KRCB Television 22 is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Programming on the station includes well-known PBS shows such as Nova, Masterpiece Theatre, NewsHour, and Frontline, and well-known PBS kids programming such as Sesame Street, Arthur, and Clifford the Big Red Dog. KRCB also broadcasts cooking shows, craft shows, British comedies, nature, and science shows.
KRCB has a commitment to locally and independently produced programming. Such programs are available throughout the schedule and include Emmy-winning Natural Heroes, Democracy Now!, Community Health Connections, and Sonoma County Expressions. KRCB also provides live and up-to-the-minute local, state and national election coverage, and has won a national award for its performing arts programming.
What does the radio station broadcast?
KRCB FM 91 is a National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate and airs NPR programming such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered. KRCB broadcasts folk, indie, vintage and American roots music. Local essayists, food writers, film reviewers, and haiku creators all contribute to Radio 91's eclectic mix. Public affairs programming includes Bruce Robinson's North Bay Report and Sonoma Spotlight daily.
Does KRCB produce any local programming?
KRCB Radio and Television produce many hours of local programming each year. Among the local television series we produce are Community Health Connections, Sonoma County Expressions, and Natural Heroes. Natural Heroes is KRCB's award-winning anthology series of independently produced films that share a common theme: people who are actively making a positive difference for our environment. This nationally distributed series has been honored with five Emmy awards, three Telly awards and an Insight award. Natural Heroes has aired on Public Television stations all across the United States, Puerto Rico, and into Canada, reaching an estimated 90 million viewers. Watch Natural Heroes online anytime at www.naturalheroestv.com
KRCB Radio 91 aims to reflect the cultural life of the community and as such, it features largely local programming, from broadcasts of the Santa Rosa Symphony to Curtain Call, a weekly program about the arts interviewing artists giving local performances, from Out of the Box, a weekly program featuring new classical CDs to Outbeat Salon, a weekly program focused on lesbian and gay issues. It also emphasizes literary programming with A Novel Idea, Sonoma County's very own on-air book club. From folk to jazz, Radio 91 presents music programming not easily found anywhere else.