Coming Up On WQPT



At the turn of the 20th century, the phonograph and the radio exposed the mountain people to new influences, and took mountain music across America. Stars like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family began making records.

Tonight | 7:00pm.


Globe Trekker

Delhi & Agra

Delhi is an incarnation of seven cities all born out of a bloody history. It's a city teeming with extraordinary life flowing through the 22 million+ Hindu and Muslim inhabitants who make India's capital one of the most vibrant in the world.

Tonight | 8:00pm. Explore more


Rick Steves' Europe

Southeast England

Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain).

Tonight | 9:00pm. Learn more


Illinois Adventure

Jim Wilhelm discovers more about French history at St. Joseph's Cemetery, visits the picturesque golf courses at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa near Galena, and joins outdoorsman Dan Vinovich at a sporting clays outing in Mackinaw.

Tonight | 9:30pm.


African American Museum

One hundred years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in this past fall. Learn more about what went into creating the space that some are calling a gift to the country and a dream come true.

Tonight | 11:00pm. Learn more

Champagne on the Rocks
Story Contest
Imagination Station
Explore with Mr Scott

Recently on The Cities

Jim sits down to talk with Mike Schulz of River Cities Reader to talk about The Year in Movies. Major Gary Fenton of the Quad City Salvation Army about their goals for the year and their 125th Anniversary of service in the Quad Cities.

Learn more about The Cities

Featured Program The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

Weeknights at 6:30pm.


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


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


Quick Links

Welcome Most Popular/Schedule Support WQPT Kids About WQPT

Tell us what you think! Please contact us with your ideas and comments.

PBS WQPT Kids PBS Parents Watch Online MHz Worldview