PBS World

PBS World
Launched New York and Boston: 2006
nationwide: 2007-08-15
Owned by PBS, WNET, WGBH
Country United States
Broadcast area United States Available in 36% of homes
Sister channel(s) PBS,
PBS Kids Sprout
Website WORLDcompass.org
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

PBS World is a 24-hour United States over-the-air digital subchannel showing public TV non-fiction, science, nature, news, public affairs and documentaries.[1][2] Launched nationally in 2007 as PBS World, it has been rebranded as just "World."[2] Originally distributed and marketed by PBS, World is now produced and distributed by Boston's WGBH, and New York City's WNET, and American Public Television.[2]



Current programming and current reruns

Future programming

All part of PBS Kids includes:

Carried by

WORLD is carried by the following stations:[3]

Station City
Alaska Public Broadcasting
KAET Phoenix, Arizona
KUAS (Arizona Public Media) Tucson, Arizona
Arkansas Educational Television Network Conway, Arkansas
KOCE-TV Huntington Beach, California
KEET Eureka, California
KIXE Redding, California
WGCU Fort Myers, Florida
WJCT Jacksonville, Florida
WSRE Pensacola, Florida
WUFT Gainesville, Florida
WXEL-TV[4] West Palm Beach, Florida
Georgia Public Broadcasting Atlanta, Georgia
Idaho Public Television Boise, Idaho
WILL Urbana, Illinois
WMEC Chatham, Illinois
WSIU Carbondale, Illinois
WTVP Peoria, Illinois
WIPB Muncie, Indiana
WTIU Bloomington, Indiana
Iowa Public Television Johnston, Iowa
KOOD/Smoky Hills PTV Bunker Hill, Kansas
WYES Metairie, Louisiana
Maine Public Broadcasting Network Bangor, Maine
WGBH Boston, Massachusetts
WGBY Springfield, Massachusetts
WKAR East Lansing, Michigan
KETC St. Louis, Missouri
Montana PBS Bozeman, Montana
Nebraska ETV Lincoln, Nebraska
KNME Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thirteen/WNET New York, New York
WCFE/Mountain Lake PBS Plattsburgh, New York
WCNY Syracuse, New York
WMHT Educational Telecommunication Troy, New York
WXXI Rochester, New York
WVIZ Cleveland, Ohio
KSYS / Southern Oregon Public Television Medford, Oregon
WHYY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WPSU-TV University Park, Pennsylvania
WQLN Erie, Pennsylvania
South Carolina Educational Television Columbia, South Carolina
South Dakota Public Broadcasting Vermillion, South Dakota
WCTE Cookeville, Tennessee
WETP / East Tennessee PBS Knoxville, Tennessee
WLJT Martin, Tennessee
KERA Dallas, Texas
KLRN San Antonio, Texas
KUED Salt Lake City, Utah
Vermont Public Television Colchester, Vermont
WBRA Roanoke, Virginia
WHRO Norfolk, Virginia
KSPS Spokane, Washington
WMVS / Milwaukee Public Television Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wyoming PBS Riverton, Wyoming
WNED[5] Buffalo, New York

KFME Fargo , North Daota


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