WLIW21, the Third Most-Watched Public Television Station in the Nation, Becomes Available in High Definition on Most Cable Providers

To see where you can find all of the New York metro-area public television stations visit wliw.org

June 2, 2014 - New York, NY - WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTVhas announced that WLIW21 is now available in high definition on most cable providers.

                Additionally some public television channels have changed positions on local cable providers. Viewers should check the grid on wliw.org to find THIRTEEN, WLIW21, CREATE, WORLD, KIDS THIRTEEN and V-Me.

                "We want to make sure that our viewers know where to find their favorite public television programs," said Neal Shapiro, WNET's President and CEO. "And we encourage everyone to program our channels as "favorites," so they can always find the quality and inspiring arts, education and public affairs programming that we provide to the people of New York and New Jersey."


About WNET

As New York's flagship public media provider and the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children's programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home. WNET highlights the tri-state's unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJTV News with Mike Schneider and MetroFocus, the multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. WNET is also a leader in connecting with viewers on emerging platforms, including the THIRTEEN Explore iPad App where users can stream PBS content for free.



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