What channel is PBS on DirecTV? Updated for 2024

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If you were wondering what channel is PBS on DirecTV, we’ve got your back.

PBS has been around since 1970 and is home to various TV shows, dramas, documentaries, and more. That said, its channel number on DirecTV can vary from city to city, and that can be a bit confusing to deal with. One city would have it at channel 36, while another would have it at 102, and while you can flip through hundreds of channels to find it, it can get a bit annoying.

So, to help you, we’ve put together a list that should give you the exact channel number for your location. So, without wasting another moment, let’s jump right to it. 

PBS channel number on DirecTV

Below, you’ll find the complete list of PBS channel numbers on DirecTV.

City/StateChannel Number
•Austin, TX
•Bakersfield, CA
•Fresno, CA
18
•Bronx, NY
•Brooklyn, NY
•Dallas, TX
•El Paso, TX
•Ft. Worth, TX
•New York, NY
•Oklahoma City, OK
•Pittsburgh, PA
13
•Buffalo, NY
•Miami, FL
17
•Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Minneapolis, MN
•St. Paul, MN
2
•Colorado Springs, CO
•Houston, TX
•Phoenix, AZ
8
•Jacksonville, FL
•Salt Lake City, UT
7
•Miami, FL
•Buffalo, NY
17
•Las Vegas, NV
•Memphis, TN
•Portland, OR
10
•Sacramento, CA
•Denver, CO
6
•St. Louis, MO
•San Antonio, TX
•Seattle, WA
9
Atlanta, GA30
Albuquerque, NM5
Baltimore, MD67
Charlotte, NC42
Cincinnati, OH48
Chicago, IL11
Cleveland, OH25
Detroit, MI56
Indianapolis, IN20
Louisville, KY68
Orlando, FL24
Philadelphia, PA35
San Diego, CA15
San Jose, CA54
Tucson, AZ27
Tampa, FL3 or 34
San Francisco, CA9 or 22
Milwaukee, WI10 or 36
Los Angeles, CA28 or 58
Washington, DC26 or 32

DirecTV packages – Is PBS available with all of them?

There are multiple DirecTV packages, and each one offers a different number of channels. 

DirecTV PlansNo. of channelsPrice
Entertainment75+$69.99/mo
Choice 105+$84.99/mo
Ultimate140+$114.99/mo
Premier150+$159.99/mo

Luckily, PBS is a high-demand channel and is included in all the listed packages. So you can choose the one that best suits your requirements and budget.  

Conclusion

With this, we’ll wrap up our guide, and hopefully, you now know which channel PBS is on DirecTV. Remember that the channel number varies depending on where you’re located and is susceptible to change by DirecTV. In case that happens, we’ll update our list, so be sure to check back. 

That said, if you can’t find PBS anywhere on your DirecTV plan, it could mean that the channel has been dropped due to conflict, or it could be down due to maintenance. In either case, contacting customer support for further assistance and clarity is the way to go.

A good TV can make all the difference between a pleasant or a subpar viewing experience. So, if you’re interested in exploring options that can complement your DirecTV plan, we recommend you check out our best 65-inch TV and best 85-inch TV guides for the best picks.

Ussamah works as a content writer and editor at BGFG. He is experienced in tech, hardware, gaming, and marketing.