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 Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS updated its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23).

Read More

New Report from DreamBox Learning® and PBS Reveals Most Educators Believe in the Power of Educational Technology to Improve Student Achievement

Posted by Susan Timcheck on

Educators overwhelmingly believe educational technology is an effective tool for improving student outcomes, according to a new national survey from DreamBox Learning® and PBS. The study, which was conducted by Education Week Research Center, also reveals that educators want more support to effectively use those technology tools.

Read More

PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

Posted by Susan Timcheck on

As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

Read More

PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

Posted by PBS Publicity on

The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

Read More

PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief

Posted by PBS Publicity on

Perry Simon, an accomplished television leader who has held top posts at BBC America, Vulcan Productions, Viacom Productions and NBC Entertainment, will join PBS as the organization’s next chief programming executive and general manager, General Audience Programming.

Read More