LocalNow Press Release

The Local Now App is Available on Most Smart Devices

LAS VEGAS, NV – Vegas PBS announced today that it is now live streaming on Local Now –
Allen Media Group’s leading free streaming service for local news and entertainment in
America. Local Now’s audience will now have access to inspiring and educational content from
Vegas PBS’ locally-produced shows like Outdoor Nevada, Nevada Week and Student
Spotlight, along with PBS favorites including PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE and Antiques

Participating PBS stations like Vegas PBS will make Local Now available to audiences in more
than 300 markets and cities across the country, with the full launch completed by the end of
this year. The partnership represents PBS’ continued commitment to make its quality and
award-winning content accessible to all Americans on as many digital platforms as possible.
“This is an historic agreement – we are thrilled that Local Now is the first non-PBS owned and
operated streaming platform to offer PBS’ award-winning programming from stations serving
more than 300 U.S. cities and markets,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen
Media Group, parent company of Local Now. “Viewers of all ages know and love PBS and soon
they will be able to stream this amazing content for free, anytime on our free-streaming
service Local Now.”

“With the changing media landscape, it’s important that we remain versatile in terms of
accessibility,” said Mare Mazur, President and General Manager of Vegas PBS. “We want to
ensure that our viewers are able to find the thought-provoking and captivating content of PBS
wherever and however they watch television. We’re very excited for what this partnership with
Local Now will bring.”

Local Now provides localized news, weather, sports, traffic, and entertainment, produced by
various leading news organizations, in more than 225 markets across the U.S. The Local Now
app is available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xfinity, Vizio, Samsung,
Android and iOS devices. (

About Vegas PBS
Vegas PBS is a member-supported public television service providing educational content for
over 50 years. Vegas PBS builds community through television, education services, and unique
experiences that create a sense of place, civic and social capital. For 15 consecutive years,
Vegas PBS has remained among the top ten most-watched PBS stations in the country. The
station offers four unique broadcast channels: Vegas PBS Ch. 10.1, Vegas PBS Create Ch. 10.2,
VEGAS PBS KIDS Ch. 10.3, and Vegas PBS WORLD Ch. 10.4. The station collaborates with
community partners to create award-winning content that examines informational, cultural,
historic, and educational regional issues.

Vegas PBS provides a robust variety of education services and workforce development
opportunities that extend the educational experience beyond the broadcast. Resources and
services include Vegas PBS’ Ready To Learn educational workshops for children and families,
professional development for teachers, online learning courses and certifications for adults,
multimedia educational support for educators, and a Special Needs Resource Library serving
those with special needs.

Vegas PBS viewers can access their favorite shows across multiple platforms including
broadcast,, the PBS Video App and the PBS KIDS Video App. For more
information, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and

The Allen Media Group digital platform Local Now is the leading free streaming service for
local news and entertainment in America, delivering localized content to over 225 markets in
the U.S. and boasting an endless supply of movies and TV shows from Hollywood’s biggest
studios. It offers hundreds of live channels that feature an extensive roster of superstar talent
and marquee content partners. Local Now’s state-of-the-art streaming platform also delivers
original local news, weather, and information, customized by market, so viewers can easily stay
connected to what matters to them most. Local Now is available on nearly all platforms across
OTT on connected TV, Mobile and Web. For more information, please visit:

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