PBS By the Numbers!


  • PBS airs on 360 public television stations in 50 states
  • 86% of U.S. TV HHs watch PBS (Source: Nielsen NPower 9/25/17-9/23/18)
  • PBS averaged a 1.3 primetime HH rating during the 2017-18 season (Source: Nielsen NPower 9/25/17-9/23/18)
  • PBS is ranked the #6 broadcast and cable network(Source: Nielsen NPower 9/25/17-9/23/18)
  • PBS averages 255 million monthly video streams across all of PBS’s web, mobile and connected device platforms (Source: Google Analytics average monthly Oct 2017-Sep 2018)
  • PBS KIDS mobile apps have been downloaded 55.1 million times(Source: AppFigures Mar 2011-Sep 2018 )
  • 52% of PBS.org users are adults 18–49 (Source: Comscore Plan Metrix Audience Profile, Sept 2018)
  • PBS has been voted the #1 most trusted organization for the 16th year in a row (Source: MR&R Inc. Jan 2019)
  • PBS viewers donated $503M to PBS in 2017 — viewers love PBS, and they support sponsors that support PBS!


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