The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American non-profit public broadcasting television service with 354 member TV stations in the United States. It is owned collectively by its member stations. However, its operations are largely funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Its east coast headquarters are in Arlington, Virginia, with west coast operations in Burbank, California, located adjacent to the headquarters of Disney and Warner Bros.
PBS is the most prominent provider of programming to U.S. public television stations, distributing acclaimed series such as The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Masterpiece, and Frontline.