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Channel Information

Milwaukee PBS offers a number of sub-channels that feature different programming. For example, weather is found on Milwaukee PBS 36.3. Channels may vary depending if you are tuning in over-the-air or if you are watching via cable or satellite.

The Milwaukee PBS family of channels are available for free "over the air" using either a digital television or converter box.

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Milwaukee PBS ServicesOver-the-Air (Antenna)Spectrum (Formerly Time Warner Cable)DirectTV and DISH NetworkAT&T U-VerseTDS [1]Comcast [2]Spectrum [3](Formerly Charter Cable)


Milwaukee PBSHD 10.1 (WMVS)

Premium: 1010

Basic: 10

10101010 or 101010, 16 or 24310 or 600
10.2Premium: 977N/AN/A37369 [4]197 or 975
PBS Kids
10.3Premium: 975N/AN/AN/A368 [5]194 or 972
36.1 HD
Milwaukee PBSHD 36.1 (WMVT)

Premium: 1016

Basic: 16


Premium: 36

Basic: 36

N/A2, 13, 193 or 971
Milwaukee PBS 36.2Premium: 976N/AN/A21369 [4]195 or 973
Milwaukee PBS 36.3
Milwaukee PBS 36.3Premium: 980N/AN/A980N/A196 or 974

HD - High Definition; the provider may (or may not) carry the signal in High Definition.

*Premium Service

N/A - Not Available

[1] The TDS service area is southwest of Milwaukee

[2] The Comcast service area is northern Illinois; there are minor variations between cities, hence the multiple channel numbers. WTTW Chicago channel 11.1 is carried beyond the Milwaukee PBS over-the-air coverage area.

[3] Spectrum/Charter Cable has 14 service areas: Delavan, Dodge County, Fond du Lac, Fort Atkinson, Genoa City, Hartford, Lomira, Oconomowoc, Richfield, Sheboygan and Sheboygan Falls, Sullivan, Watertown, and West Bend. There are minor variations between them, hence the multiple channel numbers; only channel 10.1 is available in Fond du Lac on channel 10.

[4] WTTW Chicago channel 11.3 broadcasts Create from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM and World from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, and is carried on channel 369.

[5] WTTW Chicago Channel 11.4 broadcasts PBS Kids 24 hours a day and is carried on channel 368.

[6] Channel 36.1 is only available as a Premium service on channel 974 in Kenosha County.