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Why Do You Support THIRTEEN?

Famous fans share why THIRTEEN is important to them.
Celebrate our 50th Anniversary by sharing why you love THIRTEEN and public television. A favorite program? A childhood memory? Tell us what makes THIRTEEN and PBS unique.

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  • Constance Waters
    Where do I start? Couldn’t do without your musical programs, your news and especially your British sit-coms and mysteries. Your programs follow the tenets of knowledge – scientific, artistic and practical.
  • Daniel Werner
    I’m a member because of the programs. For me it’s about Bill Moyers, the Newshour and Frontline. Ocassionally the movies.
  • Marchelle Harris
    I have enjoyed the programs on 13 for many years. You make learning fun for the children and a bit entertaing for adults who watch these programs with them. I love Nature. I have learned … More »
  • David Van Buskirk
    Our son, now age 44, was nurtured by Sesame Street and Mr. Rodgers from infancy. He still has wonderful memories of that experience. Where else could one discover programs such as Masterpiece Theater, Nature and … More »
  • Marilyn
    Love 13 …been member many years iPad doesn’t allow me to take full advantage on line. Reason: NO ADOBE…NO FLASH!!!!! …not my fault….nor 13…nonsense contractural problem. Marilynof Bayside
  • Bob Hopkins
    Thanks for providing a cool, refreshing drink in the desert of content amongst hundreds of available channels.
  • Amparo Pikarsky
    My father, who came to the US from Cuba in the 60’s, always studied the language of a country before he visited it. In the late 70’s, he had the opportunity to visit Great Britain, … More »
  • Gail E Janensch
    Why 13? For news, Masterpiece Theater, Nature, opera, big band remembrance special programming, Sesame St. Need I say more? It is the ONLY TV part of my EVERY day.
  • Barbara
    I never would have know the joy of listening to Il Volo, Andre Buccelli, Andre Rieu if it weren’t for Channel 13. The list is endless, Celtic Thunder, Masterpiece Theater, Broadway Shows, political talk shows … More »
  • Ben Brooklyn, NY
    Because its awesome!