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The Cities

Jim Mertens talks with regional and national guests on a variety of topics important to viewers in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. This WQPT produced program keeps viewers informed with local content.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Learn more


Whitney Reynolds Show

With a news background and passion for people have been combined to create a show that is helping to change the world of talk TV. Whitney delivers tough topics, inspiring viewers and provoking positive change.

Tonight | 7:30pm. Learn more


Oceans of Pink

An inspirational one-hour documentary that highlights the explosive growth of dragon boat racing among breast cancer survivors globally, and the growing participation in the sport among Hispanic women.

Tonight | 8:00pm. Read more


Latino Americans

War and Peace

Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands—yet still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights in the United States.

Tonight | 9:00pm. Explore more



Secrets of the Shining Knight

A knight in shining armor may sound like a character out of a storybook, but once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. Discover the world of medieval knights and the metalworking secrets of their shining armor.

Tonight | 11:00pm. Explore NOVA

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Mr. Scott Vibrant Neighborhoods WQPT KIDS

There's much to explore just outside your own front door. Mr. Scott offers many suggestions for you and your family.


Vibrant Neighborhoods explores the impact and value of immigrant communities here in our region.


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BBC World News The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

BBC World News goes beyond the headlines to provide context & analysis.

Weeknights at 6:30pm.


Whitney Reynolds' passion for people creates an engaging program.

Sundays at 4:30pm.
Thursdays at 7:30pm.


Find out what's happening in The Cities with host Jim Mertens.

Sundays at 4:00pm.
Thursdays at 7:00pm.


Recently on The Cities

Jim talks with Joedy Cook, Executive Director Ballet Quad Cities and Domingo Rubio dancing the title role in "Dracula."

Jennifer Boedecker, Western Illinois Area Agency, discusses Medicare Open Enrollment.

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