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The Cities

Jim Mertens talks with regional and national guests on a variety of topics important to viewers in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. This WQPT produced program keeps viewers informed with local content.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Learn more


Whitney Reynolds Show

With a news background and passion for people have been combined to create a show that is helping to change the world of talk TV. Whitney delivers that is dedicated to tough topics, inspiring viewers and provoking positive change.

Tonight | 7:30pm. Learn more


Raising Ms. President

Raising Ms. President is a documentary about raising the next generation of female political leaders... because having more women at the decision making table does matter.

Tonight | 8:00pm. Explore more


Closing The Gap

50 Years Seeking Equal Pay

Half a century after President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, women in both high-paying, high-growth STEM careers and those in part-time, low-wage jobs still only make, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.

Tonight | 9:00pm. Learn more



Wild France

France is known for its delicious food and wines, great art and architecture and celebrated culture of all kinds. But there's another side. Deep in the French countryside, it is possible to spot brown bears, wild boar, griffon vultures or wolves.

Tonight | 10:00pm. Learn more

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Writers Contest
Embracing Our Military

Explore Your World

Mr. Scott Vibrant Neighborhoods WQPT KIDS

There a world 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.

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.


Recently on The Cities

Reggie Freeman, East Moline Mayor-Elect talks talks about his vision for the city.

Plus, learn about the ongoing mission to improve race relations within the Quad Cities.

Learn more about The Cities


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