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You can watch the best of PBS anytime, anywhere, on the FREE PBS App.


Join MPT for an upcoming virtual workshop to get help on how to download and start streaming! MPT staff will be on hand to show you how the PBS App works, how to access and watch it, and answer any questions you have.

All workshops are free and will take on Zoom.
All workshops will be recorded and available below within two weeks.

Pro-tip: You don’t need to be a member to use the PBS App!

We Thought You Ought to Know: PBS App

The PBS App is a FREE streaming service with great PBS and MPT shows on your TV and other devices. Get it today!

Register for our free workshops


TUESDAY, MARCH 19 @ 6:30-7:30PM
What is the PBS App? (TV vs. phone vs. tablet) 

TUESDAY, MARCH 26 @ 6:30-7:30PM
How to use the PBS app on my Roku TV or Device 
POSTPONED - Please see April 8 Workshop 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2 @ 6:30-7:30PM
How to use the PBS app on my Apple TV

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 6:30-7:30PM
How to use the PBS app on my Amazon Fire TV/Firestick or my Roku TV/Device
Register here 

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 6:30-7:30PM 
How to use the PBS app on my Android TV
Register here 

MONDAY, APRIL 22, 6:30-7:30PM 
How to use the PBS app on my Samsung Smart TV 
Register here 

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 6:30-7:30PM 
How to use the PBS app on my VIZIO SmartCast TV
Register here 

MONDAY, MAY 6, 6:30-7:30PM
How to use the PBS app on my Phone, Tablet, and or Chromecast
Register here 


Need additional assistance?  Please contact us at or 410-581-4097.

the PBS App

Watch the best of PBS anytime, anywhere on the free PBS app. Stream your favorite PBS shows on-demand and livestream shows from your local station, all from your favorite device.

Download for free, wherever you watch

The PBS app is available to download on the following platforms

Stream 4000+ PBS and local shows on-demand

Watch iconic series from MASTERPIECE, NOVA, NATURE, PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, Ken Burns, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., and more, all from your favorite device.


Support your local station and get extended access to your favorite PBS shows & films, including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Independent Lens, MASTERPIECE, NATURE & Finding Your Roots.

Questions? We’re here to help!

How do I activate the PBS app?

If you’re using an iOS or Android mobile phone or tablet, you don’t need to activate, but you can sign in or sign up with a Facebook, Google, Apple, or PBS account inside the app.

If you’re using a Roku, Apple TV (tvOS), Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Samsung Smart TV, access the PBS website via the link below to activate your streaming device:

Need more help or having issues troubleshooting your device?

If you’re having any problems with device activation, activating your Passport account, streaming video content, or anything else, we’re here to help. 

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