Beginning Today, YouTube TV Subscribers Have Accessto Educational & Inspiring Content from SDPB
VERMILLION, SD; December 18, 2019 -- South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) announced today that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV. Dedicated live channels for SDPB and PBS KIDS, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers, expanding PBS’s digital footprint and offering viewers additional ways to stream PBS content. To access the full line-up available in South Dakota, visit the YouTube TV live guide or the PBS schedule here.
“Every year, more South Dakota households watch their favorite PBS programs in new ways,” says SDPB Executive Director Julie Overgaard. “SDPB wants to ensure our trusted content is available to all South Dakota households across as many platforms as possible. We’re glad YouTube TV recognizes public television’s unique structure and worked with member stations to provide South Dakotans with more ways to watch the programs that they love through SDPB.”
“We are excited to partner with SDPB on this unique partnership to further our commitment to providing a best-in-class experience for our users,” said Lori Conkling, Global Head of Partnerships at YouTube TV. “PBS and PBS KIDS are highly requested channels by our users, and we’re thrilled to be able to add these to the YouTube TV lineup starting today.”
YouTube TV represents SDPB’s first local livestreaming partnership and includes episodes and on-demand content from locally produced shows and PBS favorites, including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, GREAT PERFORMANCES, MASTERPIECE, NATURE and more. The accompanying PBS KIDS 24/7 channel extends the organization’s mission of helping prepare children for success in school and life through trusted, educational media, available anytime and anywhere. Users can access favorite series, such as DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, MOLLY OF DENALI, ODD SQUAD, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, WILD KRATTS and SESAME STREET. YouTube TV subscribers can also access select content through YouTube TV’s VOD service. In addition to YouTube TV, SDPB content is available on all SDPB-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and PBSKIDS.org, as well as the PBS Video app and PBS KIDS Video app available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. SDPB members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Passport.