previous arrow
next arrow
Become a member of Detroit Public TV

Become a member

View Thank You Gifts

Get DPTV Passport

Join Passport

Get DPTV Passport

Register for Schedule info and Previews


Previews & Info
Providing Support for Detroit Public TV   Learn More


Join the Michigan Learning Channel for a Week of Code

Students of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) for a Week of Code, starting December 6.

The MLC has compiled a list of resources for anyone to try their hand at coding and other computer science activities.

Learn More

Celebrate Volunteerism, Philanthropy, and Giving in Detroit 

Join DPTV and the Greater Detroit Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to celebrate giving.

This year marks 30th anniversary of AFP’s National Philanthropy Day event honoring volunteers, philanthropists, and fundraisers.

Watch Now

National Programs

Local Programs

Latest News

  • What’s Your Water Source: Who gets their water from Lake Huron
    on December 3, 2021

    Where do we get our water? It’s a critically important and highly regulated question, yet it took some digging to find the answers.   Specific to Lake Huron, there are a total of 30 public water supply systems across Michigan and Ontario that source surface water for nearly 3 million people to drink.  Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Rising Cost of Water in Michigan Leads to Affordability Problems
    on December 3, 2021

    By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • 12/02/21: One Detroit – Social Safety Nets / Interlochen Arts / Struggling Small Businesses / Men of Change
    on December 2, 2021

    On this episode of One Detroit: Will Glover explores how COVID-19 has impact social safety net programs and those living in poverty. Christy McDonalds learns about Interlochen's 30 years of evolution and expansion. Contributor Nolan Finley hears how small businesses across the state are coping with various challenges. Plus, a look into two initiatives that are helping foster positive conversations about Black men. Read Now at One Detroit.

LISTEN NOW - WRCJ 90.9 FM & HD 1 - Classical Days. Jazzy Nights

DPTV Passport

Image - DPTV-Passport-Logo.png Find out about the new member benefit that lets you watch your favorite shows anytime.


What's On


Public Media Funding

Providing Support for Detroit Public TV   Learn More


Main Channel

The primary schedule of Detroit Public TV, with the full variety of our programs.

View Schedule

Detroit PBS KIDS

Quality, educational children’s programming with your favorite Detroit PBS KIDS characters.

View Kids Schedule


Popular how-to shows from cooking to crafting, to home improvement to travel shows.

View Create Schedule

The WORLD Channel

Signature documentary, science and news programming and original content.

View WORLD Schedule

Michigan Learning Channel - A Public Media Partnership - small logo

Michigan Learning Channel

A statewide partnership providing educational content to support students, families and teachers.

View MLC Schedule


Bright by Text

Bright By Text

Receive free tips and learning games directly to your phone with Bright By Text and Detroit PBS KIDS.

Learn More

Detroit PBS KIDS Live TV

Watch all your favorite kids programming 24/7 on Detroit PBS KIDS live and on-demand.

Watch Now

DPTV mobile App

DPTV Mobile App

Take Detroit Public TV anywhere you go with the mobile app available for iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets.

Download Now

PBS Books

PBS Books

The latest literary news and information. Check out Storytime for authors reading aloud stories and book features for educators, libraries and families.

Learn More