Watch PBS Detroit WTVS Online

Watch PBS Detroit WTVS Online


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PBS Detroit WTVS

Detroit, Michigan/Windsor, Ontario
United States/Canada
Branding Detroit Public TV
Channels Digital: 43 (UHF)
(to move to 20 (UHF))
Virtual: 56 (PSIP)
  • .1: PBS
  • .2: PBS Kids
  • .3: Create
  • .4: World
Owner Detroit Educational Television Foundation
First air date October 3, 1955 (62 years ago) (1955-10-03)
Call letters’ meaning TeleVision for Southeast Michigan
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 56 (UHF, October 3, 1955–April 16, 2009)
Former affiliations NET (October 3, 1955–October 4, 1970)
Transmitter power 600 kW
345 kW (CP)
Height 318 m (1,043 ft)
323 m (1,060 ft) (CP)
Facility ID 16817
Transmitter coordinates 42°26′52″N 83°10′23″W / 42.44778°N 83.17306°W / 42.44778; -83.17306Coordinates: 42°26′52″N 83°10′23″W / 42.44778°N 83.17306°W / 42.44778; -83.17306
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For PBS Detroit WTVS


State Michigan
Country USA
Virtual Channel 56
RF Channel 43
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 200 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 318m
Latitude 42.44779968261719
Longitude -83.17310333251953
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 517m
Callsign WTVS
MHZ 506
Network Affiliation PBS
Contact Street 1 1 Clover Court
Contact Street 2 Riley Broadcast Center
Contact City Wixom
Contact State MI
Contact Zip 48393
Contact Phone 248-305-3788
Additional Data FCC Station Information


PBS Detroit WTVS is a TV broadcaster located in Detroit, MI. It’s a local PBS station that provides public programming to the area, including educational and cultural programs, popular TV series, and children’s shows. You can watch the channel online via its video-on-demand collection, updated regularly.

Name: PBS Detroit WTVS
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genre: PBS
Website: Detroit Public TV (DPTV) Homepage

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Detroit Public TV (DPTV) is owned by Detroit Educational Television Foundation. It is a member of the PBS network.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: 1 Clover Ct Wixom, MI 48393-2247. Phone: 248-305-3788. Fax: 248-305-3990. Email: [email protected]