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WGBH informs, inspires, and entertains millions of people throughout New England -- at home, at work, in the classroom, in movie theaters, and more. Boston's last remaining independent TV station, WGBH offers a range of productions (among them, Greater Boston, Basic Black, and La Plaza) that focus on the diverse local community. WGBH 89.7, Boston's NPR arts and culture station, offers a rich menu of classical, jazz, blues, spoken word, and more. WGBH is the leading producer of PBS prime-time programs and online content, a major producer for public radio, and a pioneer in educational multimedia and in technologies and services that make media accessible for people with disabilities. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors: Emmys, Peabodys, duPont-Columbia Awards…even two Oscars. In 2002, WGBH was honored with a special institutional Peabody Award for 50 years of excellence.
WGBH's television channels are WGBH 2, WGBH 44, WGBH World (seen on Comcast Digital Cable 209 and WGBX DT44.2), WGBH Create (Comcast 237/WGBX DT44.3), 'GBH Kids (Comcast 217/WGBX DT44.4), WGBH On Demand (Comcast 1), Boston Kids & Family TV (available only in Boston, on Comcast 22/RCN 3), and WGBH High Definition (Comcast 802/WGBH DT2.2). WGBH also holds the license for WGBY 57/DT58 in Springfield, MA. WGBH's radio services are WGBH 89.7 (on Nantucket, heard on WNCK 89.5) and The Cape and Islands NPR® Stations WCAI 90.1, WNAN 91.1 and WZAI 94.3. WGBH's Web site is www.wgbh.org. All rely on the generosity of public support.