WHRO TV Now Available on 'Local Now' Live-Streaming App
- Written by Belinda Elliott
- Category: Community
- Published: 21 April 2023
Looking to watch your favorite WHRO TV 15 shows on the go? WHRO Public Media fans now have another way to watch local content along with beloved PBS programs.
WHRO 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 WHRO's locally-produced shows, along with PBS favorites – including PBS NewsHour, Frontline and Antiques Roadshow.
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. It offers more than 450 free-streaming channels as well as more than 18,000 movies, TV shows, and documentaries. The Local Now app is available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xfinity, Vizio, Samsung, Android and IOS devices.
"This is an historic agreement – we are thrilled that Local Now is the first non-PBS owned and operated streaming platform to offer PBS's award-winning programming from stations serving more than 300 U.S. cities and markets. The addition of local PBS stations is a major achievement for Local Now and cements our position as the leader of free-streaming local news and entertainment in America," 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."
WHRO TV 15 was recently added to the apps for IOS and Android devices. It can also be found on Roku devices, Roku streaming TV’s and Amazon Firestick. Look for the green “local now” icon and select any of the cities around the region. You will see Local Now news, WTKR and WHRO under the local channel listings. The programming information for the channel will be added soon, and the Local Now browser-based streaming and other smart TV streaming options for watching WHRO will be available soon as well.