Core to the PBS SoCal mission is ensuring that our quality content is available for free—to all who want and need it. Here are all of the places you can find us:
Central to our mission is to foster a love of learning, culture and community using the power of public media. That is why our content is developed specifically to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. In addition to delivering the full PBS schedule, we offer several channels with a variety of program options:
PBS SoCal 1
Primary HD channel with the full line up of PBS shows.
PBS SoCal 2
Re-airings of PBS programs, plus alternative local and regional programming.
PBS SoCal WORLD
The best of public television's nonfiction, news and documentary programming.
PBS SoCal Kids
24/7 channel dedicated to educational PBS KIDS programs all day, every day.
PBS SoCal is upgrading its antenna to provide wider coverage in Southern California. If you watch PBS SoCal using an antenna and notice a change in your signal, you may need to attempt to resolve the issue by following a few steps.
To find the PBS SoCal channels in your area, check our channel guide.
If you watch PBS SoCal using an antenna and notice a change in your signal, you may need to attempt to resolve the issue by following a few steps.
If you're unable to tune into PBS SoCal using an over-the-air antenna, check the channel signal strength available in your area using the FCC’s website. In order to watch any channel, the channel’s signal strength, generally, should be 75% or greater.
To check the signal strength of a PBS SoCal channel, tune into that channel and check your TV’s signal strength meter. Adjust your antenna as needed. In some cases, you may need to move your antenna to a different location.