It matters more than ever where you get your news and information. PBS12 has four channels of trusted news and public affairs and deep storytelling, whenever and wherever you need it. All with a commitment to no political ads.
We welcome travelers, idealists, pioneers, realists, and seekers. Welcome to the neighborhood.
PBS12 is a different kind of PBS station. We’re your neighbor. We’re rooted in independence and diverse viewpoints. We champion diverse voices, celebrate community, delight audiences, and expand perspectives for all Coloradans. We promise to be PBS in a whole new way.
Channel 12.1 (Primary Channel)
The station’s flagship channel delivers a diverse mix of local, national and international programming infused with quality PBS shows. For over 40 years, Channel 12.1 has inspired, educated and entertained with the best in independent documentary, public affairs, arts, drama, nature, science, travel, and children’s programming and more.
Channel 12.2 (Plus)
Channel 12.2 presents a premium selection of children’s programs, independent documentaries, music, travel, cooking, and public affairs shows as well as FNX (First Nations Experience) – documentaries, dramatic series and arts programming that reflect the lives and cultures of Native American and indigenous people around the world.
Channel 12.3 (DW)
Channel 12.3 broadcasts DW (Deutsche Welle), Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, news and information. Also streaming live on our website, DW offers continuous news, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports.
Channel 12.4 (NHK World TV)
Channel 12.4 features original programming from NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). In addition to hourly live international news from Tokyo and news bureaus around the globe, NHK WORLD TV delivers programs about Japanese society, politics, scientific advancement, culture, history, food and lifestyle.
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What does our community want to see from PBS12? We asked and you answered! Watch this short video to see how PBS12 is a different kind of PBS station. Whether we’re bringing global viewpoints or our unique Colorado culture to your living room, PBS12 strives to expand minds and open perspectives.
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