Partnership Announcement: PBS Distribution


Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, is pleased to announce a physical media partnership with the leading distributor of public media content in the world, PBS Distribution.

Distribution Solutions will handle sales and distribution to mass retail accounts in the US and all accounts in Canada.

“This is very exciting to be in business with PBS Distribution, who are widely loved and respected worldwide,” stated Distribution Solutions President, Ben Means. “Their impressive catalog of drama, children, lifestyle, and documentary content elevates our ability to provide the masses with the best public media content on the market.”

Joe Barrett, VP Sales for PBS Distribution said, “We are thrilled to be launching our partnership with Distribution Solutions. Their expertise in fulfillment, logistics, and account management coupled with a unique focus on independent content, positions us for an exciting future of opportunities to deliver quality public media content.”

The first new physical PBS releases distributed by Distribution Solutions will be available for purchase beginning in March 2022.

About PBS Distribution                                                             

PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats. The company, a joint venture of PBS and GBH Boston, operates six streaming channels — PBS MASTERPIECE (US and CA), PBS KIDS, PBS Living, PBS Documentaries and PBS America (U.K.). Other services include transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand licensing, physical products on DVD and Blu-ray, theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight, and international program sales and co-productions.

PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators the highest quality factual, scripted, and children’s programming including films from Ken Burns, hit series from MASTERPIECE and foreign language dramas from Walter Presents, entertaining and educational PBS KIDS series, and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and many independent producers. For over 10 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.

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