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Frequently Asked Questions

When is a Viewer Services representative available?

Viewer Services is open during regular office hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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How can I watch PBS Utah and PBS programs online?

Many PBS Utah and PBS programs are available to watch online. Watch Now >

Do you have a catalog of all PBS shows?

There is not a complete catalog of all PBS shows, but you will be able to find a great deal of information regarding PBS shows, including if they are available for purchase, on the PBS website. A complete list of local PBS Utah productions can be found on our local productions page. If there is something specific you're looking for and are unable to locate it, send a message to Viewer Services or call us at (801) 581-7777 and we'll do our best to help you find it.

Do you keep copies of everything you have ever aired?

We keep shows to which we have current broadcast rights or those which we plan on airing again, but we do not maintain a complete library of all shows aired.

How far in advance do you schedule programs?

PBS Utah schedules its programs about a month or two in advance.

Can you rebroadcast shows?

Yes, but it is dependent on the broadcast rights we have to the show. If you see a show that you'd like rebroadcasted, you can send a message to Viewer Services or call us at (801) 581-3064.

Does each program on PBS Utah only air once?

This is dependent on the show and its broadcast rights. We have the rights to re-air some programs 2 or 3 times, while other shows we are only allowed to air once.

Can I purchase a copy of the show you aired?

Many PBS and local PBS Utah productions are available for purchase. Check out Shop PBS Utah to see the PBS Utah productions and Shop PBS for PBS productions. Additionally PBS kids merchandise can be purchased here. Because of broadcast rights issues, some productions that have been aired (other than those produced by PBS Utah) cannot be sold or distributed. If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, contact Viewer Services and we will try to find out if copies are available from the producing station and provide you with the contact information.

Where can I buy a PBS Utah production?

You can buy certain PBS Utah productions at Shop PBS Utah. Or call us at (801) 581-7777 or (800) 477-5833.

Can I schedule a tour of the station?

PBS Utah provides station tours to small groups. If you'd like to arrange a tour, call us at (801) 581-7777 or use our online form.