PBS NC, North Carolina’s statewide public television network, entertains, enlightens, and educates on air, online, and in person. It offers the best of PBS and locally produced content across four, unique over-the-air channels—UNC-TV PBS & More, the North Carolina Channel, Rootle 24/7 PBS KIDS and the Explorer Channel – and delivers rich, digital-first content across online platforms. In person, UNC-TV engages communities and inspires action. Free resources and events spark curiosity for NC’s youngest citizens, helping them reach their fullest potential. Serving as the backbone for the state’s emergency services, UNC-TV is a force for good across North Carolina.


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UNC-TV is a powerful force for cultivating a strong pride of place. Its programming celebrates the culture and heritage of North Carolina and the South. Through local programming like My Home, NC, MUSE, Sci NC and more, UNC-TV highlights the tangible and intangible elements that make North Carolina’s communities and people so unique.



Through a combination of national and local productions, UNC-TV brings you PBS blockbusters like Masterpiece, PBS Newshour, NOVA, and more to North Carolina while also serving as a powerful force to cultivate and celebrate a strong pride of place for our viewers with programming that celebrates the culture of North Carolina and the South.
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UNC-TV provides dynamic educational media, teacher professional development, parent education, and community engagement online, on-air, and face-to-face. Its educational programming changes lives every day while serving as a digital safe haven for our state’s youth.
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UNC-TV can’t do it without YOU. Learn about the many ways member support powers UNC-TV’s ability to provide programs and resources that entertain, inspire, and educate North Carolinians.
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