IPTV News

The Great American Read returns Tuesdays this fall to explore the 100 books chosen by the American public and how they’ve inspired, moved and shaped us.

Bookstores and libraries throughout the state are offering in-person events for The Great American Read. Check out what's coming to your area!

Dan Wardell & kids in the IPTV KIDS Clubhosue
Iowa Public Television is premiering its full-fledged, locally produced children’s program complete with ten 30-minute episodes focused on Iowa children. Dedicated to fun, adventure and learning, the IPTV KIDS Clubhouse series will premiere on statewide Iowa Public Television on Friday, June 3 at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 at 7 a.m. New episodes will premiere each week in these same time slots throughout the summer. “The IPTV KIDS Clubhouse , hosted by Dan Wardell, has been part of IPTV’s annual Festival for more than a decade,” said IPTV Executive Director and General Manager...
Live statewide broadcast Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m.
The Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) recently awarded Iowa Public Television with multiple awards. IPTV’s Market to Market staff took first and second place in the Farm and Agribusiness category. Josh Buettner was recognized with the top award for his feature Tributaries on Trial Water Woes and Colleen Brandford Krantz took second place for her feature U.S. Farmers Enlist Old Techniques to Round Up Super Weeds. John Torpy was recognized for his Market to Market feature Is Booming Oil Industry Causing Earthquakes in Oklahoma? He won third place in the General Reporting category. IBNA...
Live statewide broadcast Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m.
A special 30-minute preview of IPTV’s new locally produced program, IPTV KIDS Clubhouse
Joseph McCright named PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator
In order to broaden opportunities for Iowa minority and female high school students, Iowa Public Television (IPTV) is offering a television production mentorship program for summer 2016. The unpaid mentorship program will give one student the opportunity to observe and gain hands-on experience in several aspects of television production including videography, lighting, video editing, graphic design, web production and story writing. The selected mentee will shadow and assist Iowa Public Television personnel during the process of creating broadcast and online content. Students will have the...
Iowa Public Television announced today the premiere of Darling Is Back! The Restoration of Lake Darling . The documentary will premiere Sunday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. It will also air Monday, April 25 at 10 p.m. and Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. Named after two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and conservationist Jay N. "Ding" Darling, man-made Lake Darling was established in 1950, but had become contaminated by 2002. Darling Is Back! The Restoration of Lake Darling tells the story of the lake's restoration and the dedicated group of people who came together to preserve its dream of...
Follow host Africa Yoon as she reveals the inspiring success stories behind some of America's most notable athletes and performers.
Season 5 of IPTV’s Iowa Ingredient premieres April 1 at 6:30 p.m. The season will feature sizzling new episodes exploring fresh ingredients grown in Iowa, the passionate farmers who produce them and the creative chefs who cook with them. Host Charity Nebbe explores maple syrup, asparagus, aronia berries, potatoes, butter, tomatillos, cherries, bison and brussels sprouts this season. Iowa Ingredient features talented chefs who use local ingredients to create delicious recipes. “I think for me the best part of Iowa Ingredient is seeing people who are doing really innovative things with food,”...