PBS Reno Now Available to Hulu + Live TV Subscribers
Hulu + Live TV subscribers will now have access to
high-quality, educational, and inspiring content from PBS Reno
RENO, NV (November 20, 2023) — Today PBS Reno announced that it is now live streaming on Hulu + Live TV, one of the nation’s largest streaming services for live television with more than 4.5 million subscribers.
In northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, Hulu + Live TV’s subscribers will have access to PBS Reno’s award-earning content from locally-produced shows including Wild Nevada and ARTEFFECTS; high-quality educational series, and PBS favorites – including PBS NewsHour, Frontline, Antiques Roadshow, Great Performances, Masterpiece, and more. The accompanying PBS KIDS on PBS Reno channel extends the PBS mission of being everywhere kids are, with trusted, educational media. Hulu + Live TV subscribers can access popular series, including Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Alma’s Way, Molly of Denali, Odd Squad, Pinkalicious and Peterrific, Wild Kratts, and more.
“We are thrilled to add Hulu to our ever-expanding live TV streaming services,” said Megan Myers, PBS Reno Vice President of Content. “As more and more households look to digital streaming offerings, this announcement is part of our commitment to meet audiences where they are with the national PBS programming and award-earning local content they know and love. This is all part of PBS Reno’s commitment to continue to make trusted content that Entertains Your Curiosity.”
Back in May, PBS announced the partnership in which participating PBS stations reaching audiences in more the 300 markets and cities across the country would become available on Hulu + Live TV in the following months, with the full launch slated for completion by the end of 2023. The agreement represents a continued commitment from PBS to make its quality and award-earning content accessible to all Americans on as many digital platforms as possible.
“We are so pleased that PBS has entered into this agreement with Hulu,” said Kurt Mische, PBS Reno President and CEO. “Locally it provides that much more access for viewers who use this popular platform. At PBS Reno, we want to be available anywhere and everywhere at any time on any device our viewers choose to use.”
About PBS Reno
As of February 2023, PBS Reno Channel 5.1 is watched weekly by more than 98,377 people in approximately 67,400 households in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, with viewership on multicast channels Reno Create 5.2 and PBS KIDS Reno 5.3. PBS Reno channels are also available on cable, satellite services, and via livestream on YouTube TV. PBS Reno provides PBS national programming and award-earning, locally-produced content, with many local segments posted weekly to PBS Reno’s YouTube Channel. PBSReno.org provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at watch.PBSReno.org that streams all locally-produced content and most PBS national content. PBS Reno serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services including Curiosity Classroom Workshops that bring classroom lessons to life with standards-based lessons and activities. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as thousands of individual members, PBS Reno has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.
PBS, with more than 330 member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital content. Each month, PBS reaches over 42 million adults on linear primetime television, more than 15 million users on PBS-owned streaming platforms, and 56 million people view PBS content on social media, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature, and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front-row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’s broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS LearningMedia for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. As the number one educational media brand, PBS KIDS helps children 2-8 build critical skills, enabling them to find success in school and life. Delivered through member stations, PBS KIDS offers high-quality content on TV — including a PBS KIDS channel — and streaming free on pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS Video app, games on the PBS KIDS Games app, and in communities across America. More information about PBS is available at PBS.org, one of the leading dot-org websites on the internet, Facebook, Instagram, or through our apps for mobile and connected devices. Specific program information and updates for press are available at pbs.org/pressroom or by following PBS Communications on Twitter.
Hulu is the leading and most comprehensive all-in-one premium streaming service that offers an expansive slate of live and on-demand entertainment, both in and outside the home, through a wide array of subscription options that give consumers ultimate control over their viewing experience. As part of the Disney Entertainment segment, Hulu is the only on-demand offering that provides access to shows from every major U.S. broadcast network, libraries of hit TV series and films – including licensed content available exclusively on Hulu – and award-winning Hulu Originals, both with and without commercials. With Hulu + Live TV, subscribers receive a unique combination of access to 90+ live news, entertainment and sports TV channels from 20th Television, The Walt Disney Company, ABC, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Discovery Networks, as well as access to Disney+ and ESPN+ included as part of the base plan. Visit hulu.com to subscribe or learn more about the service.