(Published Jan. 16)
Fans of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood will get a treat Feb. 9.
That Saturday, WTTW11, Chicago’s public broadcasting station, will air “Won’t you be my Neighbor,” a hit documentary film about Fred Rogers, the host of the hit childrens television show.
The film highlights Rogers’ pioneering contributions to public television and children’s programming, namely promoting kindness and tolerance. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year and has been nominated for numerous awards.
The show aired on PBS stations around the country for decades and generations of adults watched the show as kids.