PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal is the flagship PBS station for greater Los Angeles and Southern California, and the third most-watched PBS station in the nation, bringing quality PBS content and experiences that inform, inspire and entertain to 18 million people across six diverse counties. We have offices in Century City, Costa Mesa and downtown Los Angeles.

A Southern California community inspired to learn more, do more, and be more.

Our Mission:
Foster a love of learning, culture, and community using the power of public media.

We deliver our mission though content & experiences that inform, inspire, and entertain. These include distinctive PBS programming, person-to-person experiences in the classroom and the community, diverse local cultural partnerships, and content that is for, about and by Southern Californians. PBS SoCal is available on-air, online & in the community.

PBS SoCal delivers the full schedule of high-quality PBS programs – including great Sunday night dramas like MASTERPIECE’S Poldark and Sherlock; thought-provoking documentaries from FRONTLINE, Ken Burns America and Independent Lens; interesting science and nature programs from NATURE and NOVA; inspiring arts and culture programs from Great Performances and American Masters; and trusted educational children’s programs from PBS KIDS.Plus, we tap the wealth of creative talent available in the region to create content that is for, about and by Southern Californians. The PBS hallmark is telling great stories well and with strong editorial integrity, providing quality, perspective and insight that are different from anything else available.