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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Mediacom Adds WTVP World and WTVP Create

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

 

 

Mediacom customers in Fairbury, Atlanta, Leroy, Heyworth and McLean County are now able to enjoy expanded public television service through the WTVP World and WTVP Create channels.

WTVP was notified of the upgrade by Mediacom in a certified letter dated May 16. "Pursuant to the FCC regulations governing cable television service, we inform you that, effective June 16, 2009, Mediacom will add WTVP World and WTVP Create to our channel lineups."

Mediacom viewers in those communities can now watch WTVP on the following channels:

  • WTVP 47 Channel 120

  • WTVP World Channel 121

  • WTVP Create Channel 122

  • WTVP-HD Channel 711 (Atlanta, Heyworth and McLean County)

The WTVP World channel includes the best of PBS news, public affairs, documentary and informational programming. It also showcases an hour of local programming each weekday evening. The WTVP Create Channel features the best of PBS lifestyle/how-to programming including cooking, travel, gardening, sewing/crafting and more.

Through broadcast and services, WTVP has been serving the communities of Central Illinois since 1971. Now on the Internet, WTVP provides quality educational content to the world. WTVP and wtvp.org—Public Media for Central Illinois.

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For further information contact Chet Tomczyk, WTVP President and CEO (309) 677-4747 or chet.tomczyk@wtvp.org

 

 

 


 

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