On May 17 at 4 p.m., WVPB will  live stream The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation 15th Annual Report to the Community.

The Guest Speaker is Leslie Crutchfield, Senior Research Fellow at the Global Social Enterprise Initiative, and author of Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change The World.

West Virginia State Capitol
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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is proposing tax increases on sales, tobacco, e-cigarettes and cellphone and landline use.

Tomblin released those options Thursday while calling the Legislature into session at noon on Monday.

The West Virginia Channel will provide coverage of the opening floor sessions in the state Senate and House of Delegates. 

The Governor called for using $29 million from the state's Rainy Day Fund and tens of millions from other funds. He requested authority to furlough state employees in fiscal emergencies.

Doctors on Call
West Virginia University

Watch Tuesday, March 10 at 8 p.m. on WVPB 

On this episode of Doctors on Call, WVU Medicine doctors discuss orthopedic issues and take a deeper look into osteoporosis, diabetes, eye exams and more.

Too Many TV Choices? Watch PBS and Chill

Mar 3, 2016

Why are we all so stressed out?  In 2004, a game-changing book entitled The Paradox of Choice came out with an answer to that question.  The author, a social scientist, writes about how much of our stress and anxiety today can be traced to the fact that we just have too many choices.

Nowhere is that truer than in digital TV.  I thought we had too many channels before on cable.  So many stations—nothing to watch.  Now with Dish and DVR and Apple TV, it’s as if an octopus’s eight tentacles each grew eight tentacles.  Netflix.  HBO.  Hulu.

What is West Virginia’s most valuable resource?

Josh Saul

Missed seeing this year’s live performance of Joy to the World with Bob Thompson and guest vocalist Lena Seikaly? No humbugs here!  You can watch it this Sunday, December 20 on WVPB television (7pm on WVPB HD and 11pm on WVPB-2).

Dorothy Workman, from the documentary Bridgeport to Baghdad
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

At West Virginia Public Broadcasting, we know about the power of storytelling – it’s what we do. 

Watch the 6th West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Oct 23, 2015

The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame’s sixth induction ceremony took place October 24 at The Culture Center Theater in Charleston. It will be broadcast live throughout the state on WV Public Broadcasting and on

Courtesy of © ITV Studios for MASTERPIECE

Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless) head an extraordinary cast in a moving drama about women in an English village facing the onset of World War II. Calm, fortitude, and creativity are the watchwords on Home Fires, airing in six inspiring episodes on Masterpiece, Sundays, October 4 – November 8, at the special time of 8 p.m. on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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  Julie Walters and an international cast star in an epic of India on the cusp of change during the twilight era of the British Raj, on Masterpiece: Indian Summers, Sundays, September 27 - November 22 at 9;30 p.m. on WVPB.

Travel Back to the Golden Years of Pop

Sep 24, 2015
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See "My Yearbook: 1960-63" Friday, September 25 at 9 p.m.

British Mystery Night on WVPB

Sep 24, 2015

It's "Whodunnit" with a British accent on Thursday nights at WVPB! Join us Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m., when we'll celebrate our detective shows from across the pond with a special Midsomer Murders marathon.

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Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife restoration stories, living proof that nature can recover from near collapse, so long as humans protect it and help it to heal. Join us Tuesday, September 22 at 8 p.m. for Episode 1. 

It's West Virginia Night on TV

Sep 21, 2015
Sen. Jay Rockefeller

Jay: A Rockefeller's Journey airs at 9:30 this evening. 

For the millions of devoted viewers eagerly awaiting the debut of the new season of Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE on January 4, 2015, on PBS, relief is on the way. Downton Abbey Rediscovered offers a tempting sampling of best-loved moments from the past four seasons and a few delectable delights from Season Five.

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Savor favorite moments from past seasons on Sunday, September 20 at 8 p.m.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Sep 18, 2015
Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Narrated by the late Ossie Davis, this a fantasy trip through the magic of Christmas. 

Watch Saturday, Wednesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.

It's a Party!

Sep 18, 2015

For the first time ever, the MY MUSIC series focuses on the most joyful dance hits of the early rock era starting with the Eisenhower era explosion of Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis to the 1960s cultural phenomenon of Chubby Checker with “The Twist” and the youthful frat-rock sounds of The Kingsmen.

Twist! Chubby Checker Hosts 50s & 60s Party Songs

Sep 18, 2015
Courtesy of TJL Productions

Watch Friday, September 18 at 9 p.m.   For the first time ever, the MY MUSIC series focuses on the most joyful dance hits of the early rock era starting with the Eisenhower era explosion of Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis to the 1960s cultural phenomenon of Chubby Checker with “The Twist” and the youthful frat-rock sounds of The Kingsmen. 50s & 60s PARTY SONGS (MY MUSIC) is a foot-thumping, heart-beating, good-time celebration of the classic party music that has spanned generations to remain favorites through the decades.

Brain Maker with David Perlmutter, M.D.

Sep 17, 2015

Thursday, September 17 at 8 p.m.  Brain Maker - with David Perlmutter, MD explores the exciting, leading-edge science that reveals the powerful connection between gut bacteria and the brain. The 100 trillion bacteria living in the intestines influence not only our moment-to-moment brain function but also the long-term risk for brain disease. This program empowers the viewer with the dietary and lifestyle tools to regain healthy gut bacteria and thus pave the way for optimal brain function and long-term brain health.