Louisiana Public Broadcasting Launches New On-Demand Streaming Video Member Benefit
– LPB Passport provides extended access to a rich library of on-demand public television programming across genres, including drama, science, history,
the arts and more –
Louisiana Public Broadcasting has introduced LPB Passport – a new member benefit offering extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. LPB Passport provides donors access to current and archival programs from both PBS and local LPB and is available via the LPB website, PBS.org and other digital platforms.
Today there are several hundred hours of content available to donors through LPB Passport and the library will continue to grow over time. Current titles include Downton Abbey, Wolf Hall, and other dramas from Masterpiece, as well as favorites such as Vicious, Makers, Earth A New Wild, How We Got To Now, The Great British Baking Show, local programs from LPB, and many more.
“We are thrilled to offer this latest benefit to our members. As viewing patterns continue to evolve, LPB Passport provides member access to a library of quality public broadcasting programming whenever and wherever they want to watch it,” said Beth Courtney, President and CEO of Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
In addition to the LPB website, LPB Passport will also be available to members when they identify LPB as their local PBS member station on PBS.org and the PBS Video apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as the PBS app on AppleTV. LPB Passport will be available on more platforms in the future. Station members must activate their account before they can access LPB Passport.
LPB Passport is the newest member benefit available from LPB for donors with a yearly contribution of at least $60 or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more. It cannot be purchased separately. PBS and LPB content will continue to be available for free after its broadcast premiere on PBS.org, LPB website, and other digital platforms.
For more information on LPB Passport and the other benefits of becoming a Friends of LPB member, please visit: lpb.org/passport.
About Louisiana Public Broadcasting:
Since 1975, Louisiana Public Broadcasting has been the public television network for the state of Louisiana with stations in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. LPB is also affiliated with WLAE-TV in New Orleans. In addition to its award-winning documentaries about the history and people of Louisiana, LPB is dedicated to helping children throughout the state develop their literacy, math and science skills through its numerous educational outreach programs.
Published: February 29, 2016
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