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. 

WORLD’s television channel features such public television favorites as NOVA, Frontline, PBS Newshour, Nightly Business Report, Tavis Smiley, Global Voices, Pacific Heartbeat, Nature, Independent Lens, P.O.V. , Moyers & Company, NHK Newsline, Voces, Scully/The World Show, AfroPop, and Consuelo Mack: Wealthtrack.

WORLD is always expanding its public television library with content from new film and multimedia creators, public television stations, news sources and a number of individual producers. Programs for WORLD include the exclusive 52-week documentary series America ReFramed; the first-ever broadcast of the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival presentations – The Aspen Institute Presents; and, other programming unique to the channel featuring a number of topical, timely special reports and productions. 

See the monthly World Schedule
Visit the National World Site

In the Northern Shenandoah Valley area
Virginia counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Fauquier, Loudoun and Shenandoah; and West Virginia counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan and Hampshire:

Antenna Channel 21.3 WVPY World 


In the Southern Shenandoah Valley area
Rockingham, Augusta and Rockbridge Counties:

Antenna Channel 11.3 WVPT Create

Comcast Digital Cable:

Channel 599/1155

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