Public Broadcasting Service, on behalf of various program producers
Funding for the PBS National Program Service, supporting children's and primetime television programming fed to member stations across the country. Programs supported during FY 2009 were: American Experience, WGBH Boston, MA, American Masters, WNET New York, NY, Fetch!, WGBH Boston, MA, Great Performances, WNET New York, NY, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (Library re-up),Family Communications Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer / PBS NewsHour, WETA Arlington, VA, Nova, WGBH Boston, MA, Sesame Street, Sesame Workshop, New York, NY, Washington Week, WETA Arlington, VA.
Our Non-Licensee Partner(s)
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), Arlington, Virginia—PBS is the leading distributor of video programming for U.S. public television stations. It operates the public television program distribution/interconnection system and distributes a variety of programs, from both its own and others’ program services, to its 358 member public television stations across the country, which draw nearly 83 million viewers weekly. Its premier program service is the National Program Service, comprising most of the signature series and outstanding specials for adults and children. PBS.org is one of the most visited noncommercial Web sites in the world and the home of companion Web sites for more than 1,000 PBS television programs and specials, as well as original content and real-time learning adventures. In addition to its funding from CPB, PBS is funded by its member stations, a separate fundraising foundation, and various for-profit subsidiaries and ventures.