THE READING LEAGUE'S READING BUDDIES

NOLA Code:
RBUD 0100 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
20 / 30
Genre:
Rights End:
3/13/2026
Producer
The Reading League
Co-Producer
WCNY
Presenter
WCNY
TV-G
CC
sIX
Stereo
Year Produced:
2021
Version:
Base
Reading together is fun!

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#101 /m/y reading buddies
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter m – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter m. Dusty and Dott practice whole body listening and make some marvelous moves.

#102 what’s the /t/ea?
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter t – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter t. Dusty and Dott talk about the words we use to identify ourselves and get their bodies moving by tapping and twisting.

#103 every /d/og has his /d/ay
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter d – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter d. Dusty and Dott discuss the importance of being flexible when plans do not go as expected and practice some daring dance moves.

#104 the big /a/pple
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter a – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter a. The threesome also explores the concept of voting in a democracy and Dusty and Dott work out their abdominals.

#105 /b/egin the /b/eguine
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter b – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter b. Dott practices upcycling, discusses recycling with Dusty, and brings the beat in “Squat with Dott.”

#106 my /s/tuffy
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter s – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter s. Dusty and Dott discuss the concepts of privacy, sharing, and gratitude and also play Dott’s version of “Red Light, Green Light.”

#107 /i/ like /i/tch
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter i – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter i. Dusty and Dott discuss good hygiene practices for staying healthy and imitate each other’s motions.

#108 /f/unny /f/ace
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter f – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter f. Dusty and Dott offer to help each other stay accountable to practicing tasks that are challenging and feel less fidgety after their fitness routine.

#109 /r/hythm nation
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter r– how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter r. Dott teaches Dusty about the importance of sun and water to the well-being of plants and humans and the pair practices different rhythms.

#110 /o/ctopus’ garden
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter o – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter o. Dusty practices forgiveness with Dott and Alphabott and Dusty and Dott hop, trot, and plop their way through their daily exercise routine.

#111 /p/enny for your thoughts
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter p – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter p. Dott teaches Dusty about land acknowledgment and indigenous populations, and, in “Squat with Dott,” the two practice some balletic positions.

#112 /c/omedy tonight
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter c – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter c. Dusty tries to convince Alphabott to go for a swim and later, Dusty and Dott squeeze in some time for cardio.

#113 /g/ood do/g/
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter g – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter g. Dott and Alphabott start a campaign against littering and Dusty and Dott get their groove on.

#114 /h/ip /h/ip /h/ooray
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter h – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter h. Dott models prioritizing important tasks and Dusty and Dott hop to it for better health.

#115 /l/eapin’ /l/izards
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter l - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter l. Dott introduces Dusty to the benefits of mindful breathing and the pair loosens up for “leg day”.

#116 /e/lephant in the room
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter e – how it is written, the short sound it represents, words that use the letter e. Dusty and Dott discuss gratitude and ways to express it, as well as engage in some energizing exercise.

#117 /w/ishful thinking
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter w – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter w. Dott helps Dusty distinguish between “indoor” and “outdoor” voices and the pair gets in a wonderful workout.

#118 /n/ananabooboo
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter n – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter n. Dusty feels left out when Dott and Alphabott appear to have an inside joke and Dusty and Dott get nimble with the number nine.

#119 /ch/ /ch/ /ch/ changes
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the digraph ch – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the digraph ch. Dott teaches Dusty some American Sign Language and the pair chums it up during their challenging workout.

#120 /v/room /v/room
Dusty, Dott, and Alphabott team up to explore the letter v – how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter v. Dott teaches Dusty about fables and the pair has a vigorous workout.

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Unlimited
Rights Dates:
3/14/2023 - 3/13/2026
School Rights:
1 year
V.O.D. Rights:
Yes
V.O.D. Rights Type:
Concurrent w/broadcast rights
Linear Live Streaming:
Yes
Non-Commercial Cable Rights:
Yes

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Toni Walsh
United States

Date
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Source
sIX