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Chris Lemmon Tickets
What was it like to grow up as Jack Lemmon's son?

Find out when Chris Lemmon comes to 'Play in Peoria'. You won't want to miss a TWIST OF LEMMON at the Apollo Theatre in downtown Peoria for a two week run September 16-27.

Chris will answer the question of what it was like to be Jack's son, telling stories of his father, showing film clips, and entertaining the audience.

For a special one-time membership of $110 you will receive two tickets to the performance of your choice. Support WTVP and enjoy a special evening with remembering a great actor.

Click below to get your tickets! (You may also call for tickets 309-495-0555)

$110
2 Tickets to the Apollo Theatre Performance
Membership Drive

It's summertime, which makes it a great time to become a member of WTVP or renew your membership! You can become a member at any time and receive some incredible Thank You gifts.

Please become a Member today and help support the quality, commercial free programming that you have come to expect from WTVP.

Become a Member online or call:
(309) 495-0555 or toll-free (866) 377-0555.

A Few Good
Pie Places

Stacy Begin of Two Fat Cats in Portland, Maine, displays one of their Black & Blue pies.

Come along on a tour of fruity and creamy pie shops from Maine to Minnesota. Meet crusty and flaky cooks who know how to make dough, add spices to fillings and crisscross a lattice top. It’s a celebration of apple, berry and sweet potato slices! The encore of A Few Good Pie Places airs Saturday, August 29th at 4:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Austin City Limits:
Avett Brothers/
Nickel Creek

The Avett Brothers perform tunes from their LP Magpie and the Dandelion.

Austin City Limits showcases modern Americana with the Avett Brothers and Nickel Creek. The Avett Brothers perform tunes from their LP Magpie and the Dandelion [Watch Clip], while Nickel Creek highlights their comeback album, A Dotted Line. [Watch Clip] Austin City Limits: Avett Brothers / Nickel Creek airs Saturday, August 29th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Visit Austin City Limits’ website for past performances, behind the scenes footage, and more. [Click Here]

And stay tuned for Front and Center: Warren Haynes at 11:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

The Best of the Boston Pops

Boston Pops in 2011. Photo credit by Stu Rosner

The Boston Pops releases a star-studded celebration featuring some of the greatest moments over their 129-year history. The Best of the Boston Pops tells the orchestra’s story, from its beginnings as summertime entertainment for Bostonians, to the national icon and beloved institution it is today. The Best of the Boston Pops airs Sunday, August 30th at 6:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

*Antiques Roadshow will return to its normal time next week.

Secrets of
Her Majesty’s
Secret Service

Exterior M15 Building in London

Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or MI6 as it is known, is the world’s most legendary spy agency. Set up in 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau, the existence of MI6 was not formally acknowledged until 1994. This film lifts the veil on the shadowy world of spying, going back in time and behind the scenes to look at some the world’s most calculated and delicately executed operations. Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service airs Sunday, August 30th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Masterpiece Mystery!
Sherlock
Series 2 - Episode 3
The Reichenbach Fall

Sherlock Series 2: The Reichenbach Fall

In what may be the climatic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty’s diabolical plot to "get Sherlock," which begins innocently enough when the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels. As the scheme unfolds, Moriarty poses the "final problem," and a tabloid reporter reveals the "shocking truth" about the great detective. Masterpiece Mystery!: Sherlock Series 2 - Episode 3: The Reichenbach Fall airs Sunday, August 30th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Big Blue Live

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother and calf at sea surface. Tonga, South Pacific, September.

Join WTVP for a special three night event where scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts do a live TV broadcast to view the once endangered, now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California. This is where some of nature’s most charismatic marine creatures gather to feed on an abundance of food. [Watch Preview]

Big Blue Live airs on WTVP-HD 47.1:

  • Part 1: Monday, August 31st at 7:00pm
    and encores at 10:00pm

  • Part 2: Tuesday, September 1st at 7:00pm
    and encores at 10:00pm

  • Part 3: Wednesday, September 2nd at
    7:00pm and encores at 10:00pm

Antiques Roadshow will air at 8:00pm and Sunday at 6:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.