PBS: All The Good Things PBS Has Done For This Country
With Netflix flipping the traditional TV model on its head and traditional network giants like Disney and HBO creating their own streaming services, how we consume "the tube" is rapidly evolving. In just a few short years, most channels will barely resemble their current counterparts. However, there is one channel that will likely remain the same regardless of how everything else changes: PBS.
From its beginnings in 1967, the Public Broadcasting Service has offered an educational and safe place for kids and adults to watch TV together. Today, it still follows that mission statement to a T. Here are some fun facts you might not know about one of the oldest stations around.