Iowa PBS now live on YouTube TV
Iowa PBS announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for Iowa PBS’s primary channel and Iowa PBS KIDS .2, 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 local Iowa PBS and national PBS content. To access the full line-up available in Iowa, you can visit the YouTube TV live guide or the PBS schedule.
“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 station.”
“Viewers want our content where, when and how it is convenient for them,” said Molly M. Phillips, General Manager and Executive Director of Iowa PBS. “Beyond our broadcast, we offer YouTube TV, the PBS Video app, program YouTube channels, Facebook, Instagram and iowapbs.org. No matter how someone prefers to watch, Iowa PBS delivers the very best in local arts, music, sports, entertainment and public policy programming.”
YouTube TV represents Iowa PBS’s first local linear livestreaming partnership and includes episodes and on-demand content from locally produced shows and PBS favorites, including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Great Performances, Masterpiece, Nature and more. The accompanying Iowa 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 service.
In addition to YouTube TV, Iowa PBS content is available on all Iowa PBS-branded PBS platforms, including iowapbs.org, pbs.org and pbskids.org, as well as the PBS Video app and PBS KIDS Video app available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. Iowa PBS members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Iowa PBS Passport.