World (TV channel)

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Launched New York City & Boston: 2006
Nationwide: 2007
Owned by American Public Television,
WGBH Educational Foundation
National Educational Telecommunications Association
Slogan Brave. New. Real.
Country United States
Broadcast area United States: available in 61.58% of homes[1]
Sister channel(s) Create
Available as a digital subchannel on PBS stations in some areas Check local listings for availability
Available on selected cable systems Check local listings for availability

World (previously PBS World) is a United States over-the-air digital subchannel showing public TV non-fiction, science, nature, news, public affairs and documentaries.[2][3][3] It is contributed to by the Public Broadcasting Service, WGBH-TV, WNET, and NETA and administered by American Public Television.[3]


Current programming and current reruns

Stations may also choose to place their own programming, such as local government hearings and events, on their subchannel at local discretion. PBS coverage of Presidential speeches and addresses are also offered regularly as part of the World schedule.


World is carried by the following stations:[4]

Station City
Alabama Public Television
Alaska Public Broadcasting
KAET (Arizona PBS) Phoenix, Arizona
KUAS (Arizona Public Media) Tucson, Arizona
Arkansas Educational Television Network
KOCE-TV Huntington Beach, California
KEET Eureka, California
KIXE Redding, California
KQED San Francisco, California
WGCU Fort Myers, Florida
WJCT Jacksonville, Florida
WSRE Pensacola, Florida
WUFT Gainesville, Florida
WXEL-TV[5] West Palm Beach, Florida
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Idaho Public Television
WILL Urbana, Illinois
WMEC/WQEC/WSEC (Network Knowledge) Macomb / Quincy / Springfield, Illinois
WSIU Carbondale, Illinois
WTVP Peoria, Illinois
WIPB Muncie, Indiana
WTIU Bloomington, Indiana
Iowa Public Television
KOOD/Smoky Hills PTV Western Kansas
WKMJ-DT3 Louisville, Kentucky
WYES New Orleans, Louisiana
Maine Public Broadcasting Network
WGBH Boston, Massachusetts
WGBY Springfield, Massachusetts
WTVS Detroit, Michigan
WKAR East Lansing, Michigan
KWCM Appleton/Worthington, Minnesota
KETC St. Louis, Missouri
Montana PBS
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
KNME Albuquerque, New Mexico
WNED[6] Buffalo, New York / Toronto, Ontario
WLIW Garden City, New York/New York City
WCFE/Mountain Lake PBS Plattsburgh, New York
WCNY Syracuse, New York
WMHT Educational Telecommunication Troy, New York
WXXI Rochester, New York
Prairie Public Television
WVIZ Cleveland, Ohio
KSYS / Southern Oregon Public Television Medford, Oregon
WHYY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
WPSU-TV University Park, Pennsylvania
WQLN Erie, Pennsylvania
South Carolina Educational Television
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
WCTE Cookeville, Tennessee
East Tennessee PBS Knoxville / Tri-Cities, Tennessee
WLJT Martin, Tennessee
KERA Dallas, Texas
KLRN San Antonio, Texas
KUED Salt Lake City, Utah
Vermont Public Television
WBRA Roanoke, Virginia
WHRO Norfolk, Virginia
KSPS Spokane, Washington
WMVS / Milwaukee Public Television Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wyoming PBS
WUCF-TV Orlando, Florida
WTTW Chicago, Illinois
KVIE Sacramento, California


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