PBS is a membership organization that, in partnership with its member stations, serves the American people with programming and services of the maximum quality, utilizing media to educate, inspire, entertain and communicate a diversity of viewpoints. PBS enables individuals to achieve their potential and strengthen the social, democratic, and cultural health of the U.S.
pbs.com/activate provides programming that expands the heads of kids, documentaries that start new worlds, non-commercialized news programs that keep citizens informed on world events and civilizations and programs that expose America into the worlds of music, theater, dance and art. It's a multi-platform media organization that functions Americans via television, mobile and related devices, the internet, from the classroom, and much more.
PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America's public TV stations -- noncommercial, educational licensees that operate more than 330 PBS member stations and serve all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa.