DPTV's WORLD Channel


UPDATE: Starting January 16, 2017, WORLD channel will be moving from Channel 56.2 to 56.4. 

Detroit Public TV will be moving our WORLD 56.2 channel to 56.4 by January 16, 2017. We’re making this change to make room for our new Detroit PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel. You will want to rescan your TV to get the new channel and check your local listings to find out what channel WORLD will be moving to. If you don’t see 56.4 on your schedule, please contact your cable TV provider.


WORLD channel features public tv's signature documentary, science, and news programming complemented by original content. Visit >

Programming Available on the WORLD Channel

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Celebrates the cultural and historical growth that has occurred in the last generation using films tailored to a world audience from insightful, artful and often local perspectives

America ReFramed

America ReFramed

Through the lens of 26 independent films, America ReFramed tells the many stories of a transforming American culture and its broad diversity.

Global Voices

Global Voices

Global Voices explores the eart by featuring international documentaries that will make you think beyond our nation's borders.

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