Window To The World Communications (WWCI), Inc., parent organization of WTTW and WYCC, announced today that on Sunday, March 1, 2020, the organization will begin offering the CREATE and WORLD channels 24/7.
CREATE – the public media lifestyle, cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, and arts and crafts channel – will take over WTTW channel 11.3. WORLD – the best of public media in news, documentaries, and fact-based informational programming – will move to WTTW-operated WYCC channel 20.1. MHz Worldview has announced that it will cease its over-the-air broadcast on February 29, 2020. Viewers can find all WTTW and WYCC programming schedules on wttw.com.
“In addition to our many other television and digital offerings, we are looking forward to serving our audience with 24/7 programming schedules for both WORLD and CREATE,” Head of Programming Lisa Tipton said. “We believe these public media services are core to our purpose to enrich lives, engage communities, and inspire exploration.”
About WTTW CREATE
More often called “do-it-yourself”, the program genres seen on CREATE include popular public television series and specials on cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, arts and crafts, and other lifestyle interests. CREATE is produced and distributed by American Public Television, WNET New York, and WGBH Boston in association with NETA and PBS. CREATE is available on WTTW 11.3, Comcast 369, and RCN 38.
About WTTW WORLD
Devoted to telling stories that humanize complex issues, WORLD shares the best of public media in news, documentaries, and fact-based informational programming. While airing news and documentaries from PBS, WORLD's focus is on original content, offering a national platform to issues too often ignored by mainstream media. WORLD’s emerging and master filmmakers spotlight a diversity of voices, telling stories not heard elsewhere. As of March 1, WORLD will be available on WYCC 20.1, Comcast channel 372, and RCN channel 57.
– WTTW –
WTTW is the PBS member station in Chicago, committed to creating and presenting unique media content across distinct television and digital channels – WTTW11, WTTW Prime, WTTW Create/WTTW World, WTTW PBS Kids 24/7, wttw.com and the PBS/WTTW video app. Recognized for award-winning journalism and local productions such as Chicago Tonight, Chicago River Tour, Check, Please!, digital-first series Chefs Off the Clock, the original Urban Nature, and Foodphiles and national productions 10 That Changed America and Nature Cat, WTTW presents the very best in public affairs, arts and culture, nature and science, history and documentary, and children’s public media content. Connect with WTTW on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.