PBS on LG Smart TV

How to Watch PBS App Content on LG TV

LG TV CompatibilityNo
AirPlay SupportYes [App Store]
Cast SupportYes [Play Store]
Web Version SupportYes [https://www.pbs.org]
Subscription CostPrice differs for each TV provider

You can’t install the PBS app on LG Smart TV since it is unavailable in the Content Store. However, you can access the web version of PBS if your LG TV has a built-in browser. If your TV lacks a browser, you can use your phone to stream the PBS content wirelessly using Cast and AirPlay methods. This article describes three easy methods to watch PBS on LG TV.

How to Watch PBS on LG TV Using Web Browser

[1] Turn on the LG TV and connect it to a WIFI network.

[2] To access the home screen, press the Home button on the remote.

[3] From the home screen, launch the Web Browser and enter the URL https://www.pbs.org/ using the virtual keyboard.

[4] Click Sign in and log in with the respective credentials.

[5] Once logged in, play the desired content and watch it on a big screen.

How to Cast PBS to LG TV from Android

If you want to cast your Android screen to an LG TV, ensure it has Chromecast built-in. Otherwise, connect a Chromecast device to an LG TV and set it up.

[1] Turn on your LG Smart TV and ensure it has an internet connection.

[2] Connect your LG TV and Android to the same WiFi network.

[3] Now, download the PBS app from the Google Play Store on your device.

[4] Launch the PBS app and play the content you wish to watch on the TV.

[5] Tap the Cast icon and choose your LG TV from the devices list.

Click the Cast icon

[6] Once connected, the selected content will play on the TV screen.

How to AirPlay PBS on LG TV Using iPhone

[1] Enable the AirPlay on LG TV once you turn it on.

[2] Connect your LG TV to WiFi, which should be the same as your iPhone.

[3] Open the App Store on your iPhone and download the PBS app.

[4] Launch the PBS app. Then, sign in with your registered account credentials.

[5] Choose and play any content you want to mirror on your LG TV.

[6] Click the AirPlay icon in the media player. If you can’t find the AirPlay icon, go to the Control Center and tap Screen Mirroring.

Click Screen mirroring to stream the PBS app content on LG TV

[7] From the available devices, select your LG TV name.

That’s it. The selected content will play on your LG TV.

Is it Possible to Stream PBS on LG TV Using a Streaming Device?

Yes. The PBS app is compatible with Fire Stick, Apple TV, and Roku. If you have any of these devices, plug it into an LG TV and connect it to the internet. Go to the corresponding app store on your streaming device, search for PBS, and install the app. After the installation, you need to activate PBS by visiting (pbs.org/activate) and entering the TV provider credentials.


Why can’t I install the PBS app on an LG Smart TV?

The PBS app is unavailable in the LG Content Store. So, you cannot add the app on the LG Smart TV.

Can you watch PBS on LG TV without cable?

Yes. You can install YouTube TV on LG TV to watch PBS without cable.

Amelia Griffiths

Greetings! I am Amelia Griffiths, a tech head and a content writer who loves to write about household gadgets. I remember my brother’s awe-struck face when we switched from our old LG TV to a new smart LG TV back when the first model was released. We now use one of the latest versions, and I am quite well-versed in the technical aspects of it. This blog (LG TV Guru) is my space to share and talk about different settings and unique features of LG TV. The how-to guides, with their easy-to-follow steps, will guide you through the process. I have also included the troubleshooting methods I have done and the techniques I know will help you get the complete television experience.

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