What does PBS stand for?

Public Broadcasting Service

PBS stands for "Public Broadcasting Service," which is a tax-payer paid American television station. It specializes in education programming for kids and adults.

The public broadcaster was formed in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It provides programming for numerous member stations around the United States.

Some notable PBS children programs include Sesame Street, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, The Magic School Bus, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Teletubbies, Barney & Friends, and Reading Rainbow. And some notable PBS adult programs include American Experience, Nova, Frontline, Antiques Roadshow, Masterpiece Theater, and This Old House.


My favorite show on PBS is Sesame Street
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Updated January 5, 2021

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