TLC rides Bus to victory with teachers

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According to a survey sponsored by PBS, the top educational show is on
cable's The Learning Channel.

Magic School Bus was picked No. 1 by a national survey of

PBS can take some of the credit for that show.

Magic School Bus ran first on PBS back in the mid-1990s, but it moved to Fox
and eventually to TLC and co-owned Discovery Kids.

PBS claimed six of the 10 most popular shows with educators.

The top 10 are, in order: Magic School Bus (TLC), Reading
(PBS), National Geographic (PBS), Bill Nye the Science
(Noggin), Arthur (PBS), Biography (A&E Network), Sesame
(PBS), Schoolhouse Rock (ABC), Nova (PBS) and
Between the Lions (PBS).

The study was conducted by Grunwald Associates of San Mateo, Calif., which
held 1,010 online interviews with primary- and secondary-school teachers in
September 2002.