WTVP's new PBS Kids channel, a 24/7 educational children's channel is 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 have moved 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.
Watch the full WTVP | PBS 24/7 Kids Channel Launch Special, or specific sections:
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** Unfortunately Dish Network & Direct TV do not carry the WTVP sub channels.
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Meet the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Rachel Carson in this moving and intimate portrait. American Experience: Rachel Carson premieres Tuesday, January 24th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Learn how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters and defeated adversaries, and whom he’s taking into the White House with him. Frontline: Trump’s Road to the White House airs Tuesday, January 24th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
After crossing the dreaded Drake Passage, Nik and Dusty arrive to the coast to Antarctica, and find penguins, whales and skyscraper-sized icebergs. But a painful accident threatens to spoil their hopes of setting foot on the continent. Part 2 of 2. Two for the Road: Adventure in Antarctica airs Tuesday, January 24th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them. Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro airs Wednesday, January 25th 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|