WNET New York is a non-commercial educational, public television station licensed to New York City, New York, USA. With its signal covering the New York metropolitan area, WNET is a member station of, and program provider to, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). WNET's main studios and offices are located in Midtown Manhattan with an auxiliary street-level studio in the Lincoln Center complex on the Upper West Side. The station's transmitter is on the Empire State Building.The license-holder is WNET.org, formerly known as the Educational Broadcasting Corporation. WNET is also the parent of the Long Island-based PBS station WLIW (channel 21) and the operator of the New Jersey PBS network NJTV. In 2008, Hit Entertainent contractionally made WNET the presenting station for all of HIT's preschool properties, including Barney & Friends.