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WTVP Announces The 1st Annual Pigs & Swigs Street Party to benefit public television

Pigs & Swigs is a street party where there will be tasty options in every direction! Whether its from one of the outside grills or craft beers there are plenty of options to enjoy. For the first time ever State Street will be shut down so you can fill up on food, music, beverages and family fun at the street fest area on State and Water.

At Issue
Protecting Endangered Species at Local Zoos

H. Wayne Wilson talks to Dawn Petefish – Curator of Collections, Peoria Zoo and Jay Tetzloff – Director, Miller Park Zoo about what local zoos are doing to protect endangered animals.

At Issue: Protecting Endangered Species at Local Zoos airs:

  • Thursday at 8:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
     
  • Friday at 8:30pm on
    WTVP-World/Create 47.3


  • Sunday at 4:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
The Tunnel: Sabotage
Episode 6

Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) and Elise Wassermann (Clémence Poésy)

Watch as the connection between Elise and Eryka intensifies, while an anonymous package gives the investigation its biggest breakthrough yet. Karl thinks he knows who Koba is, but why won't Bowden listen? The Tunnel - Sabotage: Episode 6 premieres Thursday, July 20th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

WTVP operates three broadcast channels:
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WTVP-HD

Our main broadcast channel offering PBS and locally produced programs.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.1Central Illinois
Cass Communications4Forest City, Manito, and Havana City area
Comcast (HD)916Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
Comcast (SD)12Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, and Galesburg areas
Comcast (SD)13Bloomington/Normal area
Comcast (SD)3Kewanee area
Comcast (SD)96Lincoln area.
DirecTV47
Dish Network7756
Gridley Cable6Gridley and Meadows Area
ITV-347Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas
H.I. Cable20Lostant
Heartland Cable12Armington
Heartland Cable12Armington
McNabb Cable & Satellite27McNabb
Mediacom (HD)710Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas and Channel
Mediacom (HD)711Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, Lacon, Atlanta, Heyworth, and McLean County areas
Mediacom (SD)10Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas
Mediacom (SD)11Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, and Lacon areas
Mediacom (SD)18Delavan area
Mediacom (SD)4Astoria area
Mediacom (SD)12Abingdon area
Mediacom (SD)13Vermont area.
MidCentury TeleCom (HD)421Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties
MidCentury TeleCom (SD)21Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties
New Windsor Cable61New Windsor
NOVA Cablevision12Trivoli area
Tel-Star21Edelstein, Woodland Heights, Brimfield, Hanna City, Mackinaw area
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WTVP-World

Featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers and local WTVP programs.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.2Central Illinois
Comcast218Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
ITV-349Peoria, Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas
Mediacom122Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County
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WTVP-Create

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.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.3Central Illinois
Comcast219Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
Mediacom121Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County
ITV-348Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, and Morton