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Black Hole Apocalypse

Part 1: They are the most enigmatic, mysterious, and exotic objects in the universe: black holes. They’re also the most powerful; their gravity is so strong it can actually capture light. And they’re the most destructive, swallowing particles, dust, gas, planets, even giant stars.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Explore more



Black Hole Apocalypse

Part 2: In the second hour, astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin contines the journey to the frontiers of black hole science. We will meet with the leading astronomers and physicists to discover the most cutting edge research that is helping to shed light on these shadowy monsters.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Explore more


Samantha Brown's

Brooklyn, New York

From visiting the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard to sampling whiskey at New York City's oldest distillery to tasting unique foods at the largest weekly open-air food market in the USA, Samantha takes the opportunity to understand Brooklyn through the voice of the people.

Tonight | 9:00pm. Learn more


Illinois Adventures

This series offers something for everyone—just like the state of Illinois. Shot on location throughout the state, takes viewers to many interesting places to visit and things to do just a few hours from home.

Tonight | 9:30pm.

Champagne on the Rocks
Imagination Station
Travel with WQPT
Embracing Our Military
Writers Contest

Explore Your World

BBC World News The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

BBC World News goes beyond the headlines to provide context & analysis.

Weeknights at 6:30pm.


Whitney Reynolds' passion for people creates an engaging program.

Sundays at 4:30pm.
Thursdays at 7:30pm.


Find out what's happening in The Cities with host Jim Mertens.

Sundays at 4:00pm.
Thursdays at 7:00pm.

Mr. Scott Vibrant Neighborhoods WQPT KIDS

There's much to explore just outside your own front door. Mr. Scott offers many suggestions for you and your family.


Vibrant Neighborhoods explores the impact and value of immigrant communities here in our region.


WQPT KIDS—watch online, play games, see our programs, great downloads and so much more.


Recently on The Cities

In this episode of The Cities, Jim talks with Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri and Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms.

Learn about the Eagle population in our region with Ranger Mike McCean of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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