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Take a nostalgic ride back to Peoria just a few decades ago with WTVP’s original production Main Street Memories: Peoria in the 1950’s
Cruise along with us as we explore the streets of downtown Peoria back in their heyday, with stores like Woolworth’s, Grant’s and Szolds. Music, sports, and industry are explored through heartwarming stories told by the Peorians who lived it. WTVP invites you to discover this iconic era with us.
Tickets are FREE, but reservations are required. Make your reservation now by clicking on this link to Eventbrite or calling the WTVP office at 309-495-0547.
Enter the 1890s, when mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some of the residents, while others are plagued by a water shortage that dashes hopes for a promising laundry business. Victorian Slum House: The 1890s premieres Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Travel to the rural South as Elder Burch, Charley Patton and others record early Delta blues, gospel and protest songs. The Great Flood of 1927 devastates Mississippi River communities, leading to northern migration and Chicago Blues by Howlin’ Wolf. American Epic: Blood + Soil premieres Tuesday, May 23rd at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
President Trump's advisor Stephen Bannon's war - with radical Islam, Washington, and White House rivals. The story of Bannon's fight to deliver on Trump's promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America. Frontline: Bannon’s War airs Tuesday, May 23rd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]
Find the frequently asked questions concerning the upcoming FCC Spectrum Auction and how it will effect your public media station WTVP.
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|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|