TV Program Schedule for Homebound Students

May 18, 2020


Updated May 26, 2020

As of Monday, March 30, WLIW21 has changed its programming schedules on its stations WLIW21 and WLIW WORLD to better serve families who are homebound during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on WLIW21, free, over-the-air broadcasts focus on all major school subjects for K-12, drawing from WNET’s vast archive of PBS and locally produced programs as well as an hour of Regents Review and daily instructional content from WCNY’s TV Classroom series.

Monday-Friday from 12-5 p.m. on WLIW WORLD, a new educational lineup for grades 6-12 – “WORLD At Home Learning” – features the best in public media science, history and English language arts shows.

See or download the weekly schedules for these stations – plus that of NJTV Learning Live – along with helpful links to PBS learning materials on WNET Education.

Related Materials Online

Programs offered have accompanying resources for educators and families available on wnet.org/education, including related learning assets from PBS LearningMedia, a free online service of thousands of educational resources. The resources in PBS LearningMedia, which were developed based on feedback from educators, are aligned to curriculum standards in every state and contextualized for educational use. These resources include grab-and-go activities, lesson plans, interactive lessons and media that illustrate specific topics or themes and support materials across subjects.

WNET Education also offers Spanish-language materials and resources.

 

WLIW21 at Home Learning K-12 Schedule


WLIW21’s K-12 educational TV lineup airs Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

6:30 a.m.-9 a.m.

Children’s programming from PBS KIDS, including Wild Kratts, Molly of Denali, Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, Arthur and WNET’s Cyberchase

9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Math, science and fitness including WCNY’s TV classroom series and PBS KIDS’ SciGirls

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

A virtual class field trip featuring WLIW21’s own Treasures of New York series and other public television favorites that visit museums and historical sites

12 noon-1 p.m.

Regents Review

1-3 p.m.

Humanities, social studies, ELA (English Language Arts) and culture from acclaimed PBS series, including Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about genealogy, WNET documentary series American Masters, the award-winning biography series celebrating our arts and culture; Secrets of the Dead, which explores iconic moments in history to debunk myths and shed new light on past events; Shakespeare Uncovered, which reveals the fascinating history behind Shakespeare’s greatest plays; and more

3-4 p.m.

News literacy/media studies from WLIW21’s public affairs series Amanpour and Company .

 

WLIW WORLD’s Grades 6-12 Home Learning Schedule


WLIW WORLD’s grades 6-12 educational TV lineup airs Monday-Friday from 12-5 p.m.

12-2 p.m.

NOVA and NATURE episodes will share this will share this two-hour science and nature block.

2-4 p.m.

History documentaries from American Experience, Ken Burns, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and more, such as The Future of America’s Past, which travels to places that define the most misunderstood parts of America’s past.

4-5 p.m.

The Shakespeare Uncovered series, episodes of THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS, and a documentary on John Lewis.

Where to Find WLIW21 and WORLD

WLIW21

SPECTRUM (NY) 21, 1222; (MOUNT VERNON) 12, 1222; (NJ) 3, 1222; COMCAST (LONG HILL) 17, 793; (UNION, MEADOWLANDS) 21, 793; (JERSEY CITY) 53, 793; CARMEL,HERITAGE HILLS) 99
OPTIMUM 21
VERIZON FIOS 21, 521
DIRECTV 21
DISH NETWORK 21
RCN 21

WLIW.org/schedule shows the WLIW21 broadcast schedule.

WLIW.org shares many broadcast and non-broadcast series to view as video.

WLIW.org/Anywhere will connect you to free ways to stream video on your mobile devices and OTT platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire.

WLIW WORLD

OVER THE AIR Channel 21-3

SPECTRUM 1278
COMCAST (LONG HILL) 135; (CARMEL, HERITAGE HILLS) 244; (JERSEY CITY, MEADOWLANDS, UNION) 267
OPTIMUM 132
VERIZON FIOS 473

Worldchannel.org/schedule shows the WLIW21 World broadcast schedule.

Worldchannel.org streams select videos.