WTVP Passport is the new member benefit that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality local and national public television programming. With access to tens of thousands of hours of your favorite programs, WTVP Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorites, including full seasons of many current and past series.
Highlights include every past episode of award-winning MASTERPIECE favorites like Downton Abbey and Wolf Hall, along with Grantchester, Home Fires and Poldark. You can watch hundreds of hours of Nature, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, American Experience (including Last Days in Vietnam and Walt Disney), Finding your Roots, The Great British Baking Show, Ken Burns documentaries like Jazz and Prohibition, Seasons 3 and 4 of Mr. Selfridge and so much more.
You can watch WTVP Passport and our on-demand videos on your computer, smartphone, or tablet through the WTVP website, at PBS.org and within the PBS Video apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You can also access WTVP Passport on Apple TV, and additional device platforms are coming soon.
To find WTVP Passport videos, simply look for the distinctive compass icon.
Our audience has shifted to a “TV Everywhere” mindset – especially viewers under age 50. People expect to watch what they want, when and where they want. For public television to remain relevant, we have to be where the audience is watching. WTVP Passport is a key step in building relationships and cultivating members in the digital media age. It’s designed to reward your existing members – and create an incentive for prospects to become members.
WTVP Passport is the newest member benefit available from WTVP for donors with a yearly contribution of at least $60 or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more. PBS and WTVP content will continue to be available for free after its broadcast premiere on PBS.org, WTVP website, and other digital platforms.
If you're already a WTVP member, please visit pbs.org/passport/lookup/ to access your WTVP Passport token information. If you receive an error or run into trouble using this form, please contact WTVP Development to receive Passport. If you do not currently contribute, please become a member by donating now and receive access to WTVP Passport. Alternatively you can call WTVP Development Office at 309-495-0547 during regular business hours.
WTVP Passport is an added benefit of station membership. It cannot be purchased separately and is not a subscription service.
Donors who wish to take advantage of WTVP Passport, must activate their account for access. They will be asked to register to confirm their identity and membership status, and then they can start enjoying WTVP Passport.
No. PBS and WTVP content will continue to be available for free on PBS.org, WTVP website, and other digital platforms. WTVP provides extended access to a rich library of content for WTVP members to enjoy. Certain content, including news and public affairs programs such as FRONTLINE, PBS NEWSHOUR, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV, will always be accessible to everyone.
Initially, several hundred hours of content will be available via WTVP Passport This library of content will continue grow over time as more titles are added.
There are no plans to include PBS KIDS programming in WTVP Passport at this time.
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|
If you have question about the WTVP Auction, to make a donation, or to volunteer please contact the WTVP Development office.
ATTN: Luann Caludin, Auction Director
101 State Street
Peoria, Illinois 61602
Voice: (309) 495-0547
Fax: (309) 677-4730