Friday, March 15, 2019



A New Streaming Destination for Lifestyle Programming
Launching March 15
on Prime Video Channels 

Arlington, Va. March 15, 2019 – PBS Distribution announced today the launch of PBS Living, a new streaming service that brings together the most popular, iconic public media lifestyle content, including classic series such as  “The French Chef,” “This Old House,” and “Antiques Roadshow” and new favorites like “America’s Test Kitchen,” “No Passport Required” and “Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street. ” PBS Living is available by subscription from Prime Video Channels on Amazon for $2.99 per month after a seven-day free trial.

PBS Living is a streaming destination designed to invite viewers to find their inspiration across the food and cooking, home, culture and travel genres. The channel offers subscribers a curated selection of hundreds of episodes from award-winning series with new content to be added each month.

Andrea Downing, Co-President of PBS Distribution comments, “Public television has a long history as a home for unique and compelling lifestyle programs. We are excited to offer viewers another way to explore their passions and find inspiration through these series, with the convenience of being able to watch anywhere, at any time.”
The sizzle reel for the channel can be accessed here. 

Among the series included in the launch are:
Join chef Marcus Samuelsson as he immerses himself in diverse immigrant communities across the U.S, and dives into new food cultures, uncovering the important immigrant histories—and delicious culinary traditions—that shape the way America eats today.
Follow home renovations from start to finish with America’s favorite team of experts—Norm Abram, Tom Silva, Rich Trethewey, Roger Cook, and Kevin O’Connor.
Step into the kitchen with hosts Bridget Lancaster, Julia Collin Davison, and the cast of ”America’s Test Kitchen” as they reveal the secrets to foolproof cooking at home.
Cooking legend and cultural icon Julia Child, along with her pioneering public television series, “The French Chef”, introduced French cuisine to American kitchens. Now share some of her most loved dishes with classic episodes from her original series.
Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt: ”Antiques Roadshow” cameras capture real stories behind family heirlooms, flea market finds, and more as leading specialists travel the country to discover our collective history. 
A modern day Indiana Jones, host Richard Wiese takes viewers around the world in search of adventure, wildlife, and cultures untouched by modern civilization.
Watch the Milk Street test cooks’ process at work as they test, edit, and translate what they learn into the home-cooking environment. 

PBS Living will also feature episodes from A Chef’s Life, Art in the Twenty-First Century, Ask This Old House, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, Cook’s Country, Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking, Simply Ming, Travel Detective, Weekends with Yankee, and much more.
Follow PBS Living on Facebook and Twitter.
Select programs are streaming in PBS Passport, a digital member benefit available through local stations.

About PBS Distribution
PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms including digital distribution of OTT branded channels ‒ including the PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS and PBS Living channels available on Prime Video Channels ‒ TVOD, SVOD and VOD, as well as through theatrical licensing, DVD and Blu-ray sales, inflight entertainment and international licensing.  

PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators over 4,000 programming hours of the highest quality factual, scripted and children’s programming, including films from producer Ken Burns, hit dramas from MASTERPIECE, entertaining and educational children’s series and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and many independent producers. For over 20 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations and producers. 
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