PBS Stretches Across American Communities
PBS is watched on TV by 200 million Americans annually, and Americans stream nearly 360 million videos on PBS' web, mobile and connected device platforms each month.
One of America's Best Investments
Public broadcasting is one of America's best investments - just about $1.35 per citizen each year. For every $100 of federal spending, public broadcasting receives just a penny.
PBS Reaches Nearly Every American Household
PBS has a Larger Primetime
Audience than Many
A Window to the World
PBS has a strong legacy of offering renowned historical programs that help viewers better understand our nation and the world around them.
PBS and member stations enrich and empower Americans.
A Trusted Resource to Bring the Real Story Home
"PBS is something that I trust. What they reflect to me is what’s best about my country."
How much do you trust each organization?
Percent saying they trust the organization "a great deal"
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