Like other PBS characters, Barney has appeared on The Sunny Side Up Show several times. He appeared in the 2007 Thanksgiving special as well as the 2009 Valentine special. He also appeared on the show on August 17th and 18th, 2010 to promote Dinosaurs Week. He also appeared on the show on Valentine's Day 2011 (February 14, 2011). to Tulli and Say Cheese and Emma,s Theatre.
Riff has also appeared on The Sunny Side Up Show on March 31, 2011, in honor of Season 10 Barney episodes making their first appearance on the channel.
Barney will appear on The Sunny Side Up Show on November 22, 2011, to receive calls from Sproutlets who have been doing something kind.