Arts & Literature
Color your world with programs about the world’s greatest
artists—from the classic masters to up-and-coming talents. Loose
yourself in the world of some of history’s greatest writers as they
explore eternal human themes in comedies, tragedies and dramas.
See the world through the eyes of independent filmmakers as they
turn their cameras on the communities in which they live in
thought-provoking documentaries. Travel the world from your armchair
and enjoy classic, star-studded feature films.
Journey across the world for a better understanding of other
cultures and explore subsets of your own culture in programs about
identity and spirituality. Live out your passion for sports, cooking
and collecting, and explore new pursuits.
Health & Wellness
Energize your mind and body with programs about aging, nutrition and
fitness, and explore the decisions behind healthcare policies and
regulations. Marvel at the wonder of the human body and unravel the
complexities of the mind.
Journey back in time to understand the events that shaped the
society we live in today.
Witness the rise and fall of magnificent empires and explore the
lives of some of history’s most powerful and influential people in
Home & How-to
Cook up culinary sensations with the world’s leading chefs and
cultivate new ideas for your garden. Learn the do’s and don’ts of
home improvement and get your personal finances in order with the
help of financial experts.
Nature & Environment
Take a walk on the wild side with programs on animals and their
habitats, and learn about conservation and the impact of
environmental changes. Dive into the world of sharks, whales and
dolphins with breathtaking underwater photography.
News & Public Affairs
Get close to the complex issues of our world through investigative
reporting and in-depth documentaries. Examine social and economic
trends on a macro level, as well as social changes and issues in
your own community.
Enjoy the performing arts—opera, dance, classical music and theater
adapted for the small screen—through PBS Video’s collection of
award-winning programs. Rediscover the classics and encounter
emerging directors, dancers and musicians.
Get different perspectives on the issues facing our nation—as well
as those of other regions in the world. Explore hot topics, and
stories sometimes forgotten by mainstream media through
investigative reporting and in-depth documentaries.
Explore the fascinating realms of science, from astronomy to
physics, and learn about the people behind history’s most important
scientific discoveries. Build your brain power and take a crack at
the still unexplained mysteries of science.
Discover pioneering technologies and mind-boggling inventions in the
fields of engineering, robotics and space, and learn about the
technological advances that changed society forever. Face the new
frontiers in computing and learn about the people leading the way.