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Stream 4000+ PBS and local shows on-demand

Stream PBS and local station shows like MASTERPIECE, Poldark, NOVA, Nature, PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, and more on your favorite device!

Download for free, wherever you watch

The PBS Video App is available to download on the following platforms:

How to Set Up the PBS Video App

Let's get you watching on all your devices. Select your device below:

Sync your content across devices

Activating your device allows you to:

  • Easily connect with content from your local station
  • Access your Watchlist
  • Sync all of your favorite local and national shows across all of your devices
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Watch Live

Stream NMPBS live through our video portal or through the PBS Video App on Roku. Just click on the "LIVE TV" button.

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Questions? We’re here to help

How do I activate the PBS app?

If you’re using an iOS or Android mobile phone or tablet, you don’t need to activate, but you can sign in or sign up with a Facebook, Google, or PBS account inside the app.

If you’re using a Roku, Apple TV (tvOS), Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Samsung Smart TV, access the PBS website via the link below to activate your streaming device:

Need more help or having issues troubleshooting your device?

If you’re having any problems with device activation, activating your Passport account, streaming video content, or anything else, we’re here to help.

Youtube TV: Watch like a fan.

NMPBS content is now available on YouTube TV, a Live TV and on demand subscription service that provides viewers another way to enjoy the great PBS content they love on even more platforms.


YouTube TV subscribers will also have access to a rich library of on-demand content from PBS (NMPBS Channel 5.1) and PBS KIDS (NMPBS Channel 5.2) through YouTube TV’s VOD service.

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Other Ways to Watch

Over the Air

To receive New Mexico PBS channels over the air, you'll need a UHF-VHF digital antenna and a digital tuner.

Rescan your digital tuner or converter box if you are having difficulty receiving New Mexico PBS' over the air signal.
1. Unplug your television or converter box.
2. Then re-plug.
3. Rescan for channels with the menu button on your remote.

Sparklight (Formerly Cable One) (Rio Rancho)

KNME-SD 5.1 is on Channel 5
KNMD-SD 5.4 is on Channel 9
KNME-HD 5.1 is on Channel 1005


KNME-SD 5.1 is on Channel 5
KNMD 5.4 and Create-TV 5.5 are not currently available on DirecTV.

Comcast Cable

New Mexico PBS channels are available on Comcast Cable.
KNME-SD 5.1 is on Channel 5
KNME-HD 5.1 is on Channel 220
FNX 5.3 is on Channel 393
NMPBS 24/7 Kids Channel on 5.2 is on Channel 396
WORLD 5.4 is on Channel 204
CREATE SD 5.5 is on Channel 397
To access 5.4 or 5.5 on Comcast you'll need an HD digital converter box from Comcast.
Call Comcast customer service 505-344-0690 or 1-866-928-9135


KNME-HD 5.1 is on Channel 5
KNMD-HD 5.4 is on Channel 9
Create-TV 5.5 is not currently available on Dish.

Watch Online

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