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

PBS Announces Its Current Top 10 Vote Getters for THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Ahead of the Grand Finale on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

The clock is ticking to cast your final votes for America’s best-loved novel. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ will air its “Grand Finale” episode and reveal America’s choice for its number one book on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).

Read More

PBS KIDS Announces First Live Theatrical Touring Stage Show That Brings Learning and Exploration to Life

Last Updated by Susan Timcheck on

PBS KIDS today announced the first-ever PBS KIDS Live! touring stage show, PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure, presented by Zappos Adaptive. The live-action theatrical experience, designed to support (STEAM)- based learning, offers families a live-action musical along with a pre-show lobby experience.

Read More

PBS Wins 7 News & Documentary Emmys®

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS programs were honored with seven News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on Monday, October 1, 2018.

Read More

PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering Fall 2019

Posted by PBS Publicity on

XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM will introduce kids ages 4-7 to inspiring historical figures – from Rosa Parks to Leonardo da Vinci – who will help them learn important social-emotional concepts.

Read More

PBS KIDS Kicks Off October with New Halloween Programming, Games and Activities for Families and Teachers

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS KIDS invites everyone to celebrate Halloween with special episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities for families and teachers.

Read More