Local Programs

WEDU Arts Plus | Discover something new+local in this weekly arts and culture series devoted to telling stories of the individuals and cultural organizations that make West Central Florida – Florida’s Cultural Coast – such a vibrant region.

Florida This Week | Moderator Rob Lorei leads a diverse roundtable of journalists, academics, officials, and other political insiders for lively talk in West Central Florida’s longest-running primetime public affairs program.

That’s All I’m Saying with Ernest Hooper | Join Tampa Bay Times columnist Ernest Hooper in a new half hour prime time series on WEDU PBS. The broadcast will feature lively discussion and commentary about the pressing issues facing our community.

WEDU Quest | Examine the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and education in this monthly series from WEDU PBS. Join host Dr. Shannon McQuaig to discover innovative techniques educators are using in the classroom and the latest developments in technology, such as 3D printing, drones and mobile devices.

Up Close with Cathy Unruh | Host Cathy Unruh highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. The program explores issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlights local arts and culture efforts.

Suncoast Business Forum | Host Geoff Simon meets West Central Florida’s best businessmen and women and discovers the triumphs and inspirations that shaped them into the successes they are today.

A Gulf Coast Journal | With each journal entry of the Emmy award-winning series, host Jack Perkins brings the artful, innovative, sometimes odd, and always interesting people and places of West Central Florida to life. (Last episode produced June 2012)

Smart Health | From game-changing research, to cutting-edge technology and timely information designed to provide insight on issues related to health and wellness, Smart Health empowers citizens with the tools and information needed for a healthier life. (Last episode produced in 2011)


WEDU Documentaries

Examine complex issues and explore new cultures in West Central Florida and beyond through WEDU’s in-depth documentaries. View All


WEDU Specials

WEDU produces a number of special programs that highlight issues of importance to Florida residents. Educational resources, community projects, and special event coverage are just some of the ways WEDU reaches out to the community. View All


National PBS Programs A-Z

Browse an alphabetical listing of past and current national PBS programs as seen on WEDU, including NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, Masterpiece, Great Performances, Sesame Street, Nature and more. View All