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Broadcast Area and Channels

Nearly two million viewers watch KCET's primary channel in an average month. In addition to its far-reaching broadcast signal, KCET is carried on satellite systems and on nearly 150 cable systems in 11 counties.

We invite you to stream your favorite shows online at or access select programming on our Apple TV and Roku channels.



Over the air, KCET is available on channel 28.1. Cable and satellite subscribers can use the channel finder to see where KCET is available, searching by zip code.

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KCET distributes three channels of programming:


KCET's goal is to provide viewers with a choice - exciting programs in genres they already love, hard-hitting reports on issues facing their region, international programs that celebrate a variety of cultures, and local programming that showcases the best the Southern California region has to offer.

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Public Media Group of Southern California

The Public Media Group of Southern California (PMGSC) tells stories that matter through original programs that reflect the diversity of the region, and the full schedule of trusted PBS programs. Our content channels – PBS SoCal, KCET and Link TV – are available for free on internet-connected screens, seven local broadcast channels, and one national satellite channel.

A donor-supported community institution, PMGSC sparks the sharing of ideas at in-person cultural events and community conversations, and delivers social impact through services that prepare our most vulnerable children for school.