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PBS Video

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
January 25, 2021
Release date
October 25, 2010
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App Store Description

PBS Video features thousands of full-length episodes, award-winning documentaries, and series from PBS and member stations, so you can stream popular PBS shows anytime, anywhere!

Catch up or discover recent episodes from MASTERPIECE, NOVA, NATURE, PBS NEWSHOUR, FRONTLINE, INDEPENDENT LENS, POV, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, NO PASSPORT REQUIRED and so much more. New videos are added daily.

Support your local station for access to an extended library of shows with PBS Passport.


Explore a rich and varied selection of thousands of videos from new shows and the PBS archives, as well as specially curated playlists and collections available all year long.

Binge Ken Burn’s documentaries: Country Music, The Vietnam War and College Behind Bars.

Get caught up in the drama with MASTERPIECE shows like Poldark, The Durrells in Corfu, Vienna Blood, Grantchester, Sanditon, World on Fire, Baptiste and others, like Call the Midwife, and Jamestown*.

Explore new worlds with science and nature programming from NOVA and NATURE including Spy in the Wild, Life from Above, Expedition, Human, The Gene, Earth’s Sacred Wonders, Animals on the Move, and Super Cats.

Enjoy foreign-language dramas like MODUS* and Though Shall Not Kill.

Shine a light on thought-provoking news and public affairs programs from PBS NEWSHOUR, FRONTLINE, and WASHINGTON WEEK, Amanpour and Co., and Retro Report on PBS.

Take a front-row seat with arts and music content from GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, and Now Hear This.

Learn how history shapes our present with ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, AMERICAN MASTERS, and FINDING YOUR ROOTS with Henry Lewis Gates, Jr.

Discover new perspectives with award-winning films and documentaries from INDEPENDENT LENS, POV, and the PBS ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL.

*Some programs and early releases are exclusive to PBS Passport.

• Watch recently aired episodes from your favorite PBS shows
• Stream shows from your local PBS station and see what's coming soon
• Watch previews and clips from hundreds of shows
• Save your favorite programs and episodes for easy viewing later
• Get access to an extended library of content with PBS Passport

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