Today is the launch of WTVP's new PBS Kids channel, a 24/7 educational children's channel will be available on WTVP 47.2 . PBS reaches more homes than any other network. Now children will be able watch WTVP's PBS Kids programming whenever they choose.
The quality programming of both World and Create will move to WTVP 47.3. All your favorite D-I-Y, cooking and travel shows will be available here from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Great choices like America ReFramed, Local USA, independent films and documentaries from World will still be offered from 5 p.m to 5 a.m.
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** Unfortunately Dish Network & Direct TV do not carry the WTVP sub channels.
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This film recounts a great American drama: two tumultuous months when the joy of peace was shattered by the heartache of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. American Experience: Assassination of Abraham Lincoln premieres Tuesday, January 17th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Days before the inauguration of the 45th American president, FRONTLINE looks back at events during the Obama presidency that have revealed deep divisions in our country and examines the America the next president will inherit. Frontline: Divided States of America airs Tuesday, January 17th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Nik and Dusty leave their home in Texas and set out for the "city at the end of the world," where they hop on board a Russian research ship bound for Antarctica. Part 1 of 2. Two for the Road: Journey to the End of the World airs Tuesday, January 17th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Travel to Canada’s Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf’s first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film attempts to find out why. Nature: Moose: Life of a Twig Eater airs Wednesday, January 18th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
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Our main broadcast channel offering PBS and locally produced programs.
|Broadcast (over the air)||47.1||Central Illinois|
|Cass Communications||4||Forest City, Manito, and Havana City area|
|Comcast (HD)||916||Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas|
|Comcast (SD)||12||Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, and Galesburg areas|
|Comcast (SD)||13||Bloomington/Normal area|
|Comcast (SD)||3||Kewanee area|
|Comcast (SD)||96||Lincoln area.|
|Gridley Cable||6||Gridley and Meadows Area|
|ITV-3||47||Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas|
|McNabb Cable & Satellite||27||McNabb|
|Mediacom (HD)||710||Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas and Channel|
|Mediacom (HD)||711||Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, Lacon, Atlanta, Heyworth, and McLean County areas|
|Mediacom (SD)||10||Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas|
|Mediacom (SD)||11||Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, and Lacon areas|
|Mediacom (SD)||18||Delavan area|
|Mediacom (SD)||4||Astoria area|
|Mediacom (SD)||12||Abingdon area|
|Mediacom (SD)||13||Vermont area.|
|MidCentury TeleCom (HD)||421||Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties|
|MidCentury TeleCom (SD)||21||Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties|
|New Windsor Cable||61||New Windsor|
|NOVA Cablevision||12||Trivoli area|
|Tel-Star||21||Edelstein, Woodland Heights, Brimfield, Hanna City, Mackinaw area|
Featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers and local WTVP programs.
|Broadcast (over the air)||47.2||Central Illinois|
|Comcast||218||Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas|
|ITV-3||49||Peoria, Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas|
|Mediacom||122||Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County|
More often called “ do-it-yourself”, the program seen on Create® TV include viewers' favorite public television series and specials on cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, arts and crafts, and other lifestyle interests.
|Broadcast (over the air)||47.3||Central Illinois|
|Comcast||219||Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas|
|Mediacom||121||Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County|
|ITV-3||48||Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, and Morton|