the PBS App
Watch the best of PBS anytime, anywhere on the free PBS App. Stream your favorite PBS shows on-demand and livestream shows from WTVI PBS Charlotte, all from your favorite device.
Stream 4000+ PBS and PBS Charlotte local shows on-demand
Watch iconic series from MASTERPIECE, NOVA, NATURE, PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, Ken Burns, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., and more, all from your favorite device.
Support your local station and get extended access to your favorite PBS shows & films, including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Independent Lens, MASTERPIECE, NATURE & Finding Your Roots.
Questions? We’re here to help!
How do I activate the PBS App?
If you’re using an iOS or Android mobile phone or tablet, you don’t need to activate, but you can sign in or sign up with a Facebook, Google, Apple, or PBS account inside the app.
If you’re using a Roku, Apple TV (tvOS), Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Samsung Smart TV, access the PBS website via the link below to activate your streaming device:
Need more help or having issues troubleshooting your device?
If you’re having any problems with device activation, activating your Passport account, streaming video content, or anything else, we’re here to help.
Want to keep watching on Your Browser?
Visit pbs.org on any device with a browser to enjoy all of your favorite streaming content on-demand.