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DIRECTV STREAM customers now have access to educational, inspiring content from KERA

DALLAS, TEXAS — KERA is excited to announce that KERA TV is now livestreaming on DIRECTV STREAM. A dedicated live channel for KERA is available to all local DIRECTV STREAM customers, in addition to PBS on-demand programming.

“As viewer habits continue to evolve, PBS remains committed to making our award-winning, national and local content available to all Americans across as many platforms as possible. This partnership will allow PBS and our member stations to expand our digital footprint and reach more viewers with content that inspires, educates and entertains,” said Ira Rubenstein, PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer.  

“Entertainment is personal and should serve every member of the household, which is why we’re partnering with PBS to deliver DIRECTV STREAM customers more choice, more control and a more convenient way to access the content they care about most,” said Rob Thun, Chief Content Officer for DIRECTV.  

DIRECTV STREAM users have access to on-demand content from PBS favorites including American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Great Performances, Masterpiece, Nature and more. Additionally, PBS KIDS channel has recently joined both the DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV lineups, helping to extend PBS and KERA’s mission of preparing young children for success in school and life through trusted, educational media, available anytime and anywhere. Young viewers can access their favorite series — including Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger’s NeighborhoodMolly of DenaliOdd Squad, Wild Kratts and more — via DIRECTV and its on-demand menu, or using the same capabilities on DIRECTV STREAM.    

In addition to DIRECTV STREAM, KERA and PBS content is available on, and, as well as the PBS Video app and PBS KIDS Video app. KERA members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via KERA Passport.   



PBSwith 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 120 million people through television and 26 million people online, 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 for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. Decades of research confirms that PBS’s premier children’s media service, PBS KIDS, helps children build critical literacy, math and social-emotional skills, enabling them to find success in school and life. Delivered through member stations, PBS KIDS offers high-quality educational content on TV— including a 24/7 channel, online at pbskids.orgvia an array of mobile apps and in communities across America. More information about PBS is available at, one of the leading dot-org websites on the internet, or by following PBS on TwitterFacebook or through our apps for mobile and connected devices. Specific program information and updates for press are available at or by following PBS Pressroom on Twitter.