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.
THIRTEEN produces and presents a wide range of acclaimed PBS series, including Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, and the nightly interview program Amanpour and Company. In addition, WNET produces numerous documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings, as well as multiplatform initiatives addressing poverty and climate, plus digital-only content. THIRTEEN’s broadcasts also include PBS favorites like Independent Lens, Masterpiece, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow and Sesame Street.
THIRTEEN offers programming for streaming on its THIRTEEN Explore app for iPhone, Android and tablet devices, as well as member benefit THIRTEEN Passport, an on-demand library of quality public television programming, including current and past seasons of PBS shows.
Since December 2019, dedicated live channels for THIRTEEN, WLIW21, NJTV, THIRTEEN PBSKids and PBS KIDS were made available on YouTube TV. And as of April 1, 2020, viewers can stream live programming from WNET station websites. Both technology advancements added important new ways for viewers to access station content, at any time, and expand our digital footprint.