Topic: Accessing PBS Events

How do I watch an event?

If you already have access, click on the LEARN MORE link for the event on the home page of the website. On the page for the event, click on the REGISTER / LOGIN button and sign in. The stream will load in its place, or you’ll see a message indicating when the stream will be available.

What devices can I use to stream?

You can enjoy a PBS Station Event on a PC, laptop, tablet, or phone, with some smart TVs supported. Most fairly new devices will have no issue. We recommend you check your phone provider to verify you have the latest version of one of the following browsers on your phone. Chrome for Android iOS Safari

I’m getting a message “embeds are disabled on this page”, what can I do?

We use cross-site tracking on our website. This is to allow access to our streams embedded within the page. By default, Apple’s Safari browser prevents cross-site tracking and sometimes prevents you from accessing our streams. This setting controls whether Safari makes some information available to pages embedded in other pages (like our video streams). If …

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The stream is freezing, stuttering, or otherwise not working, what can I do?

If you’re having an issue with streaming quality, the issue is likely a localized problem related to your internet bandwidth, video codec issues, or other device or user specific problems we unfortunately are not able to individually troubleshoot. However, we suggest you try the following: Refresh your browser page (ideally, hard refresh by pressing CTRL …

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The audio is not working, what can I do?

Please make sure you are using a supported browser such as the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, and that audio is working for all other functions on your device.

Can I watch on a Smart TV?

Smart TV compatibility with a PBS Station Event largely depends on the model of your smart TV. Certain models will allow streaming without any issues; however others might not, which is why we recommend watching a VYE event on a computer, laptop, or tablet. Unfortunately, due to the sheer number and variations of smart TVs …

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