Welcome to CPTV Passport!

CPTV Passport is a member benefit that allows you to watch your favorite PBS shows whenever and wherever you want. You can catch up on a single episode or binge watch a show’s full season using any computer device.

Passport works with Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV devices, or your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Help is right here! Call Audience Care to activate or troubleshoot: (860) 275-7550

CPTV Passport FAQ

Who can get CPTV Passport?

CPTV Passport is a benefit available to members donating $60/year or more. If you have questions as to your donation or eligibility for this benefit, email Audience Care or call (860) 275-7550

You can also visit pbs.org/passport/lookup and see if you already have access.

How do I get it?

If you’re already a CPTV member, click here to look up and access your CPTV Passport information. If you have questions, contact Audience Care at audiencecare@ctpublic.org or (860) 275-7550.

After activating your Passport account, view Passport content on your Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, smartphone, tablet, or computer. All Passport content is designated by a Passport icon — available only to Passport members.

What’s on it?

The CPTV Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS programs being added weekly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece — including all five seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns.

Do I need special equipment?

No. You can view Passport videos from PBS.org and local station sites on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. It is also available via the PBS Video apps for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and other streaming devices.

Need more help?

For all technical issues, visit PBS Help.

CPTV’s office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm