PBS SoCal is driven by its mission to foster a love of learning, culture and community, using the power of public media.
PBS SoCal is your home for all the PBS programs you love, like dramas from MASTERPIECE, science programs from NATURE AND NOVA, independent documentary films from Ken Burns and Independent Lens, and trusted news and public affairs programs from the PBS NEWSHOUR and FRONTLINE. Plus, we locally produce and present content about important and compelling stories of our time. Browse our programs.
Available Anytime, Anywhere
Our programs are available everywhere, all the time. You can stream them free here on our website, and on the PBS iOS and Android apps, or view them through paid streaming services such as Netflix, Apple TV and Roku. As a PBS SoCal Passport member you can access an even deeper library of PBS content.
Primary HD channel with the full line-up of PBS shows.
PBS programs, plus more high-quality local and regional programs.
The best of public television’s nonfiction, news and documentary programming.
24/7 channel dedicated to educational PBS KIDS programs all day, every day.
Public media can be a powerful force in our communities, creating an environment where people are inspired to learn more about each other, do more to solve societal issues, and become their best possible selves. Our content is the first step. Our community outreach is the second. As community ambassadors and expert storytellers, we have the power to foster real social impact. To bring light to – and promote action to solve – critical issues faced by the local communities we serve. Learn more.