COOKEVILLE –WCTE announced that it isnow streaming live on YouTube TV. Dedicated live channels for WCTE 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.
“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.”
YouTube TV represents WCTE’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.
In addition to YouTube TV, WCTE contentis available on the WCTE’s website and app along with all WCTE-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. WCTE members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Passport.
WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for 40+ years as the region’s premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville. WCTE is a proud strategic partner with educators, health services, government, arts and music organizations across the Upper Cumberland. WCTE is a 501-(c) 3 and is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council. WCTE is one of only 350 PBS member stations nationwide.