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Apple TV adds Yahoo, PBS channels

Apple's streaming box adds the Yahoo Screen app with clips from shows like "The Daily Show" and "SNL" plus snippets by Yahoo itself. PBS, with "Downtown Abbey" in tow, joins up too.

By Nov. 19, 2013


Amazon, PBS expand streaming partnership

The e-retail giant's streaming service will now include hundreds of additional episodes of "Nova," "Masterpiece," and other PBS shows.

By Jun. 26, 2013


Roku's PBS, PBS Kids channels go live, stream full episodes

The new channels will stream full episodes of popular shows like "Nova," "Austin City Limits," and "Curious George."

By May. 8, 2013


Netflix seals 'me too' licenses with PBS after Amazon

In the latest content tit-for-tat, Netflix broadens its pact with the public broadcaster a week after Amazon's Prime Instant Video does, though wildly popular "Downton Abbey" remains at the online retail giant.

By Jul. 3, 2013


Could PBS Silicon Valley doc spawn 'Mad Men' for geek set?

OK, it's a documentary for "American Experience," about Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor, Intel, and the birth of Silicon Valley. But just look at those vintage suits.

By Dec. 27, 2012


On Twitter, PBS stands up to Romney after 'Big Bird' quip

After the Republican presidential nominee suggests he would cut funding for PBS -- a threat to the famous "Sesame Street" character -- the network buys a promoted tweet tied to the term.

By Oct. 4, 2012


U.S. indicts Brit Ryan Cleary for Fox, PBS hacks

Famed for allegedly targeting Fox, PBS, and Sony, the onetime U.K.-charged hacker Ryan Cleary is now facing charges in the United States.

By Jun. 13, 2012


PBS to air Steve Jobs documentary Nov. 2

Documentary about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs includes interviews with numerous early Apple employees and those who knew him, as well as part of an unaired interview Jobs did with PBS in 1994.

By Oct. 26, 2011


Amazon inks deal with PBS to bolster Instant Video

The company says that over 1,000 episodes of PBS shows, including "Nova" and "Antiques Roadshow," will be available on its streaming service.

By Oct. 19, 2011


PBS chief on child education platforms (podcast)

CEO Paula Kerger talks about how educational materials based on the public television network's famed children's programs can now be accessed on the Web and iOS devices.

By Oct. 11, 2011