Iowa PBS News

PBS announces Great American Read book list

Posted:  April 23, 2018
America's 100 favorite novels

Iowa Outdoors season 8 to premiere on IPTV

Posted:  April 17, 2018
IPTV’s Iowa Outdoors returns for its eighth season with more features than ever before. Join hosts Scott Siepker and Kellie Kramer as they travel around Iowa learning about outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives and Iowa’s natural resources. Season 8 premieres Wednesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. Iowa Outdoors provides in-depth explorations of our state’s natural environments and the Iowans who enjoy them. This season features 10 new episodes filled with adventures from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River, including outdoor activities, conservation, nature...

Iowa PBS Premieres George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Life

Posted:  April 5, 2018
Monday, April 30 at 8 p.m.

PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading with The Great American Read

Posted:  March 21, 2018
New Series and Nationwide Campaign Asks Readers to Choose “America’s Best-Loved Book” BEVERLY HILLS, CA – At the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced The Great American Read , a new eight-part television series and nationwide campaign that explores the joy of books and the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved books, chosen by the public. Designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved and shaped us, The Great American Read encompasses the eight-part PBS series, community reading programs and...

IPTV presents new season of Iowa Ingredient

Posted:  March 21, 2018
Premiering Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m.

IPTV announces second season of Greetings from Iowa web series

Posted:  March 20, 2018
Premiering Wednesday, April 4 on Facebook, YouTube and

From the producers of Downton Abbey, Carnival Films, Jamestown coming to exclusively to PBS Passport and PBS Masterpiece Amazon Channel

Posted:  March 16, 2018
Beginning March 23, 2018

IPTV announces Bettendorf educator selected as PBS Digital Innovator All-Star

Posted:  March 14, 2018
Aaron Maurer of Mississippi Bend AEA recognized as a leader in Iowa’s education community

IPTV’s Iowa Ingredient to preview upcoming seventh season during Festival 2018

Posted:  February 27, 2018
Thursday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 10 at 11 a.m.

IPTV Remembers Former General Manager Dan Miller

Posted:  February 26, 2018
The IPTV family today sadly notes the passing of former executive director and general manager Daniel K. Miller, who died yesterday at the age of 66 following a long illness. Miller’s career spanned 37 years at IPTV, ultimately overseeing the nine-station public television network headquartered in Johnston, Iowa. In spite of challenging budget circumstances and a rapidly changing media landscape, Miller guided the statewide network to increased viewership, previously unmatched coverage of Iowa, and a national reputation for excellence. He retired in April 2013. “Dan’s intellect, dedication...