PBS

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Coordinates: 38°51′19″N 77°03′00″W / 38.855182°N 77.049958°W / 38.855182; -77.049958

Public Broadcasting Service
Type
BrandingPBS
Country
United States
Availability
  • Nationwide U.S.
  • Southern Canada
  • Northern Mexico (OTA only)
FoundedNovember 3, 1969 (53 years ago) (1969-11-03)
HeadquartersCrystal City, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
OwnerCorporation for Public Broadcasting
Key people
Launch date
October 5, 1970 (52 years ago) (1970-10-05)
Picture format
AffiliatesList of member stations
Official website
www.pbs.org
ReplacedNational Educational Television (1952–1970)
SubsidiaryNational Datacast

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting TV service with many member TV stations in the United States. It is based in Arlington, Virginia. The equivalent service for radio in the United States is National Public Radio (NPR) is

PBS Stations[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About PBS - Overview". PBS. Archived from the original on September 7, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  2. "About PBS - Leadership Team". PBS. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  3. Boyer, Peter J. (January 3, 1986). "Hartford N. Gunn Jr. is Dead; Public Broadcasting Founder". New York Times. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  4. "15 Years As America's Most Trusted Institution" (PDF). PBS. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 11, 2018. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  5. "Network Profile: PBS". Station Index. Archived from the original on February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 4, 2016.

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