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PBS Reno Create is First Create® TV Station in Nation to go High Definition

RENO, NV (APRIL 23, 2020) – PBS Reno is proud to announce its secondary channel, PBS Reno Create, is the first Create® TV station in the nation to broadcast an array of popular how-to programs in high definition. PBS Reno Create includes public television favorites and specials on food, travel, home and garden, arts and crafts, fitness and other lifestyle interests.

“PBS Reno is a recognized leader in our industry,” said Kurt Mische, PBS Reno President and CEO. “Our Create channel was the first of the additional digital channels in the Reno market to achieve significant ratings. Now, it is the first in the nation to broadcast its outstanding programs in HD. This is another of the many ways we delight in serving our region and we are proud to serve in this way. We know our viewers and donors will enjoy the great programs on PBS Reno Create even more in HD.”

PBS Reno launched Create TV locally in January of 2006 to serve viewers’ increasing interest in these “do-it-yourself” programs. Create was designed for around-the-clock broadcast of the most popular lifestyle and how-to programming seen on public television, where lifestyle programming got its start.

Popular programs found on PBS Reno Create include Rick Steves’, America’s Test Kitchen, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, Lidia’s Kitchen, P. Allen Smith Garden to Home, This Old House, Best of Sewing and PBS Reno’s own series Wild Nevada,along with so much more.

PBS Reno Create can be viewed over the air on channel 5.2 or on Charter Spectrum channel 184.

About Create® TV
Create reaches more than 86% of US television households, with 44 million viewers annually nationwide. The channel is produced and distributed by APT, WNET New York and WGBH Boston in association with NETA and PBS. On the Create YouTube channel you’ll find thousands of videos from Create’s hosts featuring the best in public television’s programs about cooking, travel, home and garden, arts & crafts and fitness.

About PBS Reno

As of January 2020, PBS Reno is watched by more than 122,000 people and more than 79,000 households weekly in central and northern Nevada and northeastern California, with additional viewership on multicast channels Reno Create and PBS KIDS Reno. PBS Reno channels are also available on cable, satellite services, and via livestream on YouTube TV. PBS Reno provides PBS national programming and award-winning, locally-produced content. provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at watch.PBSReno.orgthat streams all locally-produced content and most PBS national content. PBS Reno serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services including Ready To Learn Workshops that bring classroom lessons to life. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, PBS Reno has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.


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