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There are many channels that you can watch on a streaming device. The actual number usually depends on the manufacturing company and their license agreements. On a Roku streaming device, all the popular channels of America are available to watch like NBC, CW, PBS, etc. In this guide, we will show you that how you can add and activate the PBS channel by visiting

PBS is a non-profit organization TV entertainment channel. The abbreviation PBS refers to Public Broadcasting Service which was launched in the year 1969. You can watch PBS channel shows on your Roku streaming device in HD and Full HD. For adding the PBS channel to your Roku, you can follow the steps given below.

How to Add PBS Channel on Roku

Before validating the channel , users need to add the PBS channel from the Roku Channel Store.

  1. Turn on your Roku streaming device.
  2. Go to the Roku Home Screen.
  3. You can press the Home button present on your Roku remote to go to the device home screen.
  4. Using the arrow buttons, go to ‘Streaming Channels.’
  5. The above step will navigate you to the Roku channel store.
  6. We need to add the PBS channel on this step and activate it at You can use the same steps for making PBS Kids activate. To add the PBS channel, conduct a search by pressing the right directional button.
  7. Enter PBS.
  8. Once the channel shows up on the Roku Channel Store, select the ‘Add Channel’ option.

The PBS Channel will be successfully added to your Roku streaming device and you can activate it for watching your favorite PBS shows.

Activate PBS at

For activating the PBS channel on your Roku streaming device, follow the steps given below:

  1. Get on your PC or mobile.
  2. Launch any web browser like Google Chrome.
  3. In the URL bar, type and hit enter or go.

Enter the code in the given field and PBS channel will be successfully activated on your Roku streaming device. You can stream many amazing PBS shows like:

  • Poldark
  • Sherlock
  • Masterpiece
  • Endeavor
  • PBS NewsHour

Note: To activate the PBS Kids channel, visit PBS kids/activate.

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