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About WLRN Channel 17

WLRN Channel 17 presents the best of the PBS nationally recognized series to compliment locally produced specials. Our prime time programming features an eclectic mix of award winning music and performance shows, breathtaking travel features, self-enlightening specials, and insightful documentaries.

WLRN -TV delivers a program schedule that reflects the interests, attitudes, and lifestyles of South Floridians through a wide variety of local and national PBS productions. Original programming is a top priority and WLRN encourages working relationships with community producers to create a wide range of locally produce stories about and for our community. WLRN is proud to bring many South Florida stories to the forefront through national distribution on PBS stations across the country.

With its weekly program line-up of children’s shows, WLRN has become the most-popular kids' PBS station in Florida. This programming commitment has made WLRN the leading Ready to Learn (RTL) station in the state as well. The RTL service builds on the popularity of PBS children's programs and increases their educational value by helping adults use public television as a proven tool for educating their children.