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PBS Digital Studios

PBS has been producing thoughtful programming for diverse audiences since 1970, and since 2012, PBS Digital Studios has been an innovator in digital-first educational programming, constantly exploring new directions to educate audiences about history, science, culture, and the world around them. PBS Digital Studios includes a network of YouTube channels with millions of subscribers and billions of lifetime views.

Man with a skeptical facial expression in front of a line graph sourced from the Wall Street Journal, showing that between 1980 and 2010, the percentage of private sector workers with a 401(k) has risen from 10 to 30 percent.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 10
6 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration shows a man wearing glasses and a backpack looking with disappointment at a piece of paper that says, "Class of 2018 average student debt: $29,800."
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 26
6 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration shows a frame divided by a road that leads toward US Capitol building in the middle. From the Capitol, a green money arrow points left, toward a cityscape, a park, houses, and a construction worker, labeled "New Deal"; and another money arrow points toward the right side labeled "War Effort," depicting military vehicles, weapons, and factories.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 21
7 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing earrings and a blouse smiles at us while a man wearing a suit and bowtie talks to us, in front of a digital cityscape background.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 6
5 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Split-screen interview. On the left, a woman with curly brown hair is blinking while on the right, a woman with straight red hair is speaking.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 18
12 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mustachioed man wearing a zip-up hoodie talks to us, while on the right a cool dude wearing sunglasses, braces, and a lei points at himself with thumbs up.
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 20
6 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Shocked emoji next to the outline of a line graph labeled 2008 that shows a sudden sharp drop-off.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 15
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing a cheetah-print shirt and denim jacket sits in an office chair while speaking to us. Her desk is decorated with prints and art.
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 23
7 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man furrows his brow while speaking to us in front of a purple crosshatch-patterned digital background.
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 27
6 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Infographic shows a cartoon man on vacation looking over at a set of numbers under the header "Compound interest calculator." The infographic identifies an annual addition of $4,420, a 7% interest rate, and a resulting $25,891 after ten years.
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 18
7 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Victor R Fuchs sits next to a quote of his that says, "... 'choke points' for diverse interest groups to block or modify the government's role."
Two Cents
Season 4 / Ep 11
7 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration shows a biblical-looking man with a white beard wearing a red tunic. Next to this is a tall building with a punny name and a flower illustration on the sign, "too scents," with scents spelled S C E N T S.
Two Cents
Season 4 / Ep 15
8 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing a black blouse talks to us. Next to her, an illustration of a gold crown on which is written "Royalties."
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 25
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing a mustard-yellow blouse speaks to us emphatically, standing before a spooky green-glowing background that resembles a cave, and next to a framed illustrated portrait of a winged goblin wearing human clothes. The portrait is labeled, "Non-profit debt counselor."
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 13
7 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Infographic shows a cartoon woman wearing a formal top, skirt, and heels with her hands on her hips, next to a bar graph that shows a green bar labeled "10% payouts above the horizontal line and a red bar below the line.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 8
5 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing an ornate necklace with her hair in braids blinks as she speaks to us from an interior space.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 17
6 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman gestures with her hands while speaking to us, standing before a digital background with an illustration of a man wearing gray pants, a red shirt, and sneakers.
Two Cents
Season 4 / Ep 14
9 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man speaks to us while gesturing with his hands, standing before a blue crosshatch-patterned digital background.
Two Cents
Season 2 / Ep 21
6 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man speaks to us while gesturing with his hands, standing before a blue lace-like patterned digital background.
Two Cents
Season 1 / Ep 31
5 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon shows a ponytailed woman posing in front of an unlabeled pie chart divided into a large green section, a smaller yellow section, and an even smaller orange section.
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 5
6 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12