PBS Member Stations Live on YouTube TV

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.

Click here to see if your local PBS station is available

Alabama Public Television

Alaska Public Media

Arizona PBS

Arizona Public Media

Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN)

ATL PBA

Austin PBS

BasinPBS

Blue Ridge PBS

CET

Connecticut Public Television

Detroit Public Television

East Tennessee PBS

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Idaho Public Television

KCPT

KCTS 9

KEDT

KEET

Kentucky Educational Television (KET)

KENW

KERA

KLRN

KMOS

KPBS

KPTS

KQED

KSPS

KTWU

KVIE

Lakeland PBS

Maine Public

Maryland Public Television

Milwaukee PBS

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

MontanaPBS

Nashville Public Television (NPT)

Nebraska Network (NET)

New Hampshire PBS

New Jersey Public Media (NJTV)

OETA

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)

Ozarks Public Television 

Panhandle PBS

PBS Charlotte

PBS El Paso

PBS Reno (KNPB)

PBS Utah (KUED)

Pioneer PBS

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

Think TV

Thirteen (WNET)

Twin Cities PBS

UNC-TV

Valley PBS

Vegas PBS

Vermont PBS

VPM

WBGU

WCMU Public Media

WCNY

WCTE

WEDU

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Western Reserve Public Media

WETA

WFWA

WFYI

WGBH

WGBY

WGCU

WGTE

WGVU

WHRO

WHYY

WITF

WJCT

WKNO

WLIW

WLJT

WLRN

WMHT

WNED

WNIT

WOSU

WPBS

WPSU TV

WQED

WQLN

WTCI

WTTW

WUFT

WVIZ Ideastream

WXXI

WYES

Wyoming PBS


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?

YouTube TV is available online at their website, as well as through the YouTube TV app on smart phones, tablets, and supported devices. Click here to learn more.

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.

Please contact YouTube TV directly to cancel your service or request a refund.

PBS is unable to update your YouTube TV membership as this service is maintained by YouTube.