PBS has fired a mid-level staff attorney after he was surreptitiously recorded during a media sting operation by a watchdog group.
PBS is rolling out free live streams of select member stations, including several local stations in California.
A free live stream of PBS programming is in the works and could made available through an app soon, an executive with the syndicator said.
After months of negotiating and planning, PBS formally launched on streaming television service YouTube TV early Tuesday morning.
PBS was supposed to launch on YouTube TV this month, but financial complications and other setbacks have pushed back the date indefinitely.
Setbacks at some smaller member stations prompted YouTube and PBS to delay the rolling out of local PBS member stations until later this year.