Sprout (formerly PBS Kids Sprout) is an independent American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable subsidiary of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast. Sprout replaced the PBS Kidschannel on some cable and satellite providers. The network, which also maintains a complimentary video-on-demand(VOD) service and website, features a mix of children's programs acquired from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and original programming exclusive to the network, which is aimed at preschoolers and their families. The network's live programming and wraparound segments are produced at NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. Based on PBS, Sesame Workshop and HiT Entertainment.
As of February 2015, Sprout is available to approximately 58 million pay television households (49.8% of households with television) in the United States.