Featured Programs

Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery

Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery

Discover the story of Wes Montgomery - a legendary jazz guitarist from Indiana.

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriots adventures as a veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire get a new TV adaptation.

Read or Restrict

Read or Restrict

Conservative activists put pressure on libraries to restrict access to "obscene" books.

Indiana Week in Review

Indiana Week in Review

Democrats, Republicans and insiders debate politics, the Indiana Statehouse and more.

Film Soceyology

Film Soceyology

Film Soceyology features criticism and commentary on recently released movies, as well as DVD releases and general film chatter.

WFYI News Now

WFYI News Now

Hear the news you need to stay informed on Central Indiana and statewide Indiana news.

Small Studio Signal Boost

Small Studio Signal Boost

Hear new music from Indiana artists along with conversations with local creators.

Small Studio Sessions

Small Studio Sessions

Small Studio Sessions features intimate performances by local and national recording acts.

Cultural Manifesto

Cultural Manifesto

Cultural Manifesto with Kyle Long brings you sounds from the frontlines of cultural change.

Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Explore the cultural achievements of Black artists and musicians from central Indiana.

NOVA

NOVA

NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives.

Chihuly: In the Hotshop

Chihuly: In the Hotshop

American artist Dale Chihuly and his team test the limits of working in the glass medium.

A Brief History of the Future

A Brief History of the Future

Explore a unique documentary series about our futures and how we can reimagine them.

Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator

Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator

Nearly 5 centuries of ancient Roman democracy was overthrown in just 16 years by one man.

Mr Bates vs The Post Office

Mr Bates vs The Post Office

Starring Toby Jones, this drama is based on the real-life British Post Office scandal.

My Life is Murder

My Life is Murder

Lucy Lawless stars in this modern-day Australian drama series as retired cop Alexa Crowe.

Secrets of the Royal Palaces

Secrets of the Royal Palaces

Historian Kate Williams explores more scandalous and shocking palace stories and secrets.

Curse of the Spencers

Curse of the Spencers

Explore the complicated upbringing that shaped the late beloved Princess Diana.

Alice & Jack

Alice & Jack

Andrea Riseborough and Domhnall Gleeson star in the new series from writer Victor Levin.

Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella

Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella

The life and career of Rosalie Abella, a former member of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Dante: Inferno to Paradise

Dante: Inferno to Paradise

Explore Dante's life and his epic masterpiece, "The Divine Comedy."

Cecil, The Real Lion King

Cecil, The Real Lion King

The story of one of the biggest wild lions who was killed by an American trophy hunter.

Indiana Lawmakers

Indiana Lawmakers

Jon Schwantes takes you behind the closed doors of the Indiana Statehouse.

Walking Victorian England

Walking Victorian England

Dr. Onyeka Nubia examines Victorian Britain from the perspective of different regions.

The Invisible Shield

The Invisible Shield

Public health saved your life today and you don't even know it.

Facing the Laughter: Minnie Pearl

Facing the Laughter: Minnie Pearl

The life and work of Sarah Cannon, aka iconic country music comedian Minnie Pearl.

Jane Addams - Together We Rise: American Stories

Jane Addams - Together We Rise: American Stories

Jane Addams, and the women who joined her to enrich the lives of thousands, are explored.

Uncle Dan's Story Hour

Uncle Dan's Story Hour

Take a step back in time with author and screenwriter, Dan Wakefield and his friends.

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Celebrate the enduring love that changed British matrimonial ceremonies forever.

Childsplay: A Story of Fiddles, Fiddlers and a Fiddlemaker

Childsplay: A Story of Fiddles, Fiddlers and a Fiddlemaker

A concert special featuring the fiddle choir Childsplay.

Read or Restrict

Read or Restrict

Conservative activists put pressure on libraries to restrict access to "obscene" books.

Birthing Justice

Birthing Justice

Giving birth is a battleground for too many Black women and their babies.

Wild Horses - A Tale From the Puszta

Wild Horses - A Tale From the Puszta

The secret world of Przewalski's horse, told through the eyes of a young foal named Dot.

Tom Lehrer Live In Copenhagen 1967

Tom Lehrer Live In Copenhagen 1967

Originally filmed in 1967, this concert features 17 of Tom Lehrers best-known songs.

Made With Love

Made With Love

Travel the world and meet artisans who pour passion and skill into everything they make.

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

Join the legendary superstar for a magical concert taped in her hometown in October 2012.

The Letter: A Message For Our Earth

The Letter: A Message For Our Earth

This film explores the story about the Pope's call to care for our planet.

Living Wild: Plant-spiration with Hilton Carter

Living Wild: Plant-spiration with Hilton Carter

Discover the art of creating stunning indoor greenery with the influencer's expert advice.

PBS NewsHour: 2024 State of the Union

PBS NewsHour: 2024 State of the Union

President Joe Biden will deliver his State of the Union address March 7 as he gears up for a reelection bid that seems likely to be a rematch with his last election opponent.

Your DNA Secrets Revealed

Your DNA Secrets Revealed

Learn about the roles that DNA and genetics play in our longevity, health and well-being.

Joe Bonamassa LIVE

Joe Bonamassa LIVE

Join blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa for a series of captivating concerts at iconic venues.

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Explore how music helped sustain and was in turn inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.

Bee Gees: In Our Own Time

Bee Gees: In Our Own Time

Explore the story of one of the best-selling music acts ever, told in their own words.

The Maestro & The European Pop Orchestra: Love & Peace Concert

The Maestro & The European Pop Orchestra: Love & Peace Concert

Experience the harmonious blend of pop and classical music from this vibrant orchestra.

Culture Club: Live at Wembley

Culture Club: Live at Wembley

Rock out with the 80s pop legends in a reunion concert before a hometown crowd in 2016.

Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful

Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful

Johnny Mathis celebrates 50 years in the music business.

Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour

Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour

Rock out with The Purple One at his 1985 concert from the Carrier Dome.

Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery

Wes Bound: The Genius of Wes Montgomery

Discover the story of Wes Montgomery - a legendary jazz guitarist from Indiana.

Quincy Jones: A Musical Celebration in Paris

Quincy Jones: A Musical Celebration in Paris

Quincy Jones brings together nearly 100 musicians at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris.

Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name

Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name

Celebrate the legendary performers and their decades-long careers and partnership.

From the Heart: A Tribute to Lawrence Welk & the American Dream

From the Heart: A Tribute to Lawrence Welk & the American Dream

Join host Barbara Mandrell to celebrate the bandleader in a 1993 musical spectacular.

Charley Crockett: Live from the Ryman

Charley Crockett: Live from the Ryman

Grab a front-row seat to the singers first-ever show at the fabled auditorium.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album

Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album

Lucy Worsley takes us through the story of the royal photograph.

Pullman and the Railroad Rebellion: American Stories

Pullman and the Railroad Rebellion: American Stories

Pullman: a man, a company, a town, a movement.

Farewell Doc Martin

Farewell Doc Martin

A behind-the-scenes look at the iconic series as it bids a final farewell.

Gospel Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Gospel Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. honors Gospel music in America.

The Dream Whisperer

The Dream Whisperer

A 1950s' HBCU basketball team overcame racial barriers led by former Knick Dick Barnett.

Nolly

Nolly

Helena Bonham Carter stars as Noele Gordon, one of the most famous faces on British TV.

Nina

Nina

Trainee nurse Nina faces plenty of obstacles in life. And her new boss is her ex-husband.

The Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights

The Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights

The early battle between Black civil rights leaders over the path to secure equality.

Shuttlesworth

Shuttlesworth

The story of the unknown Freedom Fighter who started a Movement that changed the world.

Indiana State of the Judiciary

Indiana State of the Judiciary

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush will deliver her 2024 State of the Judiciary Address to the Governor and Indiana General Assembly.

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Chuck D from Public Enemy explores Hip Hops political awakening over the last 50 years.

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

Gospel

Gospel

An exploration of gospel music, the dominant form of African-American religious expression

Music Videos That Shaped the 80s

Music Videos That Shaped the 80s

The most defining music videos of the 80s and their legacies are explored.

Meredith Willson: America’s Music Man

Meredith Willson: America’s Music Man

Follow the career of the musician, conductor, composer and Iowa's champion on Broadway.

Children in Crisis: The Story of CHIP

Children in Crisis: The Story of CHIP

As the steel industry collapses, grassroots efforts lead to a national healthcare program.

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow is part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt!

America Reframed: The Cost of Inheritance

America Reframed: The Cost of Inheritance

Brings to life compelling stories illuminating the contours of our ever-changing country.

Funny Woman

Funny Woman

Barbara Parker heads to London to take on the male-dominated world of comedy by storm.

Kenny Rogers Farewell Concert Celebration: All In for the Gambler

Kenny Rogers Farewell Concert Celebration: All In for the Gambler

Celebrate Kenny Rogers farewell to Nashville with Dolly Parton and other special guests.

Musher

Musher

"Musher" is a film about the lives of four sled dog racers (mushers) and their dogs.

Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead

Beneath the turquoise waves of the Bay of Naples lies an extraordinary underwater archeology site, the ancient Roman city of Baiae.

A Citizen's Guide to Preserving Democracy

A Citizen's Guide to Preserving Democracy

Interviews and real-life examples show Americans working towards strengthening democracy.

Next at the Kennedy Center

Next at the Kennedy Center

A dynamic mix of artists across hip hop, jazz, and more perform at the Kennedy Center.

Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress awards its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and Culture annually.

Cultural Expressions: Kwanzaa

Cultural Expressions: Kwanzaa

Learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa through real-life stories of impact.

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Alan Cumming recounts the origin story of how a prince got put into a nutcracker.

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

Two weeks before Christmas, delicate situations cause uncertainty for the midwives.

The Savoy at Christmas

The Savoy at Christmas

The festive season is the most profitable time of year for the Savoy hotel.

Purdue Christmas Show

Purdue Christmas Show

Since its inception in 1933, the annual Purdue Christmas Show has become a family favorite holiday tradition.

America at a Crossroads with Judy Woodruff

America at a Crossroads with Judy Woodruff

Judy Woodruff explores divisions in the country and what can be done to address them.

Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

Innovative musicians from every genre perform live in the longest-running music series.

25 Years with Lidia: A Culinary Jubilee

25 Years with Lidia: A Culinary Jubilee

Lidia Bastianich celebrates 25 years on television with family and celebrity friends.

Doc Martin

Doc Martin

Surgeon Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes) makes a life changing choice to retrain as a GP.

PBS NewsHour Presents

PBS NewsHour Presents

Special programming from PBS Newshour on a variety of topics.

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice is an exciting acrobatic adaptation of Alice In Wonderland.

Great Yellowstone Thaw

Great Yellowstone Thaw

Journey to Yellowstone, where wildlife survives one of the greatest seasonal changes.

Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

Christina Pirello shares healthy, fresh Italian and Mediterranean recipes.

The Common Thread with Judy O'Bannon

The Common Thread with Judy O'Bannon

How do we fit in? How should we fit in? The Common Thread with Judy O'Bannon looks for answers to those questions in the words and wisdom of our family, friends, and neighbors.

CLOWN by Quentin Blake

CLOWN by Quentin Blake

On Christmas Eve, Clown goes on a journey to find a new home for himself and his friends.

Celebrate the Work of Ken Burns

Celebrate the Work of Ken Burns

More than 40 films in 40 years and with PBS and WFYI you’ve had a front row seat at no cost to you.

Princess Diana: Who Do You Think She Was?

Princess Diana: Who Do You Think She Was?

Behind the modern legend that is Diana, Princess of Wales lie many other stories.

The Great Polar Bear Feast

The Great Polar Bear Feast

The astonishing story of an annual gathering of 80 polar bears near a whaling village.

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriots adventures as a veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire get a new TV adaptation.

Marriage

Marriage

This is a warm, sometimes funny, sometimes moving look at the need for togetherness.

History with David Rubenstein

History with David Rubenstein

David Rubensteins skillful questioning of acclaimed writers takes us behind the scenes.

Steve & Eydie: Memories of My Mom and Dad

Steve & Eydie: Memories of My Mom and Dad

For over six decades, the musical duo of Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme delighted audiences of all ages.

ARRIVAL from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

ARRIVAL from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Experience another band thats a Swedish sensation as they perform ABBAs greatest hits.

Mary Berry's Highland Christmas

Mary Berry's Highland Christmas

Dame Mary Berry cooks a Christmas feast in the Highlands.

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

A 1968 concert featuring the Rolling Stones performing at the Rock and Roll Circus.

Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen

Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen

Lucy Worsley investigates Agatha Christie, and the experiences that shaped her fiction.

John Williams: The Berlin Concert

John Williams: The Berlin Concert

John Williams makes his conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

5 Minute Yoga Fix with Peggy Cappy

5 Minute Yoga Fix with Peggy Cappy

Combat the effects of aging in five minutes a day with stretching and strength-building.

Straight No Chaser: The 25th Anniversary Celebration

Straight No Chaser: The 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join the a cappella ensemble to celebrate 25 years of great music with style and spirit.

Yellowstone Symphony

Yellowstone Symphony

Travel on a spectacular journey through the wonders of America's first national park.

The National Parks

The National Parks

The story of an idea as American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: A Life on Stage

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: A Life on Stage

Stroll memory lane with the Jersey Boys on the 60th anniversary of their first #1 hit.

How Great Thou Art, A Sacred Celebration

How Great Thou Art, A Sacred Celebration

Join Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LaBelle, Sandi Patty and more for a night of uplifting music

Groundbreakers

Groundbreakers

Billie Jean King and seven icons discuss the past, present and future of womens sports.

Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents

Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents

Uncover the secret state that helped keep Queen Elizabeth in power for over 40 years.

Great Performances

Great Performances

Experience the passion of painter Mark Rothko in this six-time Tony-winning play dramatizing Rothko's greatest challenge: creating the murals for New York's iconic Four Seasons restaurant. Stars Alfred Molina with Alfred Enoch as Rothko's assistant.

Nature

Nature

NATURE brings the beauty and wonder of the natural world into your home, becoming in the process the benchmark of natural history programs.

FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE explores and illuminates the critical issues of our times - from business and health to social issues, politics and war.

Independent Lens

Independent Lens

Independent Lens is televisions largest showcase of independent documentary film.

Dear Sirs

Dear Sirs

In the winter of 2019, I set out with my wife to retrace the route of my grandfather, Silvio Pedri, who was captured by the Wehrmacht in the Battle of Metz during World War II.

A New Leash on Life: The K9s for Warriors Story

A New Leash on Life: The K9s for Warriors Story

See the impact of service-dog agency K9s For Warriors on the lives of American veterans.

The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize

Celebrate the recipients of The Earthshot Prize Prince William's environmental award.

Salute to Service: A Veterans Day Celebration

Salute to Service: A Veterans Day Celebration

Honor heroes past and present with this heartfelt Veterans Day celebration.

Designers of the Dance

Designers of the Dance

Step into the studio with legendary dancers and choreographers to learn about the process of producing five of the world's most beloved ballets.

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Explore our passionate relationship with outdoor spaces.

The American Buffalo

The American Buffalo

Examining the center of one of the countrys most mythic and heartbreaking tales.

World on Fire

World on Fire

Emotionally gripping World War II drama World on Fire premieres on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Unrivaled - Sewanee 1899

Unrivaled - Sewanee 1899

Sewanee’s 1899 football team is the ultimate David & Goliath Story.

Native America

Native America

Season 2 of Native America is a groundbreaking portrait of contemporary Indian Country.

Halifax: Retribution

Halifax: Retribution

Jane Halifax comes back to the rescue to find a sniper before its too late.

Unforgotten

Unforgotten

Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star as police officers investigating the cold case murder of a boy whose diary implicates four seemingly unconnected couples.

RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service

RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service

Follow the heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the Australian outback.

Deadline

Deadline

A thrilling four-part 'whodunnit' starring Charlie Murphy and James DArcy.

Becoming Frida Kahlo

Becoming Frida Kahlo

Explore the life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries.

American Experience

American Experience

American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

The U.S. and the Holocaust

The U.S. and the Holocaust

Exploring Americas response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history.

Evolution Earth

Evolution Earth

At the front lines of climate change, animals have a surprising story to tell.

Luther Vandross - Always and Forever: An Evening of Songs at Albert Hall

Luther Vandross - Always and Forever: An Evening of Songs at Albert Hall

The smooth and sensuous Luther Vandross performs his greatest hits and favorite covers.

Gregorian: Pure Chants in Concert

Gregorian: Pure Chants in Concert

A concert featuring a stunning blend of traditional chants and contemporary music.

Professor T

Professor T

Professor T's world is slowly undone after agreeing to help solve a difficult case.

Terror and Hope: The Science of Resilience

Terror and Hope: The Science of Resilience

Scientists and humanitarians combine cutting-edge research and informed care to heal Syrian refugee children.

TV Specials

TV Specials

From new concert specials to returning PBS favorites, explore what's playing on WFYI!

Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland

Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland

Powerful series about ordinary people caught up in the Northern Ireland conflict.

Across Indiana

Across Indiana

Across Indiana shares authentic stories of Indiana's people, places, curiosities and oddities. The series draws Indiana residents closer to one another and the range of cultures in our state. Across Indiana can be found on WFYI's airwaves, website and on your favorite social media channels. Watch to discover new things and inspire your adventures in the Hoosier state.

POV

POV

Since 1988, POV has been the home for the worlds boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.

Simple Civics

Simple Civics

You probably took a government or civics class, but many of us still have questions about how it all works. WFYI's Simple Civics is here to help!

Southern Storytellers

Southern Storytellers

Celebrate Southern identity with contemporary creators of literature, music, film, and TV.

Human Footprint

Human Footprint

Explore the global impact of Earths most ingenious, destructive, and adaptable species.

A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

ART21

ART21

Art21 showcases today's contemporary visual artists and their groundbreaking creations.

Out in Rural America

Out in Rural America

Explore five LGBTQ+ stories from a cultural, social, familial and religious perspective.

Below the Belt: The Last Health Taboo

Below the Belt: The Last Health Taboo

Examine the problems in our healthcare system that disproportionately affect women.

D.I. Ray

D.I. Ray

D.I. Rachita Ray investigates the suspected honor killing of a young Muslim man.

Fire on the Hill: The Cowboys of South Central LA

Fire on the Hill: The Cowboys of South Central LA

The acclaimed story of urban cowboys from Compton and South Central Los Angeles.

Ridley

Ridley

Retired DI Alex Ridley is called back to advise on a complex case by his former protege.

American Masters

American Masters

American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

Wild Scandinavia

Wild Scandinavia

See Scandinavias epic landscapes full of fjords, magical forests and fiery volcanoes.

When We Dance

When We Dance

When We Dance introduces us to the joyful work of Kids Dance Outreach—or KDO.

Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March

Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March

Explore the fight against Asian American hate following the March 2021 mass shootings.

The Articulate Hour

The Articulate Hour

Artists and experts explore big ideas through a lens of arts, culture, and science.

Iconic America

Iconic America

In this new docuseries, David Rubenstein explores the meaning of Americas iconic symbols.

No Limits

No Limits

"No Limits" focuses on the hot topics of interest to Central Indiana residents.

KIB - Beautiful Moments

KIB - Beautiful Moments

For 40 years, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful has been creating and maintaining urban green spaces for the benefit of all. Every Friday afternoon at 4:44 through the end of August, 90.1 WFYI profiles one of these places with the Beautiful Moment series.

SOBER: Voices Of Recovery And Hope

SOBER: Voices Of Recovery And Hope

Addiction affects millions of Americans. At a live storytelling event held Aug. 14, 2018, Indiana community members who struggle with addiction shared their stories of life in recovery.

The Workaround

The Workaround

Stories of the difficult and sometimes shocking things people do to workaround the American healthcare system.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Hit the road for a tour through Great Britain as two celebrities search for treasures.

YOUTH v GOV

YOUTH v GOV

Follow 21 youth suing the U.S. government to protect their rights to a stable climate.

La Frontera with Pati Jinich

La Frontera with Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich, chef and James Beard Award-winning host, travels from Laredo to Brownsville.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Two lovers follow their hearts in a new adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel.

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

The successes of independent and feminist Marie Antoinette provoke jealousy and rivalry.

In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America

In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America

Inspired by Martin Luther King, rising from the riot-torn streets of Northern Ireland to enlist American Presidents from Carter to Clinton, this is the story of the extraordinary work of Nobel Prize-winner John Hume to harness and leverage US support to help to secure peace in Ireland.

The Path to Happily Ever After with Rajiv Nagaich

The Path to Happily Ever After with Rajiv Nagaich

The Path to Happily Ever After in retirement without going broke and without burdening your family.

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP: Accomplice Live!

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP: Accomplice Live!

Join the legendary guitarist and special guests for country, rock, blues and bluegrass.

DOUBLE DUMMY

DOUBLE DUMMY

DOUBLE DUMMY bridges the generation gap and explores the game of bridge and its growing popularity with younger generations. Move over Great British Baking Show, there are new kids in town!

2023 State of the State Address

2023 State of the State Address

Join us for special coverage of Governor Eric Holcomb's 2023 State of the State address.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke

Miss Scarlet & The Duke

Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders) stars in a six-part mystery.

Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science

Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science

Alan Lightman investigates how modern science helps us find our bearings in the cosmos.

First Contact: An Alien Encounter

First Contact: An Alien Encounter

Explore the dramatic story of an encounter with an extraterrestrial artifact.

POV | I Didn't See You There

POV | I Didn't See You There

When a circus tent goes up outside his Oakland apartment, a disabled filmmaker launches into a meditative journey exploring the history of freakdom, vision, and (in)visibility.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America

Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker.

Moments to Remember (My Music Presents)

Moments to Remember (My Music Presents)

Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault

Sick

Sick

Sick is a new podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy.

Weekend Sky Report

Weekend Sky Report

Matt Pelsor is an astronomy geek. He loves observing the stars, planets and other celestial objects that fill our night sky. With his help, you'll discover the magic of the skies, from streaking comets to harvest moons, in the Weekend Sky Report archives.

Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir

Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir

Celebrate Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir featuring the marvelous Kristin Chenoweth.

Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas

Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas

Mary Berry shares her ultimate Christmas feast with all the trimmings.

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

This documentary tells the story of Jewish songwriters who wrote classic Christmas songs.

In A Different Key

In A Different Key

How life turned out for the first child diagnosed with autism, and what acceptance means.

A Chef's Life

A Chef's Life

Each week, Chef Vivian Howard explores both traditional and modern applications of quintessential Southern ingredients.

Christmas at Belmont

Christmas at Belmont

Christmas at Belmont 2021 features Belmont University students performing holiday songs.

Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa Williams

Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa Williams

The American Pops Orchestra presents an evening celebrating the album of holiday classics.

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America

Welsh architect Jonathan Adams travels America to explore Frank Lloyd Wrights influence.

Tutankhamun: Allies & Enemies

Tutankhamun: Allies & Enemies

Explore the mysteries of King Tut's life and burial on the centennial of his tomb's opening.

Groundworks

Groundworks

California Native artists share their creative practices within the Land Back movement.

Annika

Annika

Nicola Walker (Unforgotten) stars as DI Annika Strandhed who juggles cases and a daughter.

Indiana Election Special

Indiana Election Special

As election results come in, what are the big issues driving Hoosier votes?

The Working Hungry

The Working Hungry

Hunger is everywhere in Indiana. Over 800,000 Hoosiers are food insecure.

2022 IPS School Board Candidates Forum

2022 IPS School Board Candidates Forum

Hear what school board candidates think about important educational issues and what they plan to do if elected.

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Enjoy a cultural and musical celebration of a wonderful, ancient tradition.

Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes

Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes

An intimate portrait of the quiet genius who brought the upright bass into the spotlight.

Indiana Secretary of State Debate 2022

Indiana Secretary of State Debate 2022

Candidates for Indiana Secretary of State debate ahead of the November 2022 election.

Becoming Frederick Douglass

Becoming Frederick Douglass

Discover how a man born into slavery became one of the nations most influential leaders.

2022 U.S. Senate Debate

2022 U.S. Senate Debate

Candidates for one of Indiana's senate seats meet to debate ahead of the 2022 election.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Meet the woman who repeatedly risked her life and freedom to liberate others from slavery.

Making Black America

Making Black America

Making Black America: Through the Grapevine chronicles organizations made by Black people.

Rivers of Life

Rivers of Life

Explore the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi rivers in this three-part series.

The Best We've Got: The Carl Erskine Story

The Best We've Got: The Carl Erskine Story

Celebrate the life of Hoosier sports icon and humanitarian ambassador Carl Erskine.

Facing Suicide

Facing Suicide

Explore the crisis of suicide, including risk factors and prevention strategies.

Everyday Engineering

Everyday Engineering

Meet several women in STEM careers and learn how they use science, technology, engineering and math in their everyday work!

Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride

Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride

Follow the Marsh pride as it battles for survival in Kenyas Maasai Mara Reserve.

Magpie Murders

Magpie Murders

A mystery author dies and a search for a missing chapter in his new book leads to murder.

Frankie Drake Mysteries

Frankie Drake Mysteries

PBS Passport presents: In 1920s Toronto, follow the citys only female private detectives.

Van der Valk

Van der Valk

Marc Warren stars in Van der Valk, an all-new series based on Nicolas Freelings legendary

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra at The Kennedy Center

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra at The Kennedy Center

The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra lifts spirits with music at The Kennedy Center.

Rise of the Bolsonaros

Rise of the Bolsonaros

Follow the controversial rise to victory of Brazils President Jair Bolsonaro.

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family

Explore an epic three-part series that charts the rise and fall of the Boleyn family.

PBS For The Arts

PBS For The Arts

Join us as we celebrate the resiliency of the arts in America.

COBRA

COBRA

Follow the British government committee COBRA as it overcomes a major national crisis.

The Green Planet

The Green Planet

Sir David Attenborough travels the globe to reveal the secret, incredible world of plants.

The Great Muslim American Road Trip

The Great Muslim American Road Trip

Follow a Muslim American couple on a cross-country journey along historic Route 66.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

A documentary about the mental health crisis among youth in America.

American Anthems

American Anthems

Celebrate the inspiring efforts of individuals facing extraordinary circumstances.

The Great American Recipe

The Great American Recipe

Ten talented home cooks compete in the national search for The Great American Recipe."

Don Quixote in Newark

Don Quixote in Newark

Dr. James Oleske and the battle against childhood AIDS.

Planet California

Planet California

A celebration of California's wildlife and wild places.

Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History

Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History

Author Edward E. Curtis IV explores the Arab American experience in Indianapolis.

Mark Twain Prize

Mark Twain Prize

Honoring the career and success of American's most entertaining comedy moguls.

Hotel Portofino

Hotel Portofino

Step into the 1920s at the Italian Riviera for drama and mystery in the aftermath of WWI.

Endeavour

Endeavour

Shaun Evans charms audiences with his portrayal of the cerebral Detective Constable Morse.

The Misty Experiment

The Misty Experiment

The combat mission's official name was Operation Commando Sabre because of its bold deployment of supersonic jet aircraft. Soon, however, this Air Force unit became better-known only by its radio call-sign, "Misty."

Colombia - Wild and Free

Colombia - Wild and Free

Explore the magnificent flora and fauna of Colombia.

They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

They Volunteered For This: Merrill's Marauders

Tom Brokaw narrates the tale of the most heroic and least talked about units in WWII.

Elvis and the USS Arizona

Elvis and the USS Arizona

The story of how one of music's biggest icons helped to establish a USS Arizona memorial.

Lucy Worsley Investigates

Lucy Worsley Investigates

Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history.

Inside the Vatican

Inside the Vatican

Gain unprecedented access to one of the most important places in the Christian world.

Ridley Road

Ridley Road

A Jewish spy fights for her life in a spellbinding new miniseries from MASTERPIECE.

We Remember: Songs of Survivors

We Remember: Songs of Survivors

Learn the stories of Holocaust survivors as songwriters turn them into original songs.

Sanditon

Sanditon

Jane Austen's final and incomplete novel comes to life in Sanditon.

The Trick

The Trick

True story of Philip Jones telling the cautionary tale of the 2009 Climate gate scandal.

Changing Planet

Changing Planet

Join Dr. M. Sanjayan for an environmental health check of Earths vulnerable habitats.

Big Sonia

Big Sonia

A poignant story of generational trauma and healing.

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Enjoy an intimate and heartfelt interview series hosted by author Kelly Corrigan.

Rise of the Nazis: Dictators at War

Rise of the Nazis: Dictators at War

This is the story of why dictatorships fail, and the hubris that nearly destroyed freedom.

Birch Bayh: American Senator

Birch Bayh: American Senator

Dive into the life and legacy of the pioneering Indiana legislator.

The Indy Super Bowl Legacy

The Indy Super Bowl Legacy

This series documents the impacts on Indianapolis communities from hosting the 2012 Super Bowl.

The Art of the Matter

The Art of the Matter

In the Art of the Matter archives, you can explore what "art" meant within the Central Indiana’s vibrant cultural scene through 2018.

Eat Drink Indiana Radio

Eat Drink Indiana Radio

On Eat Drink Indiana Radio, host Jolene Ketzenberger went into kitchens, fields and local markets to meet the chefs, farmers and food artisans who make a difference in Indiana.

Andrew Luck Book Club

Andrew Luck Book Club

Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck loves books so much he started his own book club.

Curious Mix

Curious Mix

WFYI’s arts reporter Jill Ditmire hosted this showcase of local artists and their work. Listen to the show archive to hear from writers, painters, musicians and more.

All IN

All IN

All IN is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people--to the latest news and to each other through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

Chamber Music Society Returns

Chamber Music Society Returns

The Chamber Music Society returns for its first concert since the start of the pandemic.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Explore the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential figures.

The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs

The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs

Alternately loved and reviled, Eugene Victor Debs was a passionate labor leader, a progressive political figure, and a formidable speaker in a time of great change in the United States.

The Bletchley Circle

The Bletchley Circle

In THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, a serial killer leaves behind a string of grisly murders in post-World War II London. The police prove to be of no help, so four extraordinary women use their unique skills to crack the case.

Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

Examine the life of the first woman and the first Iranian to receive the Fields Medal.

Bring Her Home

Bring Her Home

Bring Her Home follows three Indigenous women as they fight to vindicate and honor their missing and murdered relatives who have fallen victims to a growing epidemic across Indian country.

America ReFramed: Fannie Lou Hamer's America

America ReFramed: Fannie Lou Hamer's America

A portrait of a civil rights activist and the injustices in America that made her work essential.

Indiana Town Halls

Indiana Town Halls

Indiana Town Halls empowers citizen engagement through moderated conversations.

Beyond the Baton: A Conductor's Journey

Beyond the Baton: A Conductor's Journey

The story of Thomas Wilkins, one of the few remarkable African American conductors.

WBCN and The American Revolution

WBCN and The American Revolution

The amazing, untold story of the radical underground radio station WBCN.

Vienna Blood

Vienna Blood

A doctor and a detective team up to solve baffling cases in early 1900s Vienna.

Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

David Tennant stars in a new adaptation of Jules Vernes classic adventure novel.

Stars on Stage from Westport Country Playhouse

Stars on Stage from Westport Country Playhouse

Three Broadway favorites headline a brand-new PBS concert series.

Indiana State of the State

Indiana State of the State

The governor of Indiana provides an update to both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly.

Earth Emergency

Earth Emergency

This revealing film examines how human activity is setting off dangerous warming loops.

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

The hit drama centers on a great English estate on the cusp of a vanishing way of life.

Access and Independence

Access and Independence

Witness the stories of individuals who don’t let their different abilities keep them from achieving their goals

Craft In America

Craft In America

Explore the diverse craft heritage, traditions and innovations in the Golden State.

Live From Bradley Symphony Center: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Live From Bradley Symphony Center: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra celebrates its new season.

Lidia Celebrates America

Lidia Celebrates America

This holiday season, watch LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: OVERCOMING THE ODDS.

American Veteran

American Veteran

AMERICAN VETERAN traces the veteran experience across the arc of American history.

Grantchester

Grantchester

When a professor dies at a cutting-edge computer laboratory, Geordie turns to Leonard for assistance.

Baptiste

Baptiste

Tcheky Karyo revives his role as French detective Julien Baptiste in this spinoff of The

Da Ponte's Oratorio: A Concert for New York

Da Ponte's Oratorio: A Concert for New York

An Italian opera company restages an oratorio last performed in 1826.

Impossible Builds

Impossible Builds

Learn about some of the worlds most ambitious and technologically advanced buildings.

Elizabeth Is Missing

Elizabeth Is Missing

Glenda Jackson stars as Maud, a woman determined to find her missing friend Elizabeth.

Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival

Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival

Explore interviews and insights from some of the nation's most prolific literary voices.

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

Explore the lives and impact of the most transformative figures in modern history.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Lucy Worsley visits the incredible locations where Royal history was made.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali brings to life the boxing champion who became an inspiration across the globe

Future of Work

Future of Work

Is the promise of employment --part of the American Dream still the future of work?

Guilt

Guilt

A hit-and-run plunges brothers Max and Jake into a farcical cover-up.

Generation 9/11

Generation 9/11

Follow the stories of those who were born in the wake of a global tragedy.

No Harm: The Quiet Secret of Substance Use Recovery

No Harm: The Quiet Secret of Substance Use Recovery

Meet the people working front lines of the opioid crisis.

United We Dance

United We Dance

With in-person performances curtailed, top figures in ballet reflect on their careers.

Curiosity Club

Curiosity Club

Welcome to the Curiosity Club, a space where young kids can use their imagination to explore new ideas!

Icon: Music Through the Lens

Icon: Music Through the Lens

Join us on a thrill ride through the amazing world of music photography.

UniGov: The Turbulent Making of Modern Indianapolis

UniGov: The Turbulent Making of Modern Indianapolis

Explore the fight that shaped the future of Indiana's largest city.

Dreaming a City

Dreaming a City

A dramatized version of the events that turned Indianapolis into a modern city.

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Mysteries of Mental Illness explores the story of mental illness in science and society.

Human: The World Within

Human: The World Within

Explore the incredible universe inside each and every one of us.

Us

Us

Tom Hollander and Saskia Reeves star in an adaptation of David Nicholls' novel.

Amen! Music of the Black Church

Amen! Music of the Black Church

Explore the rich traditions, historical significance, and meaning of Black church music in a new concert film.

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on the one hundredth anniversary of the crime.

One Voice: The Songs We Share

One Voice: The Songs We Share

Join us for a show celebrating uniquely American music.

Inside the Met

Inside the Met

The largest art museum in the Americas prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday.

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Discover the story of a public health revolution that doubled the human lifespan.

Life at the Waterhole

Life at the Waterhole

Explore the drama as African wildlife flock to a manmade waterhole rigged with cameras.

Rebuilding the House of Stone

Rebuilding the House of Stone

Two Hoosier brothers who fought on opposite sides during the Civil War return home.

My Grandparents' War

My Grandparents' War

Follow leading Hollywood actors as they examine the impact of World War II on their family

Trouble at Lake Monroe

Trouble at Lake Monroe

Footage of a racial assault in the Indiana woods goes viral in the summer of 2020.

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Follow Greta Thunberg as she steps from behind the podium and onto the front lines.

The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

Live music and the spoken word combine to tell the story of the Great Migration.

A Writer's Roots: Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis

A Writer's Roots: Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis

Watch a director's cut of this WFYI documentary about the late Hoosier author, featuring a LIVE Q & A with Kurt's son Richard Vonnegut.

Bobby "Slick" Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier

Bobby "Slick" Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier

Bobby "Slick" Leonard is Indiana basketball. No one better embodies its toughness; no one better personifies its passion.

When My Time Comes

When My Time Comes

NPRs Diane Rehm explores the right-to-die movement in America.

Lead Paint: Indiana's Poisoned Children

Lead Paint: Indiana's Poisoned Children

The CDC estimates that 13,000 Hoosier children have elevated blood lead levels at any given time. Lead poisoning in the No. 1 most preventable environmental cause of illness in children. Learn where the danger hides and learn how to keep your family safe.

Atlantic Crossing

Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an eight-part drama.

Extinction: The Facts

Extinction: The Facts

David Attenborough explores the extinction crisis and how it drives pandemic diseases.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Follow four families as they travel into their futures to take a proactive look at aging.

Europe's New Wild

Europe's New Wild

Explore the resurgence of iconic wildlife and natural processes across Europe.

State of Higher Education Address

State of Higher Education Address

The Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education delivers the State of Education and Workforce address.

Onyxfest 2020: Written in Black

Onyxfest 2020: Written in Black

Enjoy highlights from OnyxFest 2020, a celebration of African-American playwrights.

The Black Church

The Black Church

An intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Legalize Being Black

Legalize Being Black

Hip-hop trio Native Sun present a composition addressing the Black Lives Matter movement.

Eva

Eva

At 10, Eva Mozes Kor survived experiments by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. At 50, she helped launch the biggest manhunt in history. After decades of pain and anger, Eva traveled the world to promote what her life journey taught: Peace. Humanity. Forgiveness.

The Long Song

The Long Song

A series based on Andrea Levys award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica.

PBS American Portrait

PBS American Portrait

What does it really mean to be an American today? Be heard and share your story now.

Celebrate Naptown

Celebrate Naptown

More than two dozen of Indys top musicians perform in a virtual Indy Jazz Fest concert.

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

See the mechanics of disaster relief from the heroes responding on the ground.

The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Explore the lives of three American lawyers who defend accused terrorists.

What's So Funny: A Judy O'Bannon Comedy Special

What's So Funny: A Judy O'Bannon Comedy Special

Judy O'Bannon explores what purpose humor has in our lives and what makes Hoosier's laugh.

The Natural Heritage of Indiana

The Natural Heritage of Indiana

From glaciers to two-story homes, this series documents Indiana's changing landscape.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Discover how the advent of the car brought African Americans new freedom but also dangers.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

Join Lucy Worsley for an exclusive tour of Londons most extraordinary palaces.

Virtual Block Party

Virtual Block Party

Indianapolis jazz musicians take the stage at the Jazz Kitchen in a virtual performance.

Optimizing Life

Optimizing Life

Explore the impact that lifestyle changes can make on personal health.

Ania's Song

Ania's Song

We each demonstrate our love in unique ways.

Festival of Carols

Festival of Carols

Soprano Sylvia McNair joins the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir for the Festival of Carols.

Diplomacy in a Dangerous World

Diplomacy in a Dangerous World

NPR's Steve Inskeep moderates a discussion with U.S. Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn about current threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and how the senators' framework can continue to reduce these dangers and inform global diplomacy.

Artrageous with Nate

Artrageous with Nate

Artrageous with Nate strives to educate and inspire creativity in elementary-aged children through interactive lessons in art, science and history.

A Ripple of Hope

A Ripple of Hope

A Ripple of Hope weaves together first-person accounts of the tumultuous day in 1968 in which Robert Kennedy delivered the news that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated to a crowd in Indianapolis. His extemporaneous speech brought a sense of peace to the city.

A Perfect Balance

A Perfect Balance

Through backstage interviews and stage rehearsals, some of the world's greatest dancers describe the dedication and discipline that goes into becoming an accomplished performer.

Conversations About Education

Conversations About Education

A series of public forums discussing the educational issues facing the Indianapolis community. Parents, educators and community leaders dig into the educational landscape and share options for improvement.

Baseball

Baseball

An American epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs.

The Children's Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five at 50

The Children's Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five at 50

Explore how Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel has affected American literature and culture.

New Years Day Local Marathon

New Years Day Local Marathon

Kick off the new year with some of the best WFYI programs produced right here in the heart of Indiana.

Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana

Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana

Explore Indianas 200-year history through the descendants of ordinary Hoosiers who lived through extraordinary times, while helping to shape the fabric of our state.

Thank You for the Challenge: The 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Thank You for the Challenge: The 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Forty of the world's most jaw-droppingly talented young violinists are invited to Indianapolis for the musical challenge of a lifetime.

Indiana Reading & Information Services - IRIS Radio

Indiana Reading & Information Services - IRIS Radio

IRIS encourages and supports local organizations in their mission to help those with disabilities access and connect to the world around them. This is a collection of interviews recorded in the IRIS studio and made available to IRIS Listeners, the print-impaired of Indiana.

Country Music

Country Music

Explore the history of country music from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it Americas Music.

Benjamin Harrison: President at the Crossroads

Benjamin Harrison: President at the Crossroads

Explore the life of President Benjamin Harrison.

Economic Club of Indiana

Economic Club of Indiana

WFYI Public Radio has partnered with the Economic Club of Indiana to record and broadcast presentations from the club's monthly luncheons.

Recharged: The Art of Creative Renewal

Recharged: The Art of Creative Renewal

Since its launch in 1999, more than 400 grants have been awarded the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, a two-year, $10,000 grant for artists and administrators. Explore what this means for our artists and our city.

Veteran Children

Veteran Children

Explore the remarkable strengths, challenges, and perspectives of America's military children. The film provides a unique lens as families and children tell us their own stories in their own words.

Happier Birth Days

Happier Birth Days

Learn from a panel of experts as they share ways to improve health outcomes for black mothers and babies.

The Takeover

The Takeover

The Takeover is a new radio documentary about Indiana's radical move to save failing schools. WFYI education reporter Eric Weddle explores the promise of school turnaround and the effects of a state takeover of four Indianapolis public schools.

Courage, Brains and Muscle: Our Environmental Champions

Courage, Brains and Muscle: Our Environmental Champions

Former First Lady Judy OBannon travels the state in search of environmental champions, discovering creative individuals who are successfully improving sustainability and reducing pollution in Indiana.

Carmel Dads' Club: Spirit of a Community

Carmel Dads' Club: Spirit of a Community

Learn Carmel Dads' Club helped grow the city from a one-stoplight farming community to one of the top places to live in the nation.

Mobile Cyclist

Mobile Cyclist

Join native Hoosier Anthony Barr as he discovers the best bike shops, events, destinations and bike-friendly businesses in cities and towns across the country.

What People Are Saying About WFYI

What People Are Saying About WFYI

WFYI members share what keeps them tuning in and supporting the station they love.

WFYI Presents The Great American Read with Andrew Luck & John Green

WFYI Presents The Great American Read with Andrew Luck & John Green

Andrew Luck and John Green, two of Indianapolis' most notable figures, delighted hundreds of fans during a recent, wide-ranging conversation on reading, writing, football and more, and now you can see how all the fun unfolded.

Vision Beyond Sight

Vision Beyond Sight

Hosted by James Michaels, Bosma VP of Program Services and Chris Dunlavy, Bosma Programs Outreach & Education Coordinator. James and Chris provide information about Bosma's assistive technology and personalized programs.

Richard Lugar: Reason's Quiet Warrior

Richard Lugar: Reason's Quiet Warrior

Explore the life and times of Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

How did the U.S. get into its current #opioid epidemic, and what are some possible solutions for dealing with the crisis?

Native Art Now!

Native Art Now!

Examine the evolution of Native contemporary art over the last 25 years.

The Past in the Present

The Past in the Present

Explore Indianapolis' historic preservation movement and how it's shaped the city & state.

9000 Miles

9000 Miles

Indiana is 9,000 miles from Vietnam. That may seem far away, but for many the Vietnam War remains close to home.

Waves of Fortune: China's Maritime Silk Road

Waves of Fortune: China's Maritime Silk Road

Anthropologist Ian McIntosh explores the vast history of China's Silk Road and reveals links between the past and the present.

When Kids Wrote the Headlines, The Children's Express, Y-Press Story

When Kids Wrote the Headlines, The Children's Express, Y-Press Story

From 1990 to 2012, more than 1,750 young Hoosiers ages 10 to 18 learned the craft of gathering information and presenting it in print and broadcast reports that were used by The Indianapolis Star, WFYI and other media outlets.

Welcome Home: The International State of Indiana with Judy O'Bannon

Welcome Home: The International State of Indiana with Judy O'Bannon

Former First Lady of Indiana, Judy O'Bannon, explores the many communities that make up the Hoosier state's rich and vibrant national and ethnic diversity.

Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers

Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers

Thousands of "low head" dams are scattered across our country, and while the name implies low hazard/low impact, nothing could be further from the truth.

The Building Blocks of Our Future

The Building Blocks of Our Future

Hear from local and national experts, and visit preschools in Marion and Indianapolis, to discover what high quality early education means.

Butler ArtsFest

Butler ArtsFest

WFYI brings you these recaps of the Butler ArtsFest.

Attucks: The School That Opened a City

Attucks: The School That Opened a City

WFYI Public Media and Ted Green Films are teaming up to illuminate the story of Crispus Attucks High School and its students.

Tusker Tales

Tusker Tales

Enjoy a storytelling event celebrating AMPATH, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated, Indiana University-led global health program in Kenya.

India: Beauty, Mystery, Energy and Endurance

India: Beauty, Mystery, Energy and Endurance

Join Judy O'Bannon as she steps into the joyful whirlwind of beauty, mystery and inexhaustible energy that calls itself India.

The Temple Makers

The Temple Makers

Follow the construction of the Hindu Temple of Central Indiana and see how a building goes from a simple block structure to a holy temple.

Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana...anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud.

When The World Answered

When The World Answered

In this WFYI Production, explore the Herculean efforts to save and restore the artwork of Florence after massive flooding destroyed many of the cities priceless treasures nearly fifty years ago.

Spirit & Place Essays

Spirit & Place Essays

WFYI has partnered with the Spirit & Place Festival to present a series of powerful stories on how RISK has shaped the lives of some famous and lesser known Hoosiers.

Leaves of Change

Leaves of Change

Travel to China with WFYI as we explore hand-harvested tea on breathtaking mountainside plantations, exotic ceremonies in exclusive members-only tea houses, and more.

Indiana Trailblazers

Indiana Trailblazers

This WFYI documentary shows the heroes who blazed the trail for justice across the state and nation, exploring the pivotal issues and events that affected the African-American community in Indiana before, during and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Fireworks 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Fireworks 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Filmed at the 2014 International Violin Competition in Indianapolis by a WFYI crew, this documentary takes you behind-the-scenes of this competition as it culminates in the launching of a concert violinist's career.

American Graduate

American Graduate

American Graduate: Lets Make It Happen is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to help students stay on the path to graduation and future success.

Veterans Coming Home: Healing Arts

Veterans Coming Home: Healing Arts

See the inspiring stories of Hoosier veterans who are using art to help transform their war experiences into hope and healing.

Spirit & Place Public Conversation

Spirit & Place Public Conversation

The Spirit & Place Public Conversation is an on-stage dialogue featuring three nationally-known speakers from the worlds of arts, civics, and religion.

Ravel Rousers: The Reimagining of 'Daphnis et Chloe'

Ravel Rousers: The Reimagining of 'Daphnis et Chloe'

In June, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dance Kaleidoscope and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir presented the fully-staged version of Maurice Ravel's symphonic ballet "Daphnis et Chloe," considered one of the composer's greatest masterpieces.

International School at 20: Global Lessons in Education

International School at 20: Global Lessons in Education

For two decades, the International School of Indiana has built a solid reputation as an institution that prepares students to succeed in an increasingly interconnected global landscape.

The Fringe Factor: Ten Years Onstage with IndyFringe

The Fringe Factor: Ten Years Onstage with IndyFringe

Take an affectionate look back and forward as IndyFringe celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Little Children, Big Returns

Little Children, Big Returns

This new documentary from WFYI takes a look at why it makes economic sense for Indiana to invest in state-funded early childhood education.

The Lingnan Spirit: Education for Service

The Lingnan Spirit: Education for Service

Explore Lingnan University's value of Education for Service and how this mission firmly links the East with the West in this WFYI documentary.

Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Growing grapes, making wine and doing the work of God in the Cherry Capital of the World.

Dinosphere Today: An Across Indiana Special

Dinosphere Today: An Across Indiana Special

In celebration of Dinosphere's 10th anniversary, WFYI is re-airing the original Dinosphere documentary, followed by an update on the remarkable new exhibits - Leonardo, a mummified dinosaur, and the mysterious Draco Rex Hogwartsia - hosted by Michael Atwood.

Lee and Richard Hamilton: Conversations with a Politician and a Pastor

Lee and Richard Hamilton: Conversations with a Politician and a Pastor

Brothers Lee and Richard Hamilton talk about a wealth of issues -- war and the atomic bomb, politics versus policy, growing up with a pastor father and more.

When Every River Turned Against Us

When Every River Turned Against Us

The Great 1913 Flood caused more than $100 billion in damage over 15 states, and by washing out bridges, roads and railroads, the flood brought America's Crossroads and all states that depend on it, to a standstill.

Legacy: Desmond Tutu in Indianapolis

Legacy: Desmond Tutu in Indianapolis

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was on hand as Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary celebrated the creation of the Desmond Tutu Center. The Nobel Prize winner spoke to the crowd at Clowes Memorial Hall.

Fleeced - Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse

Fleeced - Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse

See what can happen to older adults when their trust is undermined by con artists out to steal their pensions, savings and homes.

The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50

The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50

Celebrate the history of this unique institution, with interviews from celebrities such as Bela Fleck and André Watts.

Five Voices

Five Voices

Judy O'Bannon and four dear friends take part in a free-wheeling conversation.

First In, Last Out: A History of Fighting Fire in Indianapolis

First In, Last Out: A History of Fighting Fire in Indianapolis

Firefighters uphold and exemplify these values through their public service. These selfless men and women are an essential part of any community. This is the story of the Indianapolis Fire Department, its past, its present and its future.

Power to the People

Power to the People

In the summer of 2012, 32 Hoosier volunteers, including 28 rural electric linemen, traveled to a remote mountain area of Guatemala. Their mission: to bring electricity to three villages located in beautiful, but treacherous terrain near the Mexican border.

Ancient Treatments New Practices

Ancient Treatments New Practices

Travel to Guangzhou, China to see how traditional medical continue to have relevance for practitioners all over the world.

Young Stars of Ballet

Young Stars of Ballet

In this performance documentary, some of the world's premiere pre-professionals take the stage - not in competition, but in a professional performance with some of the stars of the ballet world in a special presentation by the Indianapolis City Ballet.

C.S.I. Shakespeare

C.S.I. Shakespeare

In spring 2012, the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI presented the world premiere of a lost 400-year old play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, "The History of Cardenio." This half-hour documentary highlights the 20-year effort by world-renowned Shakespeare scholar and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University, Dr. Gary Taylor, to recreate the play, filtering old texts through modern high-tech databases to reconstruct the original.

Take 2

Take 2

This is the story about the long-time jazz partnership of saxophonist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen.

East Treats West

East Treats West

China is often seen as a land in cultural conflict with itself, as millennia of ancient practices meet head-on with life in the 21st century. Nowhere is this more apparent than the multi-faceted area of medical practice. Today the Indiana University School of Medicine works closely with Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, exchanging knowledge, students, and teachers.

Second Chances: What Can Happen When a Barn Lives Again

Second Chances: What Can Happen When a Barn Lives Again

The landscape of rural Indiana is punctuated by hundreds, maybe thousands, of old wooden barns, and each has a story to tell.

For Gold and Glory

For Gold and Glory

Set against a backdrop of racial unrest in the region during the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, this annual auto race offered African-American drivers and mechanics a venue for competition at a time when social prejudice prevented many blacks from taking part in motor sports events.

In Endless Song: 20 Years of the Indianapolis Children's Choir

In Endless Song: 20 Years of the Indianapolis Children's Choir

Singers in the Indianapolis Children's Choir, the largest children's choir program in the country, are from all different socioeconomic backgrounds. But, they have one thing in common. They all love to sing, and through the instruction they receive, they sing beautifully.

Open Door: China in Indiana

Open Door: China in Indiana

Ties between Indiana and China are growing stronger - and faster - with each passing year. While many Hoosiers may not immediately see the growth of Chinese culture here, others are immersing themselves in it, in the name of business, art and even love.

Path Breakers: 10 Years of the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Art

Path Breakers: 10 Years of the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Art

This locally-produced special highlights the 10th anniversary of the biennial Eiteljorg Museum Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, presented by Lilly Endowment. The Fellowship, provides support and national visibility for Native American artists.

Return of the Cicadas

Return of the Cicadas

This original local documentary produced in association with the Indiana University Research and Teaching Preserve follows the life cycle of Brood X, which made its momentous ascension in the spring of 2004. It accounted for one of the largest insect outbreaks on Earth.

Together in Peace: The Making of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Peace Walk

Together in Peace: The Making of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Peace Walk

Documentary producer Kim Jacobs follows the creation of The Peace Walk along the Cultural Trail. Thursday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. on WFYI 1.

Transformation: Old Building, New Life

Transformation: Old Building, New Life

"Transformation: Old Building, New Life" chronicles the dramatic restoration of the former Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Indianapolis (cornerstone laid in 1891) into the 21st Century home of Indiana Landmarks.

The Wabash: Life on the Bright White River

The Wabash: Life on the Bright White River

The Wabash is Indiana's river. Its story of beauty and inspiration, of exploration and discovery, is the story of how we became who we are, both as a state...and as a nation.

Well Done, Indiana

Well Done, Indiana

At the start of the American Civil War in April 1861, the Federal government sent out a call to every state in the North, seeking volunteers to fight for the Union. Indiana was quick to respond. In total, about 200,000 Hoosiers volunteered to fight during the course of the war.

Full Circle: The Life and Times of Edgar Whitcomb

Full Circle: The Life and Times of Edgar Whitcomb

From his dramatic escape out of the Philippines during World War II to abandoning politics for the thrills of sailing solo around the world, Edgar Whitcomb, Indiana's 43rd governor, is an explorer with an independence that makes him a truly unconventional and unique Hoosier.

When Did I Get Old? Reflections on Aging Today

When Did I Get Old? Reflections on Aging Today

Our retirement years: this is the time of life when people begin to refer to us (whether we like it or not!) as "the elderly," or as "older adults," or as "senior citizens." A lot of what happens to us during this time is good, and yet lots of people have lots to say about the "not so good" side of our so-called "golden years" as well.

The Journey Home: Celebrating 25 Years of Habitat for Humanity in Greater Indianapolis

The Journey Home: Celebrating 25 Years of Habitat for Humanity in Greater Indianapolis

For 25 years, Habitat for Humanity has been providing low-income individuals and families in Indianapolis the life-changing opportunity to purchase and own simple, quality, affordable homes.

Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers

Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers

"Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers" is an account of the humble driver servants and their more than 20 years of service to our state. So much more than just tire changes and gas fill-ups, the Hoosier Helpers are risking their lives everyday in order to keep Indiana's motorists moving along our interstates as safely as possible.

All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities

All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities

In November 2011, BHI held a statewide conference, linking community leaders with state and national healthcare experts. "All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities" allowed the viewer to be a part of this lively exchange

Naptown to Super City

Naptown to Super City

How did this happen? How did a city, so dead in the mid 1960s that pigeons were hunted with shotguns in the middle of downtown, morph into a metropolis vibrant enough to attract the biggest media event in the world, the Super Bowl?

Journey of the Beams

Journey of the Beams

Two steel beams were escorted in a procession across New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio by thousands of motorcyclists. Interstates were shut down while they passed. Word of mouth brought thousands more to bridges and overpasses to see them. Their destination and final resting place: Indianapolis.

Digital_Man/Digital_World

Digital_Man/Digital_World

Only a few decades ago, computers filled entire rooms, and consumed enough electricity to power over 100 households. The Digital Equipment Corporation transformed the entire industry, making computers smaller, less expensive and more accessible. DEC's founder, Ken Olsen, led the revolution, and in the process developed innovations that became the basic principles of the Information Age.

Self Sacrifice: A Son, A Soldier, A Suicide

Self Sacrifice: A Son, A Soldier, A Suicide

In June of 2009, Chancellor Keesling, son of Indianapolis residents Gregg and Jannett Keesling, took his own life while serving with the Army Reserve in Iraq. Since then the family has been engaged in its own kind of combat, fighting a battle against doubt, guilt, grief, uncertainty... and an overwhelming sense of loss.

Hoosier Veterans: Faces of War

Hoosier Veterans: Faces of War

The Indianapolis Star and WFYI Indiana veteran's service in an unforgettable tribute.

John Wooden: They Call Him Coach

John Wooden: They Call Him Coach

Host Scott Hoke interviews former Purdue basketball coach Gene Keady and biographer and collaborator Steve Jamison about John Wooden's impact on the game of basketball, and his status as an American icon.

Inspiration Cast in Bronze: A Communities Building Community Special

Inspiration Cast in Bronze: A Communities Building Community Special

This special takes a look at why society honors and remembers people with bronze or stone statues. The focus is on sculptors Raymond Graf and Kenneth Ryden as they create bronze memorials to former Gov. Frank O'Bannon (1930-2003), which will be displayed in Corydon's town square and at the Statehouse Rotunda.

Indiana Eugenics

Indiana Eugenics

A five-part news series on history of Eugenics in Indiana.

Indiana Expeditions with Rick Crosslin

Indiana Expeditions with Rick Crosslin

Join Rick Crosslin, one of Indiana's most honored and respected science teachers, on a journey to discover how real science impacts our lives every day. A science program for students in grades 3-8.

Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business explores virtues such as Respect, Courage, Patience, Discipline, Compassion, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, and others, and how these virtues, when put into practice, can reshape priorities, elevate organizational vision and mission, and strengthen economic and social parameters.

Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply

Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply

In Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply, we'll unlock the mysteries of where our water comes from, and where it goes once it disappears down the drain. And, we'll witness real-life stories of the challenges people face - and overcome - in their efforts to bring clean water to their communities.

Festival of Friends: An Offering in Four Quaker Voices

Festival of Friends: An Offering in Four Quaker Voices

Festival of Friends presents four nationally-known artists - singer/songwriter Carrie Newcomer, and authors J. Brent Bill, Philip Gulley, and Scott Russell Sanders - for a delightful evening of story, song, essay, and humor, inspired by the rich Quaker tradition of finding the wondrous and sacred within the ordinary and everyday.

Forests at Work: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Forests at Work: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Indiana Expeditions host Rick Crosslin investigates the way our forests are managed in Indiana.

The Game Changers

The Game Changers

The Game Changers is the story of a unique initiative to transform American classrooms by focusing on teachers and the universities charged with training them.

A Gathering of Heroes

A Gathering of Heroes

A Gathering of Heroes is the story of a reunion of a group of 60 Hoosier World War II veterans - most of who had never met. They came together during the unusually hot summer of 2005 for a 15-hour cross-country bus trek to the nation's capital to see the memorial...their memorial.

The Hope Givers

The Hope Givers

The Hope Givers, follows a group of Hoosiers as it makes the journey to the L'Heure Joyeuse clinic half-a-world away in Morocco, bringing with them a message of help and of hope. It is a message born from the optimism of the Heartland and carried by Hoosier hands willing to work for change.

Invisible Women: Forgotten Artists of Florence

Invisible Women: Forgotten Artists of Florence

Invisible Women sheds light on groundbreaking women artists of Florence and their virtually unknown works. It also points to the rediscovery and restoration of these works as the guiding forces behind rescuing the art of Florence's forgotten women artists.

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange takes viewers to fascinating places around the world and introduces them to people who are finding new ways to use mind, body and spirit to help change their world for the better. Through these travels, viewers will have the opportunity to explore issues that are relevant to all of us in this newly evolving global community.

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget is a personal recollection of World War II from the unique perspective of Columbus, Indiana resident Gustav Potthoff, a survivor of the Japanese slave labor camp responsible for the building of the notorious bridge over the River Kwai.

Naturally Indiana

Naturally Indiana

Set against a backdrop of changing seasons, Naturally Indiana is a spectacular journey through the state's four major eco-regions: Tallgrass Prairie (Central), Great Lakes (Northwest), Tillplain (North Central) and Low Plateau (Southern Indiana).

Outside the Box

Outside the Box

How much do you really know about charter schools and how they operate? Join us for Outside the Box, a documentary that will help you better understand how charter schools operate and learn why some say charters are helping raise the bar on what is possible in education.

Peregrinos (Pilgrims): A Musical Journey

Peregrinos (Pilgrims): A Musical Journey

Take a musical journey with Gabriela Frank as she defines her time in Indianapolis through the rhythms and stories of its people. An orchestral piece with a touch of Latin flavor, Peregrinos is a pilgrimage into the changing landscape of Indianapolis, described by Gabriela as a "surprisingly diverse, very Latino city."

Reclaiming the American Dream

Reclaiming the American Dream

Despite the economic traumas of the past few years, the American Dream of home ownership is still possible - with appropriate preparedness. Reclaiming the American Dream profiles real people with profound stories of their journeys toward their dream.

Rich Lives

Rich Lives

Rich Lives explores the world of 20th century homemakers, in a stage presentation by Rita Kohn based upon an oral history compiled by Eleanor Arnold. Arnold crafted "Voices of American Homemakers" from interviews with more than 200 women in the mid-20th century.

Search and Rescue: Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage

Search and Rescue: Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage

Search and Rescue Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage explores the preservation of artifacts from the environment of prehistoric times, actual techniques in practice in the adaptive reuse of rural buildings today, and the strengths of community in rural life.

Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story

Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story

With stunning footage and imagery and interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Oscar Robertson, Julius Erving, Reggie Miller and many others, Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story brings to life one of the most amazing sports stories never told.

Wind Chimes and Promises

Wind Chimes and Promises

The dramatization of Wind Chimes and Promises relates the memories between the Knox family's arrival in Indianapolis in 1919 and the 16th birthday of Prudence Knox Adair, the narrator, in 1926.

Wings Over Indiana: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Wings Over Indiana: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Host Rick Crosslin travels across the state, as well as to the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in California, to look at Indiana's connections to the history and science of aviation. The show will profile astronauts and aviators, some as young as 13-years old.

Leadership Lessons Learned

Leadership Lessons Learned

Leadership Lessons Learned is a collection of short essays by Central Indiana community leaders that provide insight, information and inspiration.

Compadre Huashayo

Compadre Huashayo

Compadre Huashayo is the first western classical composition ever designed for South America's native instrumentation. Follow the story of how this custom-designed classical composition came to be.

Indiana Prepares

Indiana Prepares

Indiana Prepares, a documentary by WFYI, focuses on the two main pillars of preparedness: First responders, and Indiana hospitals.

Bill Hudnut: Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations

Bill Hudnut: Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations

Perhaps no one is more associated with the revitalization of downtown Indianapolis than William Hudnut, the "Minister Mayor." Now, in the twilight of his remarkable life and career, he sat down with John Krull of WFYI's No Limits to reflect on what has gone before and to ponder what lies ahead.

Dropping in with Mark Montieth

Dropping in with Mark Montieth

Mark Montieth sits down with three team members of the 1954 Milan basketball team, whose championship run inspired the movie Hoosiers.

Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered

Simon Russell Beale uncovers the romance and betrayals of The Winter's Tale and shows that in this play Shakespeare offers something for which everyone longs: the ability to make amends for an irreversible mistake.