PBS Signs Carriage Deal With YouTube TV

TCA 2019: This marks the first carriage deal of its kind between PBS and a streaming TV service

PBS has secured carriage for its member stations on YouTube TV, the public broadcasting network announced on Monday morning at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Summer Press Tour.

Under the agreement, YouTube TV will livestream all of the 330 PBS member stations that choose to participate. This marks the first digital partnership of its kind for PBS, making YouTube TV the only streaming service to carry the network’s channels. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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