March 31, 2020 — WNET, home to PBS stations WLIW, THIRTEEN and NJTV, has announced that effective April 1, viewers can access live programming from station websites, adding an important new way for viewers to access station content, any time for free. By visiting thirteen.org/live, wliw.org/live or njtvonline.org/live, viewers may watch content live anytime, anywhere they have an internet connection.
“Especially now, we want to be able to make our quality content available for free to as many viewers as possible,” said WNET President & CEO Neal Shapiro. “We already offer viewers a wide range of tools for streaming our shows after they air. This takes it a step further, so you can watch your favorite PBS and local programming in real time.”
Viewers can continue to watch WNET content on demand on the THIRTEEN Explore app for iOS and Android devices and via Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire services and on station websites. Visit wnet.org/watch for more information.
WNET is America’s flagship PBS station: parent company of New York’s THIRTEEN and WLIW21, WLIWWorld and WLIWCreate and operator of NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its new ALL ARTS multi-platform initiative, its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each month. WNET 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 multi-platform initiatives addressing poverty and climate. Through THIRTEEN Passport and WLIW Passport, station members can stream new and archival THIRTEEN, WLIW and PBS programming anytime, anywhere.