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PBS Apps Now Available on Samsung TVs
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The new Samsung TV apps should look very familiar. The co-branded interface of both apps are consistent with our other redesigned OTT platforms such as Apple TV.

Let’s dig a bit deeper into some of our favorite features in these apps.

The kid-friendly user experience makes it easy to find the PBS KIDS content you love. Vibrant colors and backgrounds, and an engaging LIVE TV experience are just some features both kids and parents will enjoy. Here’s what you’ll discover:

- Watch LIVE TV right on the home screen.
- Prominent station branding on every screen throughout the app.
- An interface designed to be enjoyed by children and parents alike.
- Grownups screen with information on how to support your local station.
- Text-to-Speech accessibility support.

PBS Video
The PBS Video App features thousands of full-length videos and clips from PBS and local member stations.

- Local station content featured on the Home, Shows and Donate screens.
- Access an extended on-demand library through PBS Passport.
- Personalized collections tailored to the user’s preference and viewing history.
- Leveraging the Core Data Model, shows are organized by season and episode.
- Text-to-Speech accessibility support.

What’s Next?
This release is exciting, but we promise this is just the start. We will continue to improve performance and introduce new features in the coming months.

With the addition of Samsung TVs, we anticipate stations will gain access to an even larger audience. Whether viewers choose to watch PBS content on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung smart TVs or any other major streaming platforms, we intend to be wherever they are.

As smart TVs are become more accessible and continue to gain new market share, we are responding by exploring new opportunities with other major TV brands. We consider Samsung TV to be the first major step in expanding our presence in smart TV platforms.

- PBS KIDS Video and PBS Video apps are available today on all 2017, 2018, and 2019 Samsung smart TVs.
- The video apps may only be viewed from within the United States and its territories.