The Vietnam War Streaming Schedule

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The Vietnam War premiered on PBS on Sunday, Sept. 17 across all platforms, broadcast and digital.

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The 2017 PBS Online Film Festival is now underway!

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Viewing and voting happens from July 17 to July 28.

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PBS Digital Switching its Video Transcoding Service

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PBS Digital will soon be switching it's transcoding service. The API structure will not change, just the profiles. We currently generate 11 or 14 output types. Many of these are duplicates, or no longer necessary. We plan to reduce that to 3 or 4 output types. What does this mean for API developers developers? Read more to find out.

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The Great British Baking Show Season 4: Passport Opportunity

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Season 4 of The Great British Baking show will have all 10 episodes available for members that have activated their passport accounts to stream starting on Friday, June 16, 2017 — the same time as the series premiere.

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The PBS Streaming User: Who are they?

Last Updated by Tom Davidson | Senior Director SPI | PBS Digital on

Who are the people watching PBS content on Roku and other streaming devices?How many of them are there? Are they members? How do they like it – and does it cannibalize their viewing over the air? Those are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves (and many of you have asked us) since PBS Digital first launched apps for “over-the-top” streaming back in 2012.

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New Bentomatic: PBS Anywhere

Last Updated by By Jen Carter Hinders | Assistant Director | PBS Digital on

Share in the excitement of being able to access and distribute your station's content across multiple platforms via the PBS Anywhere Bentomatic-powered promotional site.

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Send Us Your Portrait Images

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PBS Digital recently launched a PBS app on Amazon Fire TV. As you may have noticed, the images for this app are all portrait instead of the usual landscape orientation. Because of this, local program images are currently not appearing since we do not have portrait images for your content.

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Recording Available: The PBS Streaming User Webinar

Last Updated by José Fernández | Product Deployment Manager | PBS Digital on

Last month, we presented research via webinar about the PBS streaming/OTT audience. The webinar was held twice, and specifically for PBS station staff. More than 100 station leaders attended, and from the feedback we've received, it seems like the material was very useful.

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Join the Countdown to Downton

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With the much-anticipated premiere of “Downton Abbey, Season 5” on MASTERPIECE on January 4, 2015, PBS and WGBH are offering fans and new viewers of “Downton Abbey,” the opportunity to catch up on all the dramatic events of Season 4.

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Top News Apps of 2014

Last Updated by Dena Levitz | Media Shift on

As the capabilities and features of smartphones grow evermore advanced, the wisest app developers take advantage of such features in order to offer a more innovative experience. Just browse through these top news apps of the year and you'll see why they are so much more than simple news e-readers.

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New ‘PBS Video’ app now available on both Android and iOS platforms

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PBS is thrilled to announce the release of the all new PBS Video app, now available for the first time on Android devices through the Google Play store. In addition to the launch, an update will be released for the existing PBS iOS app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Pop-Up PBS Anywhere Coming to a Station Near You!

Last Updated by Betsega Bekele | Associate Director Marketing Strategy | PBS Marketing and Communications on

Last year the PBS Anywhere campaign was launched to boost awareness among consumers of the breadth of PBS and local station content available on a variety of platforms and devices. Expanding on the promotional assets available for you to support the PBS Anywhere message, we are excited to announce the PBS Anywhere Pop-Up Lounge, which is available for stations to reserve and use free of charge.

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Major PBS Streaming Video Updates Now Available on Roku

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We are pleased to announce a significant upgrade to the PBS Video Channel on Roku. In addition to a new and improved design, users can now set up Show Syncing across their devices.

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Roku® Viewers to Receive Early Access to PBS Online Film Festival

Last Updated by Pete Van Vleet | Sr. Manager Digital Video Content Manager | PBS Digital on

PBS is giving its Roku® viewers an exclusive look at this years PBS Online Film Festival. The Webby-Award nominated festival is returning for a fourth year June 15 - July 17, 2015, and will feature 25 short-form independent films from and a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.

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PBS App Now On Windows 10

Last Updated by Amy Lust | Assistant Director | PBS Digital on

The new PBS Video app for Windows 10 on desktop, tablet and mobile is now live!

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