The Sunny Side Up Show is a morning block and show on Sprout. It is hosted by Kelly (Kelly Vrooman), Sean (Sean Roach), Dennisha (Dennisha Pratt) and Carly (Carly Ciarrocchi), who switch off each week. In addition, Chica, a chicken puppet, appears with the host. The block features intls where hosts, Chica, and, occasionally, PBS characters participate in activities related to the week's theme.
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).