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PBS North Coast Passport

By becoming a member of PBS North Coast today with a yearly, tax-deductible contribution of $60 or more (or ongoing $5 per month, as a sustaining member), you’ll be among the first to try our newest member benefit. PBS North Coast Passport provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is PBS North Coast Passport?
PBS North Coast Passport is a new member benefit that gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online. The PBS North Coast Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and PBS North Coast programs being added regularly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece, including all five seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television's acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns — currently Jazz and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson are available.

Who can access PBS North Coast Passport?
PBS North Coast Passport is an added benefit available to members donating $60/year or more. If you have questions as to your donation or eligibility for this benefit, please go to keet.org/contact.php. You can also visit pbs.org/passport/lookup/ and see if you already have access.

I would like to activate PBS North Coast Passport with my current membership. How can I do that?
If you're already a PBS North Coast member, please visit pbs.org/passport/lookup/ to access your PBS North Coast Passport token information. If you receive an error or run into trouble using this form, please contact us. If you do not currently contribute, please become a member and receive access to PBS North Coast Passport. Alternatively you can call PBS North Coast Membership Services at 707-445-0813.

What programs are available in PBS North Coast Passport?
The PBS North Coast Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS programs being added weekly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece — including all five seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television's acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns — currently Jazz and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson are available.

Do I need any special devices to use PBS North Coast Passport?
No. You can view PBS North Coast Passport videos from PBS.org and local station sites on your computer, smartphone and tablet. It is also available via the PBS Video apps for iOS, Android, Apple TV and other streaming devices. PBS North Coast Passport does not currently work with Roku or Chromecast. We will expand access to additional devices and platforms over time.

I'm having trouble loading a video, accessing PBS North Coast Passport on a device, or some other technical issue
For all technical issues, please contact PBS at help.pbs.org/support/tickets/new.

Do I have to activate PBS North Coast Passport if I don't want to?
No. It is up to you to decide whether or not to activate PBS North Coast Passport. You can still watch plenty of videos on your computer, smartphone and tablet without it. PBS North Coast Passport offers station donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming.

If I do not have PBS North Coast Passport, will I still be able to watch programs on PBS.org and PBS North Coast.org for free?
Yes. Free is not going away. Many of our programs are available for free on various digital platforms including PBS.org, our mobile applications, and the PBS channels on Roku, AppleTV and other streaming services. And of course, PBS programs will continue to be broadcast to the public, for free, over the air.

How can I find PBS North Coast Passport content?
After activating your PBS North Coast Passport account, you can view PBS North Coast Passport content on your computer, iPhone and iPad, as well as on the PBS channel on Apple TV.

I can't find my favorite PBS show in PBS North Coast Passport. Why not?
There is now more than a thousand hours of PBS North Coast/PBS programming across multiple genres including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts available in PBS North Coast Passport. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added — so please keep checking back.

Is PBS North Coast Passport available outside the U.S.?
All PBS streaming video — PBS North Coast Passport included — is only available within the United States.