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PBS Video: Watch TV Everywhere

by PBS
A great variety
A great variety

Catch up on your PBS favorites on your own schedule

FREE in the App Store

PBS Video is an Apple TV app that lets you catch up on your favorite PBS shows whenever you have some time.

A great variety. For fans of PBS network, the app provides many terrific video viewing options. From new to popular to coming soon, you can certainly stay in the loop. Browse through the Shows section for a particular one and then just choose the episode to begin watching. You can also add shows to your Favorites so that they conveniently display right at the top.

A great variety

What is it about?

PBS Video is an Apple TV app that allows users to access the full PBS catalog of shows and news. Once the app is activated, you'll be able to continue watching "Antiques Roadshow," "Downton Abbey," and much more on your own schedule, no DVR required. You'll gain access to the full library of content, add your favorites and then watch them from any device with the app. There is even some original online content that can't be accessed through the normal broadcast. So no matter how much of a PBS fan you are, there's something for everyone here with PBS Video.

For those who...

  • You like PBS content
  • You enjoy unique shows

Not for those who...

  • You don't like PBS
  • You prefer to watch movies

Why we love it

PBS always has some unique shows on their network, so we like having all of the content available on our schedule with the PBS Video Apple TV app.

App Details

Last updated
May 16, 2022
Release date
October 25, 2010
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PBS Video features thousands of full-length episodes, the latest news, live TV from your local PBS station, award-winning documentaries, and iconic series from PBS and member stations. Watch TV and stream your favorite PBS shows anytime, anywhere!

Streaming and watching TV is made easy with PBS Video. Watch series you love and discover brand new shows, live or on demand, with PBS’s streaming TV app. Unlike conventional streaming apps, PBS Video lets you access local TV live! Watch all your favorites, from documentaries to indie films, TV shows to musicals.

Watch series, catch up on your favorite TV shows, and discover new episodes from Masterpiece, Ken Burns, NOVA, Nature, PBS NewsHour, Frontline, Antiques Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, American Experience, American Masters, Independent Lens, POV, Great Performances, Call the Midwife and so much more. Watch new videos that are added daily.

Watch TV at your convenience by downloading the PBS Video App to your mobile device, tablet, computer, or TV. Add popular documentary films, TV shows, performances and more to your watchlist for easy viewing later.


- Watching TV is more convenient with PBS Video
- Stream PBS shows on demand and watch live TV
- Watch and catch up on the latest releases
- Watch local TV channels by connecting to your local PBS station
- Access an expanded library of acclaimed PBS programming

- Watch TV shows on demand with PBS Video
- TV shows of all genres - from drama and romance to murder and mystery
- Watch a new series and your all-time favorites
- Save episodes of your favorite TV shows to a custom watchlist

- Watch a new TV show or explore videos from the PBS archives
- Stream specially curated playlists, short films, interviews, extras, and more
- Binge TV shows of all genres on the PBS Video app
- Watch films, documentaries and TV shows

- Enjoy the best of streaming and entertainment with PBS Video
- Drama: All Creatures Great and Small, Miss Scarlet and the Duke, Poldark, Vienna Blood, Grantchester, Sanditon, World on Fire, Baptiste, Call the Midwife, Jamestown, and more.
- Foreign Dramas: Professor T, Seaside Hotel, and Thou Shalt Not Kill.
- News & Public Affairs: Programs from PBS NewsHour, Frontline, Amanpour and Company, Firing Line, and Washington Week.
- Award-Winning Films & Documentaries: Discover new perspectives with Ken Burns, Independent Lens, POV, Reel South, and the PBS Short Film Festival.
- History: Antiques Roadshow, American Experience, American Masters, Origin of Everything, and Finding Your Roots, and more.
- Arts & Performances: Great Performances, Live from Lincoln Center, Austin City Limits, Now Hear This, Sound Field, and more.
- Science & Nature: Explore astonishing new worlds from NOVA, Nature, Deep Look, Expedition, and more.

- Antiques Roadshow
- Broadchurch
- Secrets of the Dead
- VOCES: American Exile
- Call The Midwife

Passport is an added benefit of station membership. By donating to your local PBS station you can:
- Stream an expanded library of acclaimed PBS programming
- Extended and exclusive access to 1,500+ episodes of your favorite shows
- Watch past and current seasons of popular shows like Downton Abbey & All Creatures Great and Small
- Binge watch new TV series and your favorite PBS programs, like Finding Your Roots
- Stream early releases and special collections, like Ken Burns films

Watch TV anywhere and stream PBS Video today.

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PBS offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new worlds through trusted, educational television and digital content.

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