PBS By the Numbers!


  • PBS airs on 350 public television stations in 50 states
  • 82% of U.S. TV HHs watch PBS (Source: Nielsen NPower 2017)
  • PBS averaged a 1.4 primetime HH rating during the 2016-17 season (Source: Nielsen NPower 10/16–9/17)
  • PBS is ranked the #6 broadcast and cable network(Source: Nielsen NPower 10/16–9/17)
  • PBS averages 290 million monthly video streams across all of PBS’s web, mobile and connected platforms (Source: Google Analytics average monthly Jan–Jun 2017)
  • PBS mobile apps have been downloaded 55 million times(AppFigures)
  • 57% of PBS.org users are adults 18–49 (Source: Comscore MediaMetrix Sept 2017)
  • PBS has been voted the #1 most trusted organization for the 15th year in a row (Source: MR&R Inc. Jan 2018)
  • PBS viewers donated $476M to PBS in 2016 — viewers love PBS, and they support sponsors that support PBS!


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