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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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  • Kristi W.
    I love WNET-TV because it is the only channel that offers an intelligent adult a wide array of extremely interesting programs in the fields of music, drama, art, news, science, history, nature, and wildlife, just … More »
  • Joe
    Public Television is really the only source of meaningful and thought-provoking television one can find today. Love ‘In the Life’ and all your conscientious programming featuring communities and stories not represented anywhere else on TV. … More »
  • Steve G
    I grew up watching PBS, it’s always been a part of me. These days I spend about $100 a month for cable to watch about 3 specific cable shows. The rest of cable and major … More »
  • Jacqueline S.
    I have loved Channel Thirteen for as long as I can remember because the programs were so special and different from the other TV fare. When my son was young, we’d watch Sesame Street together. … More »
  • Nadine Renazile
    As a young immigrant newly arrived from Haiti, my father insisted that our family only watch PBS. He was adamant that this was the only proper way to learn to speak and enunciate the English … More »
  • Lisa T.
    Thank you, THIRTEEN, for the wonderful work you do. We are a homeschooling family of four and are immensely grateful for your educational, engaging, and enriching programming. We will continue to be faithful supporters and … More »