As in the Public Broadcasting System. Americans owe a debt of gratitude for PBS for the quality television they have delivered over the decades.

PBS today DOES have commercials. Don't let them tell you different. Every program is now sponsored by several companies or "made possible by" and then there is a "commercial" for said companies, or organizations.

This did not used to be the case. Also, the pledge drives tend to go on "all year" now, or a lot more now than they did years ago. Every time a pledge drive starts, our local PBS breaks out the "cooler" shows or special shows to "lure" newbies in making us; the ones' who donate our money like clockwork, even more angry and annoyed.

Aside from some politics, and the misnomer that PBS is commercial free; it is a station that is a part of all of us, and sadly isn't watched by more of us.
"Ughh....just trying to watch PBS Newshour, there is about four minutes of "commercials" before the program starts...I thought PBS was supposed to be commercial free???"

"What? WHY are they interrupting Nova for a 'break' to remind us and ask us for more money? Didn't they just have a pledge drive two months ago?"

"Awesome 'Grateful Dead' concert from 1975 was on PBS last night, too bad they ruined it with three "station breaks" to ask for more money, and they only show programs like this when it's time to ask for more money."
by blutowski December 06, 2012
Paper Bag Syndrome
Oh, that bitch has some bad PBS.
by Train April 20, 2004
A channel with little childrens shows in the morning that are immediately interrupted by two people urging you to buy crap nonbody wants.
Mommy! Mommy! Barney told us to count to ten and sign up for this club and recieve a worthless Barney tote bag!
by Skin-Nerd July 17, 2005
Paper Bag Syndrome, Originated from a Pomona high school in late 2000. A girl that has a good body, but her face is so bad that you must put a paper bag over her head to have sex with her.
Adam WTF were you thinking? That bitch had PBS.
by Mogie October 20, 2004
peanut butter sandwich! (preferrably wae skippy) majaick 4 a first date! everyone luvs a pbs!
mam! go in make me a pbs gal!
by binko October 20, 2004
Short for Painful Ball Syndrome. This is when the male is aroused for an extended period of time without having an orgasm. See also: blue balls
Dude, I have some wicked ass PBS after seeing my bitch.
by Jon October 19, 2003
1. Pure BullShit.
1a. Something being referred to as trash or something useless: uninteresting; dull; boring.

2. Tacky.
1. I want an Xbox 360 because Nintendo is pure bullshit (PBS).

2. Did you see Shantel yesterday? Her boyfriend was well-dressed, but Shantel looked like pure bullshit (PBS).
by French038 November 29, 2005
Some TV thingy-ma-jingy. Thingy-bob, yes'm.
Do you know that I came up with the idea for Sesame Street? I came up with it before PBS. The white man stole it. That's right. I was gonna call it "N.W.P." - Niggaz With Puppets. Catchy, ain't it?
by Gumba Gumba April 06, 2004

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