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Nine PBS has introduced Nine PBS Passport, a member benefit which gives our donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of great public television programming. All members with a yearly donation of $60 or more, or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more, can use Passport. It cannot be purchased separately and is a benefit of membership. Please allow 7-10 days to process membership and activate account.

If you have already activated Nine PBS Passport, login to view video content at http://www.pbs.org/passport/videos/

Nine PBS Passport FAQ

1. What is Nine PBS Passport?

Nine PBS Passport is a new member benefit which provides Nine PBS donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming. This is one of the many benefits that Nine PBS provides its donors.

2. Why is Nine PBS making this service available?

As more and more people are watching television content on demand on digital devices, Nine PBS Passport gives Nine PBS donors a way to enjoy extended access to PBS and Nine PBS content on platforms including computers, smartphones and tablets.

3. What kind of content can people find on Nine PBS Passport?

Nine PBS Passport includes several hundred hours of programming, representing many genres, including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts. Nine Passport will also include popular Nine PBS programs such as Donnybrook, Living St. Louis, and more.

The Nine PBS Passport library will continue to grow as more series and episodes are added.

4. How can viewers find content that’s available on Nine PBS Passport?

Donors who wish to take advantage of Nine PBS Passport must activate their account for access. They will be asked to register to confirm their identity and membership status, and then they can start enjoying Nine PBS Passport.

Nine PBS Passport can be accessed on the Nine PBS's video page, as well as on pbs.org, the PBS Video Apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, and the PBS app on AppleTV when Nine Network has been identified as the member’s local station.

To get started, look for videos with the compass icon:

Those videos are only available to users who are registered for Nine PBS Passport.

5. Who qualifies for Nine PBS Passport?

Nine PBS Passport is the newest member benefit available. All members with a yearly donation of $60 or more, or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more, can use Passport. If you are not a current member, click here to donate now and join.

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

Nine PBS Passport is an added benefit of station membership. It cannot be purchased separately and is not a subscription service.

7. Does Nine PBS Passport mean there will be no more free streaming on pbs.org or on Nine PBS’s website?

No. PBS and Nine PBS content will continue to be available for free on pbs.org, Nine PBS’s website, and other digital platforms. Nine PBS Passport provides extended access to a rich library of content for Nine PBS members to enjoy.

Certain content, including news and public affairs programs such as FRONTLINE, PBS NEWSHOUR, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV, will always be accessible to everyone.

8. Doesn’t having a subset of content only for donors go against what PBS and the Nine PBS stands for?

PBS is committed to providing free streaming of local and national content across multiple platforms after a program airs. Nine PBS Passport goes one step further by offering extended access to a rich library of content for station donors.

Certain content, including news and public affairs programs such as FRONTLINE, PBS NEWSHOUR, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV, will always be accessible to everyone.

9. I’m not seeing my favorite PBS show in Nine PBS Passport. Why not?

Initially, several hundred hours of content will be available via Nine Passport. This library of content will continue grow over time as more titles are added.

10. Will PBS KIDS content be available via Nine PBS Passport?

There are no plans to include PBS KIDS programming in Nine PBS Passport at this time. Visit PBSKids.org for free video content.