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Between the Lions is a PBS Kids puppet television series designed to promote reading. The show is a co-production between WGBH in Boston and Sirius Thinking, Ltd., in New York City, in association with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, in Mississippi. The show has won seven Daytime Emmy awards between 2001 and 2007. The target audience is children 4 to 7 years old. It has the same puppet style as Sesame Street and several season 2 episodes, notably in Dance in Smarty Pants, had a few characters from Sesame Street guest appearing. Between The Lions started its 10th and final season on September 20, 2010. The Show Ended in November, 22 2010 Along with Reading Rainbow

  1. Kathryn Mullen


  2. Michael K. Frith


  3. Christopher Cerf


Series Cast

  1. Fred Newman as

    Fred Newman

    140 Episodes

  2. Jennifer Barnhart as

    Jennifer Barnhart

    140 Episodes

  3. Kathryn Mullen as

    Kathryn Mullen

    140 Episodes

  4. Pam Arciero

    140 Episodes

  5. Tyler Bunch as

    Tyler Bunch

    140 Episodes

  6. David Matthew Feldman

    140 Episodes

  7. Ruth Westheimer as

    Ruth Westheimer

    140 Episodes

  8. Tim Lagasse as

    Tim Lagasse

    140 Episodes

  9. Anthony Asbury

    140 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 10

2010 | 10 Episodes

Season 10 of Between the Lions premiered on September 20, 2010.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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