Member Stations

There are 10 PBS Stations in Texas that serve all Texans. They are:

Austin > Austin PBS

For more than 40 years, Austin PBS has been a friend to Central Texans. The Austin PBS mission is to enrich the lives of its viewers through quality public  television programming, community services and public events with shows like Austin City Limits, Central Texas Gardener, and Overheard with Evan Smith.

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Basin PBS > Midland/Odessa

It is Basin PBS’ mission to see that telecommunication and broadcast media are used to advance education, culture and community throughout our Permian Basin home. We’re here to empower West Texas’ most valuable resource…YOU!

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College Station > KAMU-TV & FM

KAMU is both a TV station and FM radio station, in one. KAMU functions within the Educational Broadcast Services department of Texas A&M University in College Station and, while it exists primarily to provide public broadcasting to the Brazos Valley area, it is also involved in the academic mission of Texas A&M, from formal instruction in the broadcast arts to on-the-job training for student announcers, operators, and production assistants at the stations.

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Corpus Christi > KEDT-TV & FM

KEDT is your community-owned station for PBS and NPR.  South… Texas Public Broadcasting System, Inc. “committed to educating, enlightening and inspiring all communities of South Texas.”

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Dallas & Fort Worth > KERA-TV & FM

KERA 13 and KERA 90.1 are the public radio and television stations for North Texas, touching the lives of nearly 2.5 million people every week via television, radio and the Internet.

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Houston Public Media

Houston Public Media’s TV 8 was America’s first public television station and was one of the founding stations of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in 1969. Houston Public Media TV 8 is supported primarily by viewer contributions with additional money coming from grants, special events and corporate sponsorships.

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Lubbock > Texas Tech Public Media

On October 16, 1962, KTTZ-TV began broadcasting educational television to Texas Tech University, Lubbock and the South Plains. Channel 5 is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to Texas Tech University’s Board of Regents and operates as the Educational Television Department under the auspices of the Office of the Provost at Texas Tech University. KTTZ-TV is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), a noncommercial network of 349 television stations interconnected by satellite.

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Panhandle PBS > Amarillo

Panhandle PBS provides quality public media services that educate, inform, inspire and connect the people of the Texas Panhandle. As a trusted media destination, KACV tells the stories of our region and encourages exploration of our world.

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The El Paso Public Television Foundation, a non-profit organization, began broadcasting non-commercial educational television in the El Paso area in 1978 as KCOS-TV, Channel 13. A community owned and operated station, KCOS-TV maintains the highest quality programming for its viewers through support generated from various corporations, foundations, and individuals.

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Rio Grande Valley > PBS

PBS has returned to the Rio Grande Valley. How can you watch your favorite PBS programs? You can watch via:

  • Over-the-air on KCWT Channel 21.4
  • Spectrum Cable Channel 10
  • DISH Channel 61
  • DirecTV Channel 389
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San Antonio > KLRN

The mission of KLRN is to enrich the lives of people throughout South Central Texas through the power of communication- providing quality programs and services that advance education, art and culture, and community.

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