TV Channels

HDTV 30.1 / Cable 3 & 440 / Dish & DIRECTTV 30 / Prism 3 & 1003

WGCU's primary channel features all your PBS favorites and signature programs.

WORLD 30.2 / Cable 201 / Prism 11

WORLD℠ is a 24/7, full service multicast channel featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers.

CREATE/ENCORE 30.3 / Cable 202 / Prism 12
Combining two types of programming to bring you the best of PBS and WGCU. From 6 am until 6 pm, CREATEfeatures how-to, cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, and arts and crafts programming. From 6 pm until 6 am ENCORE features encore broadcasts of PBS and WGCU-TV shows from locally produced programs about Southwest Florida to some your favorite PBS series such as American Experience, Masterpiece, Antiques Roadshow and much more.

PBS KIDS 24/7 30.5 / Cable 203 / Prism 18

Since the January 2017 launch of the PBS Kids 24/7 channel and digital offerings, WGCU provides kids programming around the clock. Click here to watch the live stream and for more channel information.


Located in the state Capitol building, The FLORIDA Channel is a public affairs programming service funded by The Florida Legislature and produced and operated by WFSU-TV. It features programming covering all three branches of state government, and is Florida’s primary source for live, unedited coverage of the Governor and Cabinet, the Legislature and the Supreme Court.