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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)

2 Tickets to the Apollo Theatre Performance
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.

Bigger Than
T. rex

Spinosaurus bones in Nizar Ibrahim's lab at the University of Chicago

Almost a century ago, paleontologists found fossil bones from a dinosaur that was bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, but the Spinosaurus fossils were destroyed in a WWII. Now, the discovery of new bones in Morocco is reopening the investigation into this epic 53-foot-long behemoth. NOVA: Bigger Than T. rex airs Wednesday, September 2nd at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Earth a New WildOceans

M. Sanjayan on top of Aqua Pod.

Starting on the most pristine reef on Earth, home to more predators than prey, Sanjayan draws on his own ocean experiences to reveal a vibrant community of scientists, engineers and fishermen who are providing solutions that can help restore the oceans in astonishing ways. Earth a New Wild: Oceans airs Wednesday, September 2nd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

At Issue
PSD 150 Interim Superintendent

Pere Marquette Change

This week on At Issue, Peoria School District 150's new Interim Superintendent, Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat, joins host H Wayne Wilson to discuss the future of education.

PSD 150 Interim Superintendent airs:

  • Thursday at 8:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Friday at 8:30pm on WTVP-WORLD 47.2
  • Sunday at 4:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
Masterpiece Mystery!
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. The encore of Masterpiece Mystery!: Sherlock Series 2 - Episode 3: The Reichenbach Fall airs Thursday, September 3rd at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]