About WTVP PBS
WTVP is the PBS station for Peoria, Bloomington, and Galesburg, Illinois. It operates on TV digital channel 46 and uses virtual channels starting with 47 to reflect its previous analog channel number. WTVP has 3 digital subchannels: WTVP HD, WTVP WorldCreate, and WTVP PBS Kids. Our studio is located in Peoria and its broadcast tower is located in East Peoria. The station serves a radius of 50 miles, with viewers in 20 counties.
WTVPs mission is to enrich our community in an engaging and relevant way through the use of public media and outreach efforts. WTVP will be a necessary source for education, scientific, entertainment, and cultural content that connects Central Illinois on a local and world level. It is through generous membership donations that this mission and vision are made possible. A member is simply a viewer who values the programming on WTVP and makes a pledge of financial support.