Featuring the Best of Public TV’s How-To Programs

CPTV is pleased to announce that it has joined with Create TV, public TV’s most-watched lifestyle channel, to form the new channel CPTV Create. This channel will launch Monday, December 3, 2018 at 12 p.m., over-the-air* and via basic digital cable on 24.2.

America’s Test Kitchen

Enjoy the best of how-to programming, with offerings for culinary enthusiasts, armchair travelers, home-improvement buffs, and budding artists.

CPTV Create will feature public television’s best cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, and arts & crafts shows. Educational and entertaining series and specials — from America’s Test Kitchen to Rick Steves’ Europe to This Old House — reflect CPTV’s mission of promoting life-long learning and providing viewers with ideas and inspiration to enrich their lives.

This Old House

Every weekend, CPTV Create will feature themed marathons featuring 12 hand-picked episodes centered on a specific holiday, host, or event. These marathons air every Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m., and repeat from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CPTV Create‘s program schedule is now available to view at CPTV.org/schedule.

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

*Viewers will be able to find Create on Comcast channels 967 or 1160 in Connecticut and Comcast channels 297 or 1160 in Massachusetts. It will also be coming soon to Cox and Cablevision (channel information to come). Additional companies/channels carrying Create will be announced soon.

Create TV is produced and distributed by American Public Television, WNET New York Public Media, and WGBH Boston in association with NETA and PBS. Create’s companion website, CreateTV.com, features select projects, tips, and recipes; national contests and monthly giveaways; and more.


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