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WNET offers a selection of 10 public media channels, one radio station, and nearly as many sites with additional streaming content. Click a channel to see where to tune-in, view the online schedule and learn the many ways to watch its programs.

THIRTEEN HD: The flagship public television station of the New York City tri-state area and the most-watched public television channel in the nation features PBS programming – much of it created by THIRTEEN – as well as local programs.

THIRTEEN PBSKids: This 24/7 channel is devoted to trusted PBS kids programming, from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Cyberchase and more.

ALL ARTS: This 24/7 arts and culture hub features international and local visual art, music, theater, dance, film, literature and more.

WLIW21 CREATE: The TV channel for cooking, arts & crafts, gardening, home improvement, and travel.

WLIW21: In addition to PBS programming, WLIW21 specializes in British and British Commonwealth television favorites.

NJTV: New Jersey’s statewide PBS network offers the nightly, award-winning NJTV News program focused on important issues across the state, as well PBS series. NJTV Learning Live lessons for grades 3–6 air and livestream weekdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN All in English, see hourly live international news from Tokyo and 30 news bureaus around the globe and programs on Japanese society, politics, science, food and lifestyle and more.

WLIW WORLD: Devoted to telling stories that humanize complex issues, WORLD shares news, documentaries, and educational programming that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures.

WNDT: Broadcasting Native-produced, Native American and World Indigenous documentaries, dramatic series, nature, cooking, gardening, children’s and arts programs, FNX strives to accurately illustrate the lives and cultures of Native people around the world.

WMBQ: Broadcasting Native-produced, Native American and World Indigenous documentaries, dramatic series, nature, cooking, gardening, children’s and arts programs, FNX strives to accurately illustrate the lives and cultures of Native people around the world.

88.3 WLIW-FM: Long Island’s only NPR station. Learn more about WNET’s recent acquisition and visit the radio station site here.

 

THIRTEEN HD

SPECTRUM 13, 1221
COMCAST (NJ) 13, 813 (CT) 21, 1013
OPTIMUM 13
VERIZON FIOS 13, 513
DIRECTV 13
DISH NETWORK 13
RCN 13, 613
SERVICE ELECTRIC 13, 513

Thirteen.org/schedule shows the THIRTEEN broadcast schedule. To view the broadcast schedules of THIRTEEN, WLIW21, NJTV, KidsTHIRTEEN, World and Create at-a-glance, click here.

In connection with the broadcast spectrum auction, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assigned Thirteen to a new broadcast frequency. As a result, Thirteen will have a channel switch over on July 2, 2020 at 9 a.m., which affects antenna viewers only. To continue watching Thirteen with a TV antenna on the switch over date and after, you must rescan your tuner or television (do not do this in advance of the date). Learn more.

Thirteen.org shares many broadcasts and non-broadcast series to view as video, as well as articles.

Thirteen Explore is the free app that allows you to stream video on your mobile devices and OTT platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire.

 

THIRTEEN PBSKids

SPECTRUM 1275
COMCAST (NJ) 259 (CT) 978
OPTIMUM 131
VERIZON FIOS 472
RCN 253
SERVICE ELECTRIC 220

Thirteen.org/schedule shows the THIRTEEN PBSKids broadcast schedule; filter Channel by “KidsTHIRTEEN.”

In connection with the broadcast spectrum auction, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assigned Thirteen to a new broadcast frequency. As a result, Thirteen PBSKids will have a channel switch over on July 2, 2020 at 9 a.m., which affects antenna viewers only. To continue watching Thirteen with a TV antenna on the switch over date and after, you must rescan your tuner or television (do not do this in advance of the date). Learn more.

Thirteen.org/kids is a 24/7 stream of educational programs and games.

 

ALL ARTS

OPTIMUM 144
VERIZON FIOS SD 497/HD 498
COMCAST 958/1156
SPECTRUM: 1276
DIGITAL ANTENNA 21.4

ALLARTS.org/schedule shows the ALL ARTS broadcast schedule.

ALLARTS.org shares many broadcasts and non-broadcast series to view as video, as well as articles.

ALL ARTS app is the free way to stream video on your mobile devices and OTT platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire.

 

WLIW21 CREATE

SPECTRUM 1277
COMCAST (LONG HILL) 134; (CARMEL, HERITAGE HILLS) 243; (JERSEY CITY, MEADOWLANDS, UNION) 266
OPTIMUM 133
VERIZON FIOS 471

CreateTV.com/schedule shows the WLIW21 Create broadcast schedule.

CreateTV.com shares links to sites and social media accounts where programs can be streamed.

 

WLIW21

SPECTRUM (NY) 21, 1222; (MOUNT VERNON) 12, 1222; (NJ) 3, 1222; COMCAST (LONG HILL) 17, 793; (UNION, MEADOWLANDS) 21, 793; (JERSEY CITY) 53, 793; CARMEL,HERITAGE HILLS) 99
OPTIMUM 21
VERIZON FIOS 21, 521
DIRECTV 21
DISH NETWORK 21
RCN 21

WLIW.org/schedule shows the WLIW21 broadcast schedule. To view the broadcast schedules of WLIW21, Create, World and THIRTEEN at-a-glance, click here.

WLIW.org shares many broadcasts and non-broadcast series to view as video, as well as articles.

WLIW.org/Anywhere will connect you to free ways to stream video on your mobile devices and OTT platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire.

 

NJTV

SPECTRUM 1223
COMCAST 261, 800
OPTIMUM 8
VERIZON FIOS 23, 523
DIRECTV (NORTH-NYC) 50; (SOUTH-PHIL) 23
DISH NETWORK (NORTH) 58, 8113; (SOUTH) 23, 8161
RCN 15
SERVICE ELECTRIC (SPARTA) 8; (HUNTERDON) 23

See more channels and New Jersey map on NJTVonline.org.

NJTVonline.org/schedule shows the NJTV broadcast schedule. To view the broadcast schedules of NJTV, THIRTEEN, WLIW21, and NHK World at-a-glance, click here.

NJTVonline.org shares many broadcasts and non-broadcast series to view as video.

NJTVonline.org/Anywhere will connect you to free ways to stream video on your mobile devices and OTT platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire.

 

NHK WORLD-JAPAN

OVER THE AIR Channel 58.2 in Northern New Jersey and New York
OPTIMUM 142
SPECTRUM 1279
VERIZON FIOS482
XFINITY 265, 1157

shows the NHK World broadcast schedule.

Learn more about NHK World-Japan programs.

 

WLIW WORLD

OVER THE AIR Channel 21-3

SPECTRUM 1278
COMCAST (LONG HILL) 135; (CARMEL, HERITAGE HILLS) 244; (JERSEY CITY, MEADOWLANDS, UNION) 267
OPTIMUM 132
VERIZON FIOS 473

Worldchannel.org shows the WLIW21 World broadcast schedule.

Worldchannel.org streams select videos.

 

WNDT

OVER THE AIR Channel 14.1 in high definition

WNDT Schedule

In connection with the broadcast spectrum auction, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assigned WNDT to a new broadcast frequency. As a result, WNDT will have a channel switch over on July 2, 2020 at 9 a.m., which affects antenna viewers only. To continue watching WNDT on the switch over date and after, you must rescan your tuner or television (do not do this in advance of the date). Learn more.

 

WMBQ

OVER THE AIR Channel 46.1.

WMBQ Schedule

In connection with the broadcast spectrum auction, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assigned WMBQ to a new broadcast frequency. As a result, WMBQ will have a channel switch over on July 2, 2020 at 9 a.m., which affects antenna viewers only. To continue watching WMBQ on the switch over date and after, you must rescan your tuner or television (do not do this in advance of the date). Learn more.

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