NET Passport

 Click here to log in to NET Passport after you've activated your account.  Click here to activate your account with your four word code.  Click here to donate to NET to receive instant access to NET Passport.

NET's latest member benefit is here! NET Passport gives NET members extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming, including current and archival programs from PBS. 

Today there are more than 1500 episodes of content available to donors through NET Passport, and the library will continue to grow over time. Current titles include Downton Abbey, The Victoria and other dramas from MASTERPIECE, as well as favorites such as The Tunnel, NOVA, Antiques RoadshowThe Great British Baking Show and many more.

Access is available from any computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Members now have access to watch the latest episodes of some of their favorite PBS shows.

NET Passport is available to any current NET member at the $60 level or higher, or NET Sustaining Stars who contribute $5 per month or more. To check if you've activated your account, click here

If you're already a member, please contact us at 800.634.6788 or customerservice@netNebraska.org to retrieve your access code. 

If you're not a member, please visit NET Passport to make your contribution to NET and receive instant access to your favorite shows. 

Once inside NET Passport, simply scroll through all of the available titles and look for the Passport blue compass logo next to top hits and undiscovered classics from PBS. 

NET Passport is made possible because of member support of NET, Nebraska's PBS & NPR Stations. Thank you!

For questions or concerns, please view the FAQs below or contact the PBS help desk at 844.522.5866. 

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why is NET making Passport available?

What kind of content can I find on NET Passport?

How can I find content that's available on NET Passport?

How can I use NET Passport on my television streaming device? (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Android Smart TV)

Is NET Passport a service or subscription that people can purchase?

Does NET Passport mean that there will be no more free streaming on PBS.org or on NET's website?

Doesn't having a subset of content only for donors go against what PBS and NET stand for?

I'm not seeing my favorite PBS show in NET Passport. Why not?

Will PBS KIDS content be available via NET Passport?


 

Why is NET making Passport available?
As more and more people are watching television content on demand on digital devices, NET Passport gives NET donors a way to enjoy extended access to PBS content on platforms including computers, smartphones and tablets. 

What kind of content can I find on NET Passport?
NET Passport includes thousands of hours of programming, representing many genres, including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts. Current titles include Downton AbbeyVictoria and other dramas from MASTERPIECE, as well as favorites such as The TunnelNOVAAntiques RoadshowThe Great British Baking Show and many more.

The NET Passport library will continue to grow as more series and episodes are added.

How can I find content that's available on NET Passport?
Donors who wish to take advantage of NET Passport must activate their accounts for access. They will be asked to register to confirm their identity and membership status, and then they can start enjoying NET Passport.

NET Passport can be accessed on the here, as well as on PBS.org, the PBS Video apps for Android and Apple smartphones and tablets, and the PBS app on AppleTV when NET has been identified as the member's local station. To get started, look for videos with the compass icon. Those videos are only available to users who are registered for NET Passport.

How can I use NET Passport on my television streaming device? (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Android Smart TV)

1. Enter the PBS app on the device.
2. At the top of the app, or left side of the app (Amazon/Android), go to the
Settings menu.
3. In the settings menu, at the bottom, select the option to Deactivate Device.
4. Confirm deactivation. It should return you to the home screen of the PBS app.
5. Click the blue button at the top of the PBS app that says "Activate."
6. A new screen will give you activation instructions and an activation token,
seven characters in length. Enter this token at http://www.pbs.org/activate
7. After you hit continue, you will be brought to a new page asking you to sign in
with a Google, Facebook, or PBS account. Choose the account you activated
Passport with.
8. You will see a screen that your device has been activated. Return to the
device where it will automatically update and you can begin watching Passport
videos.

Below are step-by-step instructions and videos on the above instructions for the following devices:

Is NET Passport a service or subscription that people can purchase?
NET Passport is an added benefit of station membership. It cannot be purchased separately and is not a subscription service.

Does NET Passport mean that there will be no more free streaming on PBS.org or on NET's website?
No, PBS content will continue to be available for free on PBS.org, netNebraska.org and other digital platforms. NET Passport provides extended access to a rich library of content for NET members to enjoy.

Doesn't having a subset of content only for donors go against what PBS and NET stand for?
PBS and NET are committed to providing free streaming of local and national content across multiple platforms after a program airs. NET Passport goes one step further by offering an extended access to a rich library of content for station donors. 

Certain content, including news and public affairs programs such as FrontlinePBS NewshourIndependent Lens and POV will always be accessible to everyone.

I'm not seeing my favorite PBS show in NET Passport. Why not?
Initially, several hundred hours of content will be available via NET Passport. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added.

Will PBS KIDS content be available via NET Passport?
There are no plans to include PBS KIDS programming in NET Passport at this time. 

 

For additional questions or concerns, click here or contact the PBS help desk at 844.522.5866.