WXXI-TV is Now Live on YouTube TV

WXXI-TV is Now Live on YouTube TV

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 5:00am - 11:00pm

YouTube TV subscribers now have access to educational and inspiring content from WXXI-TV

WXXI announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for WXXI-TV 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 the Greater Rochester area, you can visit the YouTube TV live guide or the PBS schedule here.

“WXXI is pleased to be able to provide its trusted television programming to local YouTube subscribers,” said Norm Silverstein, WXXI President. “This additional way for the community to access WXXI’s award-winning content is in line with our vision of providing highly-valued media services when you want them, the way you want them.”

YouTube TV represents WXXI’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 DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, MOLLY OF DENALI, ODD SQUAD, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, WILD KRATTS and SESAME STREET. YouTube TV subscribers can also access select content through YouTube TV’s VOD service.

“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.”

In addition to YouTube TV, WXXI-TV content is available on all WXXI-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and PBSKIDS.org, as well as the PBS Video app and PBS KIDS Video app available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. WXXI members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Passport.