New York City’s flagship public television station delivers lifelong learning and meaningful experiences to the greater New York community. THIRTEEN reaches millions of viewers monthly on-air, with national and local programming that celebrates arts and culture, offers insightful commentary on the news of the day, explore the worlds of science and nature, and invites people of all ages to have fun while learning.
Now the leading producer of national series for the PBS system, THIRTEEN produces such iconic series as Nature, American Masters, Great Performances, Amanpour and Company, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Cyberchase, and more. In addition, THIRTEEN is responsible for major initiatives like Chasing the Dream and Peril and Promise, which collaborate with our news and public affairs programs to report on poverty and economic opportunity in America and the challenge of climate change, respectively.
THIRTEEN offers programming for streaming on its THIRTEEN Explore app for iPhone, Android and tablet devices. It also offers member benefit THIRTEEN Passport, an on-demand library of quality public television programming, including current and past seasons of PBS shows.
Boasting a dynamic mix of programming, THIRTEEN’s broadcast and digital offerings include locally produced series as well as other PBS favorites like FRONTLINE, NOVA, Masterpiece, American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, and Sesame Street.