Ways to watch Vermont PBS
It is easier than ever to watch us in whatever way works for you. Read the sections below for various ways to watch our show, plus some helpful tips. If you have questions, please contact our friendly Viewer Services Team at email@example.com | 802-655-4800 or toll free 1-800-639-7811.
Video On Demand
The majority of our shows are available to view for free via Video On Demand (VOD), also known as streaming. However due to various licensing, and certain time frames, not all episodes are always available to stream (example: some Made Here episodes are broadcast only). Some episodes may be only be viewable by our Passport members. Learn more about Passport. For our Canadian viewers, there may be further geographical restrictions, preventing ability to stream certain episodes. Visit our Canadian Info page for more details.
TIP: Create a free PBS account and use the Sign In button in the top menu bar. Then you can create a watchlist of your favorite shows and episodes, by using the '+ My List' button.
Also, many of our local shows have a dedicated webpage containing the related episodes, and sometimes extra info and resources. Simply hover over the 'Local Shows' menu item on our site's main menu. Examples: Made Here; Vermont This Week; From The Archives; Mister Chris.
TIP: If you are connected via wifi to a casting device (ex: Google Chromecast or Apple TV), you should see a white casting icon appear on the videos in your browser. You can click that icon to cast the video to your TV.
Passport is an added membership benefit. It provides extended access to 1,500+ episodes of quality PBS programming.
This extended viewing applies to web browsers, mobile apps, and smart TVs.
Become a Passport member today with a sustainer gift of $5 or more monthly, or a one-time gift of at least $60.
Passport membership is now offered in Canada.
TIP: Some sneak previews and early access to premieres, as well as exclusive access to popular past shows (ex. Downton Abbey) are available to our Passport members!
The same videos available on the web, can also be viewed on our Vermont PBS App. It is free to download to your phone and tablet, and has extra features including: ability to create a watchlist; receive important notifications, and an overview of news and promos from our social media sites.
Learn more at vermontpbs.org/app.
Smart TV / Apps
The PBS Video App is available to download for free on most popular TV apps. (Ex: ROKU, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV's, etc.).
The app should prompt you to select your local station, by suggesting stations in your area. If you reside outside of our region, you can use a Vermont zip code (ex. 05401) to find Vermont PBS. By selecting Vermont PBS (may display as WETK), you will see a 'Local' section of our shows.
Broadcast / Cable / Satellite
Our four channels are available live (linear broadcast) in Vermont, and some in our region including parts of Québec, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Check with your provider if Vermont PBS is available in your area. Depending on your location, we may be displayed as VTPBS; WETK; WVTB; WVER; WVTA; or W20EH-D. See our Channel Finder for details. Visit our interactive online TV Schedule for current show airings.
Our four channels will have different channel numbers / identifiers depending on where you reside. Availability also depends on your location. Visit our Channel Finder page for details.
TIP: Over-the-air signals are FREE in HD, with purchase of an affordable digital antenna. Recommendations available on vermontpbs.org/rescan.
Our channel numbers / identifiers, and availability differ depending on where you reside. Most will be in High Definition (HD) but some locations may only offer Standard Definition (SD).
Visit our Channel Finder page for details.
Our Vermont PBS Main/Primary channel is carried by DirecTV and Dish networks. However it may not be available in Bennington and Windham counties in Vermont.
Our main channel is available in the Montréal area, and some other areas in Québec and Ontario. Some Québec residents may be able to acquire our WETK broadcast signal. Otherwise we are available via cable providers: Axion; Bell Fibe TV ; and Videotron. More info for Canadian viewers.
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