Your household may receive one or more of Prairie Public’s four digital program streams. To see a schedule of programs or to search for a specific program, click here.  

If you use a cable or satellite service, your service provider determines the program streams you may receive. To receive all the program streams, use a digital antenna.


National PBS Programming for all ages, from preschool age through adult.


Children’s Programming is available on our PBS Kids 24/7 Channel, all day! Why? Most children watch television on weeknights and weekends, so we’re providing more of the literacy, science, and math programming that helps children succeed.

Instructional Resource Programming We purchase the rights to air supplemental classroom programs, which you can use in your lesson planning. Some programs are copyright protected; if you have questions about the use of specific resources, please contact us for more information. Many of our regular PBS programs also offer supplemental education materials to help you develop engaging lessons for the early learning and elementary levels, and beyond, for teen and adult learners.

Lifelong Learning Programming offers Do-it-yourself (DIY) skills, practical tips, information, resources and entertainment for adults, related to matters of cooking, health, finances, home projects, the arts, culture, and travel.

WORLD Programming features nonfiction documentary, science and news programming, complemented by original content from emerging producers. This includes public television favorites, such as NOVA, Frontline, PBS Newshour, Nightly Business Report, Tavis Smiley, Global Voices, Pacific Heartbeat, Nature, Independent Lens, P.O.V., NHK Newsline, Voices, Scully/The World Show, AfroPop, Consuelo Mack: Wealthtrack, and America ReFramed.

The Minnesota Channel originates from Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). It features primarily local and regional programming related to Minnesota, some to North Dakota and Wisconsin. It includes coverage of the Minnesota Legislature when in session. Programs are frequently produced in partnership with other nonprofit and public service organizations, and several programs serve specific ethnic communities that now call Minnesota and the Twin Cities home and who are generally under-represented by commercial media.


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