About PBS

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.

We invite you to find out more about America’s largest public media enterprise.

Recent Press Releases

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS unveiled a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

Read More

PBS Appoints Jeremy Gaines as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS announced that Jeremy Gaines has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Barzilay and serve as a key member of PBS’ senior leadership team.

Read More

PBS Digital Studios Launches New Digital Series HOT MESS From the Team Behind “It’s Okay to Be Smart”

Posted by Sydney Cameron on

PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of its new original YouTube series HOT MESS, dedicated to illustrating the complexities of the Earth’s climate and its impact on populations.

Read More

PBS Programs Receive 6 Peabody Awards

Last Updated by Sydney Cameron on

On April 12, 16, 19 and 24 the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2017. PBS programs received 6 awards including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo.”

Read More

PBS Takes Viewers Around The World For Another Summer of Adventure

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

This summer, the adventure continues as PBS presents a lineup of programs that take viewers to some of the most remarkable destinations in the U.S. and abroad, from touring the vibrant immigrant communities in American cities with Chef Marcus Samuelsson in NO PASSPORT REQUIRED to climbing to the top of the Rocky Mountains, the Himalayas and the Andes in KINGDOMS OF THE SKY.

Read More