YouTube TV will carry both PBS and PBS Kids sometime this year, marking the first time the public media company has partnered with a streaming service…
The Public Broadcasting Service has issued a press release, announcing a new content access partnership with streaming service YouTube TV. The media organization will bring both PBS and PBS Kids to YouTube TV, making it the first arrangement of its kind between a streaming service and the public broadcasting company.
YouTube TV PBS and PBS Kids Streaming Integration Announced
PBS states its goal is to reach as many people as possible. The corporation likewise states it’s committed to bring more content to viewers that can educate, inspire, and entertain.
The organization also explained it chose YouTube TV because of the streaming service’s relationship to local markets.
Ironically, PBS is free to watch, while YouTube TV costs $50 per month.
PBS issued the following statement as part of its press release:
“Today at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, PBS announced that it has secured carriage for its member stations on YouTube TV’s live TV and on-demand subscription service. Launching later this year, YouTube TV will livestream all PBS member stations that choose to participate.”