PBS Passport

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Did you miss the last episode of your favorite show? Want to binge the latest new series? Catch up on all your favorite shows via PBS Passport! Existing members can simply click the WATCH button below to start watching from the Nebraska Public Media video page. New members can sign up by clicking the QUALIFY button below and following the step-by-step guide.

PBS Passport is a Nebraska Public Media member benefit offered to those who contribute at least $5/month or $60 per year. Donate today to receive instant access to PBS Passport.

Once you have received your four-word PBS Passport Code, you're ready to activate.

Not sure if you've already activated? Don’t know your code? Use the Member Lookup to access your PBS Passport membership information!

Log in to PBS Passport after you’ve activated and start watching your favorite shows from your favorite devices.

Forgot your password? Click here to reset it.

PBS Passport offers qualified Nebraska Public Media members access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming - including past and current shows - available to watch on your computer, tablet, or streaming device.

Thousands of episodes are available through PBS Passport and the library continues to grow. Current titles include dramas from MASTERPIECE like All Creatures Great and Small, Grantchester, and Miss Scarlet; PBS favorites such as Finding Your Roots, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, and Ken Burns Documentaries; plus so much more!

PBS Passport is available to watch online and on these devices:
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You must have an email on file with Nebraska Public Media in order to look up your account. If you don’t have the correct email on file, please contact us.

If you have questions or concerns, check the FAQs below. For additional help, visit PBS Help or call the Passport Support Line at 844.325.8828 (M-F, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. CT).

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I use PBS Passport on my television streaming device? (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TV)

Click the links below for step-by-step instructions and videos for the following devices:


Apple TV

Amazon Fire

Samsung TV

How do I activate my PBS Passport account?

Watch the video below to learn how to activate PBS Passport, a membership benefit provided by Nebraska Public Media

which offers extended access to your favorite PBS shows.

Is PBS Passport a service or subscription that people can purchase?

PBS Passport is an added benefit of Nebraska Public Media membership. It cannot be purchased separately and is not a subscription service. Donate least $5/month or $60 per year today to receive instant access to PBS Passport.

What do I do if I can't watch PBS Passport videos?

If your PBS Passport benefit isn't recognized, if videos prompt you to donate or become a member or if you are blocked from watching Passport videos, follow the instructions in the video below to watch Passport videos again.

Is there still free streaming on PBS.org, the PBS app and on Nebraska Public Media's website?

YES. Content will continue to be available for free on PBS.org, the PBS app, NebraskaPublicMedia.org and other digital platforms.

PBS and Nebraska Public Media are committed to providing free streaming of local and national content across multiple platforms after a program airs. PBS Passport goes one step further by offering extended access to an on-demand library.

Certain content, including news and public affairs programs such as Frontline, PBS NewsHour, and Washington Week will always be accessible to everyone on PBS.org, the PBS app, NebraskaPublicMedia.org.

Why am I not seeing my favorite PBS shows in PBS Passport?

Several hundred hours of content are available via PBS Passport. This library of content continues to change due to streaming rights from content producers and grow over time as more titles are created and added.

Will PBS KIDS content be available via PBS Passport?

There are no plans to include PBS KIDS programming in PBS Passport at this time. To stream the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel for free on your devices, download the PBS KIDS Video app and tap the “LIVE TV” button to watch what’s airing on your local PBS Station right now in addition to on-demand episodes.