This article covers information related to YouTube TV.
This is a service provided by YouTube and available exclusively on YouTube TV platforms. For the most accurate information or for assistance with the YouTube TV service, please contact YouTube TV Support at this link.
What is YouTube TV?
YouTube TV is a subscription streaming service that lets you watch live TV from major broadcast and popular cable networks. More than 100 local PBS stations are now streaming live on YouTube TV, allowing you to see your favorite PBS programs live through the YouTube TV website or app.
What kind of content is available?
YouTube TV includes episodes and on-demand content from locally produced shows and PBS favorites, including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Great Performances, Masterpiece, Nature, and more.
The accompanying PBS KIDS 24/7 channel helps prepare children for success in school and life through trusted, educational media, available anytime and anywhere. Users can access favorite series, such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Molly of Denali, Odd Squad, Pinkalicious & Peterrific, Wild Kratts, and Sesame Street.
YouTube TV subscribers can also access select content through YouTube TV’s VOD service.
Is my local PBS station available on YouTube TV?
More than 100 local PBS stations are streaming live on YouTube TV. To see if your local PBS station is available through YouTube TV, please visit the YouTube TV site and enter your zip code at the top of the page. Additional PBS stations will launch on YouTube TV in 2020.
Alabama Public Television
Alaska Public Media
Arizona Public Media
Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN)
Blue Ridge PBS
Connecticut Public Television
Detroit Public Television
East Tennessee PBS
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Idaho Public Television
Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
Maryland Public Television
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Nashville Public Television (NPT)
Nebraska Network (NET)
New Hampshire PBS
New Jersey Public Media (NJTV)
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)
Ozarks Public Television
PBS El Paso
PBS Reno (KNPB)
PBS Utah (KUED)
Public Media Group of Southern California (KCET)
Rocky Mountain PBS
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
South Florida PBS
Southern Oregon PBS
Texas Tech Public Media (KTTZ)
The Nine Network of Public Media
Twin Cities PBS
WCMU Public Media
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Western Reserve Public Media
How can I see my local PBS station's programming available on YouTube TV?
To access the full line-up available in your area, you can visit the YouTube TV live guide or view the PBS schedule here.
How can I access YouTube TV?
Is YouTube TV available through the PBS website or PBS Video app?
YouTube TV is not available through the PBS website or PBS Video app. At this time, live streaming is not available on the PBS website or PBS Video app.
Is a subscription to YouTube TV required to view my local PBS station's live stream?
Because this live stream is offered by YouTube TV, users must subscribe to the YouTube TV service to view local PBS station content through YouTube TV.
PBS will continue to offer online streams of popular programs through PBS.org and the PBS Video app. A subscription is not required to view every video available on the PBS website and app, however some videos are exclusive to members with the Passport benefit. The Passport membership benefit offers access to exclusive PBS content for supporters of local PBS stations.
How much does YouTube cost?
YouTube TV costs $49.99/month for 1 membership with up to 6 accounts. YouTube TV offers a free trial available through their website.
Where is YouTube TV available?
YouTube TV is available nationwide in over 99.5% of households in the United States.
I have YouTube TV and would like to request help.
If you have encountered an issue with your YouTube TV service, please contact the YouTube TV support team directly at this link.
PBS is unable to troubleshoot the YouTube TV service as this service is maintained by YouTube.
I have YouTube TV and would like to cancel or request a refund.
PBS is unable to update your YouTube TV membership as this service is maintained by YouTube.