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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 important topics, inspiring viewers and provoking positive change.

Today | 4:30pm. Learn more


Globe Trekker

Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway, USA 2

In part two Megan explores the American Midwest and its Great Lake states in search of the innovations that ignited an industrial revolution and united America after the divisive conflict of a bloody civil war.

Tonight | 6:00pm. Explore more



The Nuclear Option

Five years after the Fukushima disaster, the future of nuclear power is in question. Join engineers as they embark on an unprecedented cleanup and investigate new nuclear technologies that would prevent future meltdowns.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Explore more


American Experience

Command and Control

Discover the terrifying truth behind one of America's most dangerous nuclear accidents-the deadly 1980 incident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex-in this chilling, minute-by-minute account of the long-hidden story.

Tonight | 8:00pm. Learn more


The Test

This program explorese the history of atomic testing in Nevada, atomic tourism, and the consequences of being in Nevada's "atomic backyard." See how the former test site serves today in preparing first responders for the fight against terrorism and other dangers.

Tonight | 10:00pm. Watch now

Champagne on the Rocks
Imagination Station
Travel with WQPT
Embracing Our Military
Writers Contest

Explore Your World

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.

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.


WQPT KIDS—watch online, play games, see our programs, great downloads and so much more.


Recently on The Cities

In this episode of The Cities, Jim talks with Iowa State Senator Rita Hart (D) and Iowa State Representative Ross Paustian (R) Walcott, Iowa about the upcoming legislative session. Plus James Zahara, Chief Meteorologist WQAD.

Learn more about The Cities

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