WPBT2 Passport is the new member benefit that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality local and national public television programming. With access to tens of thousands of hours of your favorite programs, WPBT2 Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorites, including full seasons of many current and past series.

Highlights include every past episode of award-winning MASTERPIECE favorites like Downton Abbey and Wolf Hall, along with Grantchester, Home Fires, Mr. Selfridge and Poldark. You can watch hundreds of hours of Nature, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, American Experience (including JFK and Walt Disney), Finding your Roots, The Great British Baking Show, Ken Burns documentaries like Jazz and Prohibition, and so much more.

By becoming a member of WPBT2 South Florida PBS today with a yearly, tax-deductible contribution of $60 or more (or ongoing $5 per month, as a sustaining member), you’ll be among the first to try our latest member benefit.



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Click here to get your Passport activation link if you have given WPBT2 your email address.

Don't have an email? Call PBS Support to activate WPBT2 Passport at 1-844-417-6327

Where to Watch

The WPBT2 South Florida PBS Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes from popular shows like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece — including all six seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns — currently Jazz and Unforgivable Blackness The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson are available. More shows are being added all the time.

You can watch WPBT2 Passport and our on-demand videos on your computer, smartphone, or tablet through the WPBT2 Video Site, at PBS.org and within the PBS Video apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You can also access WPBT2 Passport on Apple TV, and additional device platforms are coming soon.

To find WPBT2 Passport video, simply look for the distinctive compass icon: .



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WPBT2 Passport FAQs

What is WPBT2 Passport?
WPBT2 Passport is a new member benefit which provides WPBT2 South Florida PBS donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming online and on your mobile device.
What kind of content can people find on WPBT2 Passport?
With WPBT2 Passport you can access tens of thousands of hours of programming, representing many genres, including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts. Notable titles include MASTERPIECE series such as Downton Abbey and Wolf Hall, along with other favorites such as Nature, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, Great Performances, Vicious, How We Got To Now, The Great British Baking Show and many more. The WPBT2 Passport library will continue to grow as more series and episodes are added.
Why is WPBT2 making this service available?
As more and more people are watching television content on demand on computers and digital devices, WPBT2 Passport gives WPBT2 South Florida PBS donors another way to enjoy extended access to PBS and WPBT2 content on platforms including computers, smartphones and tablets.
Does WPBT2 Passport cost anything?

WPBT2 Passport is the newest member benefit available to donors of WPBT2 South Florida PBS. The WPBT2 Passport member benefit requires a minimum donation of $5/month or $60/year to WPBT2. It cannot be purchased seperately.

I already contribute to WPBT2. Can I view WPBT2 Passport content?

If you are an active WPBT2 South Florida PBS member giving at least $60 (or $5 monthly), and we have a valid email address on file, you may have already received an email "WPBT2 Passport" with activation instructions.

If you did not receive an email, you can activate your WPBT2 Passport account by going here and entering your email address.

If you are still having trouble accessing WPBT2 Passport please contact Support at 1-844-417-6327.

I am a member of WXEL or another PBS Station. Am I entitled to WPBT2 Passport?

WPBT2 Passport is only available to donating members of WPBT2 South Florida PBS. If you are interested in WXEL Passport, please click here

Will there still be free straming on WPBT2.org and PBS.org?

PBS and WPBT2 content will continue to be available for free on the WPBT2.org website, and other digital platforms. WPBT2 Passport provides extended access to the rich library of content for WPBT2 members to enjoy.

Certain content, including kids, news and public affairs programs such as Cyberchase, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends as well as FRONTLINE, PBS NewsHour, Independent Lens and POV, will remain accessible to everyone.

What kind of device do I need to view WPBT2 Passport Videos?

You can watch WPBT2 Passport and our on-demand videos on your computer, smartphone, or tablet through the WPBT2 Video Site, at PBS.org and within the PBS Video apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You can also access WPBT2 Passport on Apple TV, and additional device platforms are coming soon.

What kind of desktop browser do I need?

WPBT2 Passport supports the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

How does WPBT2 Passport align with the mission of public television?

WPBT2 content is shared widely with the public on-air, online and on mobile devices after a program airs – that has not changed. WPBT2 Passport goes one step further by offering extended access to additional content for members.

I'm not seeing my favorite PBS show in WPBT2 Passport. Why not?

Initially, hundreds of hours of on-demand content will be available via WPBT2 Passport along with tens of thousands of hours of content available to all. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added.

I cannot afford to donate at this time. Is there a way for me to view this content?

All broadcast content remains available to all viewers on air per our broadcast schedule and will remain online and on mobile for at least two weeks and, in some cases, longer. We believe the new arrangement allows for ample viewing of excellent content, albeit for a more limited time for some programs.

Is WPBT2 Passport available outside the U.S.?

Streaming video from WPBT2 South Florida PBS– including video that this available to WETA donors – is only available within the United States.