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

“Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Story-Times with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS Streaming on YouTube and Facebook, Start Monday, April 20, 12 Noon (ET)

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.

Read More

Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words Airs on PBS May 18, 2020

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words, a new film tracing the life story of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, airs on PBS on Monday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Read More

PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT Shares How Americans Are Adapting During The Coronavirus Pandemic in New Broadcast Special, Produced by RadicalMedia, Airing May 8, 2020

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

IN THIS TOGETHER: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY is a new coronavirus special to broadcast Friday, May 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Read More

PBS ELECTS TINA SHARKEY TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS today announced the election of Tina Sharkey to serve as a member of its Board of Directors.

Read More

PBS and WGBH to Provide At-Home Learning Programs for Students and Educators Nationwide During School Closures Through WORLD Channel

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

As schools across the country close in response to the COVID-19 virus, PBS and WGBH Boston have partnered to support distance learning. Beginning on Monday, March 30, the public media WORLD Channel from WGBH will provide a daily, five-hour At-Home Learning Service, for students in grades 6-12, to PBS stations nationwide.

Read More