Donate Now

Tonight | 7:00PM

Rick Steves European Christmas

Celebrate the Christmas season throughout the European continent.

Trusted. Valued. Essential.

Coming up on WQPT PBS

 

Tonight | 9:00PM

Bee Gees: One Night Only

Highlights include footage of John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, and a special tribute to Olivia Newton-John, one of the brightest stars of the '70s and '80s. The Bee Gees were a cultural phenomenon with international staying power. They have sold more than 220 million records and singles and scored countless Billboard Hot 100 hits.

Donate now | View Thank You Gifts

Tonight | 10:30PM

This Land Is Your Land

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

Donate now | View Thank You Gifts

Wednesday | 7:00PM

Red, White and Rock

Join Frankie Valli, The Righteous Brothers, Connie Francis and more for a 2002 patriotic celebration of America and pop oldies music. Featuring a dream lineup of artists from the rock, pop and doo-wop days of the late 50s and early to mid-60s.

Donate now | View Thank You Gifts

What's On Now

As seen on The Cities

Visit Quad Cities

WQPT PBS is a public media service of

Western Illinois University

Featured Shows

Nature

Woodstock

Finding Your Roots

PBS Newshour

Independent Lens

Craft in America

News

 

WQPT PBS Feature

Native American Heritage Month

Join us as we celebrate Native American Heritage month with special programs & streaming content.

Alma's Way

Alma's Way on
WQPT PBS KIDS

Created by Lifetime Achievement Emmy®-winner Sonia Manzano and produced by Fred Rogers Productions.

WQPT PBS Feature

All Creatures Great & Small

Get the scoop on the new second season coming in January to WQPT PBS.

WQPT PBS Feature

PBS Short Film Festival

All 2021 PBS Short Film Festival films are now streaming here on our website or by using the PBS Video app.

Popular Videos

NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

Without a Whisper

The untold untold story of how Indigenous women influenced the early suffragists.

Explore more

Drama

Grantchester

From merriment to murder, the residents of Grantchester have their hands full. An all-new, heartfelt and action-packed season.

Explore more

LOCAL

The Cities

Guests: Richard Brunk, Rock Island County Board Chairman and Geoff Manis Moline Centre Main Street Manager.

Explore more

SCIENCE & NATURE

Life from Above

A paninga turtle heads deep into the burning desert for an extraordinary weather event.

Explore more

Arts and Music

The Bob Ross Experience

The transformation of his original studio into an intimate museum experience designed for those he inspired.

Explore more

WQPT PBS Passport

Anytime. Anywhere.

Your Favorite Programs.

 

Get extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming, including current and past seasons of PBS shows.
Learn more

Explore Your World

 

WQPT PBS Feature

Weeknights | 6:30PM

BBC World News

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

WQPT PBS Feature

Thursdays | 7:30PM

Whitney Reynolds

The Whitney Reynolds Show approaches topics with insight, inspiration and hope.

WQPT PBS Feature

Thursdays | 7:00PM

The Cities

Regional and national guest discuss a variety of topics on The Cities.

WQPT PBS Feature

Explore with Mr. Scott

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

WQPT PBS Feature

Vibrant Neighborhoods

Come along as we explore the impact and value of immigrant communities here in the Mississippi Valley region.

WQPT PBS Feature

Embracing Our Military

This WQPT initiative fosters an understanding of military and veteran life through televised programs, events & more.