Lakeland PBS Now Live on YouTube TV

Beginning Today, YouTube TV Subscribers Will Have Access to Educational and Inspiring Content from Lakeland PBS


December 18, 2019

BEMIDJI, MN; December 17, 2019 -- Lakeland PBS announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for Lakeland PBS 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 northern and central Minnesota, you can visit the YouTube TV live guide or the Lakeland PBS schedule at

“Every year, more and more households are seeking alternative ways to view their favorite PBS programs,” said PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer Ira Rubenstein. “PBS is committed to making trusted content available to all households across as many platforms as possible. We are pleased that YouTube TV recognizes public television’s unique structure and worked with us to provide our viewers with more ways to watch the programs that they love through their local PBS station.”

“We are excited to partner with PBS 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 Lakeland PBS’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 MOLLY OF DENALI, ODD SQUAD, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, WILD KRATTS and SESAME STREET. YouTube TV subscribers can also access select content through YouTube TV’s VOD service.

About Lakeland PBS

Lakeland PBS is the only television station providing local service in north central Minnesota. Lakeland PBS produces a wide array of local content in high definition for approximately 383,500 individuals over an estimated 7,500 square miles in northern and central Minnesota who view the station either off- air (antenna), via cable or via satellite. Another 773,200 individuals south of Lakeland’s primary market have the ability to receive its signal via direct broadcast satellite. More information available at


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