Videos

How to browse and interact with shows.

How will I know when a video is about to expire?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>To find out when a video will expire, click on the video and beneath the video image you will see an expiration date...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:23 PM
Can I still watch a video after it has expired?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>No. Once a video's streaming rights have expired, it can no longer be viewed on PBS.org. Some videos are offered...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:27 PM
Why can I only see the most recent episodes of Downton Abbey online?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>As you may know PBS is not a producer, but rather a distributor of programming. Our distribution rights are fairly l...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:33 PM
Can I adjust the quality of video streaming?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>Yes. When viewing a video, hover your mouse or click the <b>HD icon</b> located in the bottom right side...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:34 PM
A narrator is describing everything that happens on the shows I am watching. How do I make it stop?
<div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <p>You may be hearing the Descriptive Video Service (DVS) option made available to aud...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:34 PM
Why is Doc Martin not available on PBS.org?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>Doc Martin is distributed by American Public Television (APT) and not PBS. APT can be contacted online at the follow...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:35 PM
Why is Father Brown not available on PBS.org?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>Father Brown is distributed by BBC Worldwide and not PBS. BBC Worldwide can be contacted online at the following add...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 3:35 PM
When I play a video, the screen is black. Why?
<div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <p>One possibility is that you have installed AdBlock <span style="font-family...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 at 11:29 AM
I am getting a message that a video is unavailable in my area. Why?
<div dir="ltr"><div> <span rel="clipboard_data"><p dir="ltr">There are a few different reasons why you ...
Thu, 4 May, 2017 at 9:42 AM
Can I livestream NewsHour?
<div dir="ltr"> <p>Yes. Please click here to livestream NewsHour: <a href="http://www.ustream.tv/pbsnewshour" target="...
Fri, 9 Sep, 2016 at 3:16 PM