December 2020

High School Football State Finals Live on Arkansas PBS

Arkansas PBS will broadcast the 2020 2A-7A high school football state finals live from War Memorial Stadium beginning Saturday, Dec. 5, in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA), offering families and fans a safe viewing option in uncertain times. Beginning the week after each broadcast, championship games will be available to watch at and in the Engage Arkansas PBS app.

See all the ways to watch at

A Month of Great Music

Don't miss a great lineup of music this month on Arkansas PBS. Premieres include "Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember," "Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You" and "Stevie Nicks: 24 Karat Gold Tour."

See the complete schedule and all the ways to watch at

We're Here Because of YOU

This remarkable year has brought home the importance of things that really matter – that enrich our lives, strengthen our households, inform our decisions and inspire our futures. 
Arkansas PBS is one of those things that truly makes a difference, by informing, entertaining and educating viewers of all ages and every walk of life. 
Arkansas PBS exists to serve you – but we also exist because of you and the irreplaceable power of your support.

Make a difference for Arkansas PBS with a monthly donation at

"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Gather the family for the holiday classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m.


"Northanger Abbey"

In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones plays romance addict Catherine Morland. At a medieval country house that fuels her lurid fantasies, she forms a friendship with Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is cut short.

Tune in Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. See the complete schedule at
Arkansas PBS Original Film

"Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry"

In Mountain View, Arkansas, a talented group of men and women keep the time-honored tradition of metal smithing alive through their daily work at Urban Forge, a blacksmith shop dedicated to creativity, skill and artistry. Go behind the scenes of their craft in this original one-hour documentary. Plus, make a donation to receive a hand-forged gift.

Watch now at
Digital Series

"The Glow With Big Piph"

Big Piph is THE Hip Hop Adventurer – a Stanford-educated, world traveling, motivational speaking artist and musician who has returned to his home state and is using his world view, knowledge and charm to highlight the entrepreneurs, culinarians and all-around creatives across Arkansas.

Watch new episodes Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at
Arkansas PBS KIDS

Celebrate the holidays with PBS KIDS

Whether the youngest members of the family are on school break or learning virtually, there are plenty of opportunities to get in the holiday spirit with PBS KIDS! Tune in for great specials all month long.

See the complete schedule and all the ways to watch at

Livestream Arkansas PBS

Did you know you can now watch your favorite Arkansas PBS channels live online? Visit our website, or download the Engage Arkansas PBS app, to stream our complete lineup free within the state.

Watch in real time at

Download the Holiday Lineup

Enjoy holiday specials all month long. Get in the spirit with "Christmas at Belmont," "Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas," "All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914" and more.

See the complete schedule and all the ways to watch at

On Demand Streaming

More Local Programs Available in Arkansas PBS Passport

Hundreds of original Arkansas PBS programs are now available for on-demand streaming through Arkansas PBS Passport. Watch favorites like "On the Front Row," "Veterans Coming Home" and "Cooking on the Wild Side," along with many others.

On Demand Streaming

Binge "Dickensian" with Arkansas PBS Passport

"Dickensian," a bold reinvention of Charles Dickens' timeless novels where his most iconic characters live side by side in the same Victorian neighborhood, is now available for on-demand streaming through Arkansas PBS Passport. For as little as $5 a month, you can stream this and other favorites whenever and wherever you choose!

Stream now at watch.myarkansaspbs.orgStream all your favorites, all the time, with Arkansas PBS Passport.
Community Engagement

"Story of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story"

This year, PBS asked people across the country to share short stories about their lives in order to inspire a nationwide conversation about what it really means to be American today. Thousands of people have contributed stories to the project, and this half-hour special curates hundreds of them into one extraordinary short documentary.

Tune in Friday, Dec. 18, at 5 p.m., and share your story at
Check out the best value in on-demand streaming!

For as little as $5 a month, you'll gain the member benefit of Arkansas PBS PassportCatch up on old favorites, binge the newest series, or find something you missed with this extensive, on-demand programming library – all while supporting the work of Arkansas PBS.