Can I watch PBS without Passport?

Welcome to PBS! One of the unique qualities of PBS is that we provide our local member stations with programs that they schedule independently. So, No Passport Required may air on different days and at different times, depending on the station.

What is the difference between PBS Passport and PBS?

About PBS Passport With PBS Passport, an added member benefit, you get extended access to a digital, on-demand library of more than 1,500 episodes of PBS favorites. Browse below for MASTERPIECE shows currently available, with more being added regularly.

How do you unlock shows on PBS?

You must activate Passport in order to watch the video that displays the PBS Passport icon. You can still watch hundreds of hours of quality public television shows on your computer, smartphone and tablet without Passport.

Do you have to pay for PBS now?

You do not need to be a member with your local PBS station in order to watch their live stream. There is no fee required, and you will not be prompted to enter any payment information before watching the live stream.

How can I watch PBS for free?

mobile. On iOS & Android, enjoy the latest from PBS from your mobile phone or tablet. You can now easily stream PBS programs by simply downloading the free PBS App.

Is PBS Passport free on Roku?

The PBS Video channel is available for free download on Roku devices.

What is the monthly cost of PBS Passport?

PBS Passport serves as a valuable benefit for sustainers – and one with a lower point of entry at an enticing sustainer rate of $5 per month or $60 annually. As an automatic monthly withdrawal from the donor’s account, PBS Passport appeals to donors familiar with monthly services.

Is PBS Masterpiece free with Amazon Prime?

You can also choose to pay for the PBS Masterpiece add-on via Amazon Prime (additional $5.99/month), which gives you another host of great options. And/or, you can choose to pay for the Britbox add-on (additional $6.99/month) for access to still another great list of BBC shows.

Can I use my PBS Passport on Amazon Prime?

Likewise, a PBS account and Passport can not be used at Amazon’s site or apps. Other sites separate from PBS or a member station will not recognize your Passport benefit. If you are trying to watch Passport videos, you must sign in at the PBS Home Page or another supported PBS website or PBS Video app.

Can you watch anything for free on PBS app?

PBS has a digital streaming app called PBS Video that provides video on demand on your TV, phone, or tablet. It’ll let you stream some on-demand programming at no cost, although you can increase the amount of content you get by paying for a premium tier called PBS Passport.

What shows are included in PBS Passport?

The PBS Passport library features episodes from popular programs, including American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece.

How do I know if I have PBS Passport?

Passport Lookup Tool Simply enter your membership email address you provided to your station when you became a member and click the Look Up My Account button to search for your Passport benefit.

Does PBS cost to stream?

The subscription rate for PBS LIVING is $2.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. PBS LIVING is also available on Apple TV Channels in the Apple TV app at a subscription rate of $2.99/month with no additional annual fees. Every purchase helps support public television for all.

What PBS shows are free on prime?

  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Season 1. StarringJake Beale.
  • Downton Abbey The Final Season. 4.9 out of 5 stars 24,767.
  • Wild Kratts Season 1. StarringChris Kratt.
  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip.
  • Victoria Season 1.
  • Victoria Season 2.
  • Poldark Season 2.
  • The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?

How do I activate PBS streaming?

From a mobile device or computer, visit and enter your unique code. Select Continue. Sign in with a Facebook, Google, or PBS account. If you do not have one of these three account options, select Don’t have a PBS account?

Why do I have to activate PBS on Roku?

Activating the PBS Video channel is required due to the account-based features on the channel, such as saving favorite shows and videos, syncing saved favorites across devices, the ability to resume a video, and other features.

How do I get around PBS Passport?

You can view Passport videos just by logging in to and local station sites from your computer, smartphone and tablet. Currently, PBS Passport content is available: On the website via your desktop computer or laptop using the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.

Can I watch PBS Passport on my smart TV?

It should be noted that Passport is not optimized for smart TVs, though we do offer an app for smart TVs using the Android operating system. The PBS Video App is also available on Samsung Smart TV models listed above.

Is a PBS account free?

Creating an account is free and provides you with the following benefits: Higher quality video streaming. After being logged in you can watch videos in high quality HD streaming. Access to a Watchlist.

What is included with PBS on Amazon Prime?

PBS Masterpiece, PBS Documentaries and PBS KIDS can be found exclusively on Amazon.

Is PBS and PBS Masterpiece the same?

PBS Masterpiece is a channel that will give you access to series and movies that have aired on PBS.

Is PBS Passport content the same for all stations?

Keep in mind that the station to which you donate when signing up for the PBS Passport member benefit is the same station you need to select on when you want to view Passport content. For example, if you donate to KQED, please check that you are localized to KQED on the PBS website and app.

How long does it take to get PBS Passport?

We recommend allowing for one business day to give your station time to create your benefit and send you activation instructions. If one business day has passed and you still have not received activation instructions from your PBS station, please contact them directly.

What subscriptions are free with Amazon Prime?

An Amazon Prime membership includes various perks, including free delivery (two-day, one-day and same-day delivery options), streaming, shopping and reading benefits on its site.

Is PBS included in any streaming service?

YouTube TV is currently the only live streaming service where you can watch your local PBS station live. YouTube TV offers the live PBS broadcast of over 100 PBS member stations across the U.S. You can see the channels available in your area by entering your zip code on YouTube TV’s channel finder.

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