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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – PBS tweeted  today that it is setting up a 24/7 television channel and live web stream for its kids shows.

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Local station KERA is one of many PBS stations across the country that will broadcast it as a digital subchannel.

The kid-friendly channel will eventually include an integrated games feature, too. It will create a fun, interactive experience for children to bounce between a show and an activity linked to it.

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The channel will also be streamed on the PBS Kids web site and app, which opens the door to Internet-connected TVs through Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast and other streaming devices.

The channel will launch later this year.

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