PBS39 Now Live on YouTube TV

Beginning December 17, YouTube TV Subscribers Will Have Access to Educational and Inspiring Content from PBS39

PBS39, (also known as PBS Fort Wayne) announced on December 17 that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV.

Dedicated live channels for PBS Fort Wayne and PBS KIDS, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers, expanding PBS’s digital footprint and offering viewers additional ways to stream PBS content. To access the full line-up available in northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio and southern Michigan, you can visit the YouTube TV live guide or the PBS schedule here.

“Every year, more and more households are seeking alternative ways to view their favorite PBS programs,” said PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer Ira Rubenstein. “PBS is committed to making trusted content available to all households across as many platforms as possible. We are pleased that YouTube TV recognizes public television’s unique structure and worked with us to provide our viewers with more ways to watch the programs that they love through their local PBS.”

“We are excited to partner with PBS39 on this unique partnership to further our commitment to providing a best-in-class experience for our users,” said Lori Conkling, Global Head of Partnerships at YouTube TV. “PBS and PBS KIDS are highly requested channels by our users, and we’re thrilled to be able to add these to the YouTube TV lineup starting today.”

YouTube TV represents PBS Fort Wayne’s first local livestreaming partnership and includes episodes and on-demand content from locally produced shows such as arts IN focus, HealthLine, Matters of Mind, Life Ahead and PrimeTime39, as well as PBS favorites, including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Great Performances, Masterpiece, Nature, and more. The accompanying PBS KIDS 24/7 channel extends the organization’s mission of helping prepare children for success in school and life through trusted, educational media, available anytime and anywhere. Users can access favorite series, such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Molly of Denali, Odd Squad, Pinkalicious & Peterrific, Wild Kratts and Sesame Street. YouTube TV subscribers can also access select content through YouTube TV’s VOD (Video On Demand) service.

In addition to YouTube TV, PBS Fort Wayne’s content is available on all PBS branded platforms, including PBS.org and PBSKIDS.org, as well as the PBS Video app, the PBS KIDS Video app and the PBS39 app, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. PBS Fort Wayne members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Passport.