Klystron Society

The benefits of leadership giving  [Learn More]

Sustained Giving

Sustained Giving is easy for you and great for WTVP!

To learn more or to get an EFT form [Click Here]

Be More, PBS Logo
Visit the PBS National Website.

Next Avenue

A website for the 50+ crowd powered by public television stations.

PBS Learning Media Illinois Edition Logo

A destination for free, trusted, classroom-ready, curriculum resources from PBS.
 
WTVP Announces The Local PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners

Read all the award-winning stories written by Central Illinois students for WTVP’s PBS Kids Writers Contest.

Big Pacific
Violent

Carrier crab stealing fire urchin at Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.

Understand how the Pacific, surrounded by the Ring of Fire, is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the great ocean, and creatures that live there must choose whether to avoid conflict-or rise to meet it. Big Pacific: Violent premieres Wednesday, June 28th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Great Yellowstone Thaw
Episode 2

Beaver.

See how spring brings new life and a break from the brutal winter temperatures. But the dangers aren’t over. Wildlife families face a torrent of water cascading down the mountains as the great thaw gets underway. Beavers are in particular danger. Great Yellowstone Thaw: Episode 2 airs Wednesday, June 28th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

NOVA
Making North America – Life

Grand Staircase, Escalante National Monument; Utah.

Discover the surprising intertwined story of life and the landscape in North America-from origins to iconic dinosaurs to giant marine reptiles swimming in an ancient sea that once split the continent in two. NOVA: Making North America – Life airs Wednesday, June 28th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Curious Traveler
Curious Bordeaux

Who got hitched at Bordeaux Cathedral and why was it such an important moment in history? Did Parisian architecture actually come from Bordeaux? Why is Bordeaux so synonymous with wine? What was the Place de la Bourse hiding? What do all these sculptures mean at Place des Quinconces? Why were two ancient gates spared? Curious Traveler: Curious Bordeaux airs Wednesday, June 28th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

WTVP Membership Drive
Drive Goal:
$30,000
Raised to Date:
$27,892
Support your favorite program by becoming a member.
WTVP operates three broadcast channels:
Logo for WTVP HD 47.1
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
Logo for WTVP World 47.2
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
Logo for WTVP Create 47.3
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