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You Gotta See This!  is fresh, informative, entertaining … heck, it may even be inspiring. Whatever you call it, it’s a totally original, locally produced show exploring noteworthy and sometimes offbeat people, places and experiences in Central Illinois. 


Expect the unexpected and you won’t be disappointed. Viewers all over Central Illinois are saying, “Hey, you gotta see this!”

When to Watch

You Gotta See This! By Peoria Magazine airs every other Thursday at 8:30 PM on WTVP HD 47.1. Check online schedules for exact dates and additional air times.

 What About the Hosts?

Phil Luciano on a cartoon TV screen

Phil Luciano 

was both revered and reviled as a longtime Peoria newspaper columnist. Then he joined the staff of Peoria Magazine, where he brings the same quirky perspective to the monthly magazine. 

Julie Sanders

Julie Sanders 

wears many hats but her official title is marketing director for WTVP. She also has background as a television storyteller, so yes, you’ve seen her smiling face before. Now you can whisper and point at her at the grocery store.

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