Arkansas PBS Passport On-Demand Streaming Video Member Benefit


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Arkansas PBS Passport offers members extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS Passport provides donors access to current and archival programs from both PBS and Arkansas PBS and is available via Arkansas PBS.org, PBS.org and other digital platforms. Arkansas PBS Passport is available to Arkansas PBS Foundation donors who contribute at least $60 annually or $5 or more monthly.

If you have trouble accessing Arkansas PBS Passport, you may contact PBS support at 855-805-2386, M-F 10am-11pm Eastern.

Accessing Arkansas PBS Passport content is easy!

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  1. Register for Arkansas PBS Online Member Access.
  2. You will receive an email containing an access code that you will need to enter at pbs.org/passport.

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  1. Get started here: pbs.org/passport

To confirm whether you are already eligible for access, call 800-662-2386 or email membership@Arkansas PBS.org.






















Arkansas PBS Passport FAQ's

What is Arkansas PBS Passport?

Arkansas PBS Passport is a new member benefit which provides Arkansas PBS donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming online and on your mobile device. This is one of the many benefits that Arkansas PBS provides its donors along with Arkansas PBS Magazine and exclusive invitations to special events.

Why is Arkansas PBS making this service available?

As more and more people are watching television content on demand on computers and digital devices, Arkansas PBS Passport gives Arkansas PBS donors a way to enjoy extended access to PBS and Arkansas PBS content on platforms including computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming video devices like Apple TV.

What kind of content can people find on Arkansas PBS Passport?

With Arkansas PBS Passport you can access thousands of hours of programming, representing many genres, including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts. Notable titles include "MASTERPIECE" series such as "Downton Abbey" and "Wolf Hall", along with other favorites such as "Nature, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, Great Performances, Vicious, How We Got To Now, The Great British Baking Show" and many more.

The Arkansas PBS Passport library will continue to grow as more series and episodes are added.

How can viewers find content that's available on Arkansas PBS Passport?

Members who wish to take advantage of Arkansas PBS Passport, must activate their account for access. They will be asked to register to confirm their identity and membership status in order to start enjoying Arkansas PBS Passport. These videos are only available to users who are registered for Arkansas PBS Passport.

To find Arkansas PBS Passport video, simply look for the distinctive compass icon Arkansas PBS Passport Compass.

Who is eligible for Arkansas PBS Passport?

Arkansas PBS Passport is the newest member benefit available from Arkansas PBS for donors with a yearly contribution of at least $60 or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more. It cannot be purchased separately.

Will there still be free streaming on Arkansas PBS.org and PBS.org?

PBS and Arkansas PBS content will continue to be available for free on the Arkansas PBS.org website, and other digital platforms. Arkansas PBS Passport provides extended access to the rich library of content for Arkansas PBS members to enjoy.

Certain content, including kids, news and public affairs programs such as "Cyberchase, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends" as well as "FRONTLINE, PBS NewsHour, Independent Lens" and "POV", will remain accessible to everyone.

What desktop browser do I need?

Arkansas PBS Passport supports the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

How does Arkansas PBS Passport align with the mission of public television?

Arkansas PBS content is shared widely with the public on-air, online and on mobile devices after a program airs – that has not changed. Arkansas PBS Passport goes one step further by offering extended access to additional content for members.

I'm not seeing my favorite PBS show in Arkansas PBS Passport. Why not?

Initially, hundreds of hours of on-demand content will be available via Arkansas PBS Passport along with tens of thousands of hours of content available to all. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added.

I cannot afford to donate at this time. Is there a way for me to view this content?

All broadcast content remains available to all viewers on air per our broadcast schedule and will remain online and on mobile for at least two weeks and, in some cases, longer. We believe the new arrangement allows for ample viewing of excellent content, albeit for a more limited time for some programs.

Is Arkansas PBS Passport available outside the U.S.?

Streaming video from Arkansas PBS – including video that this available to Arkansas PBS donors – is only available within the United States.




More Ways to Watch Arkansas PBS Online

There are a variety of ways to watch award-winning Arkansas PBS and PBS programs online. Use Arkansas PBS Passport on your phone, tablet, or TV, with the PBS Video app.

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