadcaster WQED and Rogers' non-profit production company Family Communications, Inc. (named Small World Enterprises until 1971). It is the longest running series on PBS. The show is currently seen in reruns on many PBS stations. An animated spinoff called Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood started airing in 2012.

The program starred Fred Rogers, David Newell as Mr. McFeely, Betty Aberlin as Lady Aberlin, Don Brockett as Chef Brockett, François Clemmons as Officer Clemmons, Bob Trow as Bob Dog and Joe Negri as Handyman Negri.

Funding

  • Public Television Stations
  • Sears-Roebuck Foundation
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