Tennis legend and equal-rights activist Billie Jean will be hosting the latest episode of PBS’s Groundbreakers, a series that celebrates the remarkable achievements of female athletes in the US. The two-hour-long show pairs veterans with up-and-coming athletes, like track and field champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka, for instance, and lets us in on their conversations about women’s longstanding struggles and incredible (albeit overlooked) feats in sports.
Where to watch Groundbreakers
This special episode of Groundbreakers will premiere on your local PBS channel on November 21 at 8/7c. After it airs, it will be readily available on the PBS app, which you can watch and download on almost any device.
So, there are currently two ways you can watch Groundbreakers: either live on PBS or on the PBS app right after.
Groundbreakers on the PBS app
The free PBS app, which you can download through the link below, is great for when you’ve had enough of no-brainer shows and want to feel like you’re actually learning something.
The PBS app makes it so that you can watch your favorite PBS shows (including local programming) anytime and anywhere. It's completely free to download and compatible with most streaming devices and TVs, making it a great streaming companion wherever you are. The app features educational kids' shows and favorites like Arthur, as well as documentaries, dramas, and news programs like PBS NewsHour.
Groundbreakers on PBS
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