Learning on the Big Screen

The Michigan Learning Channel is now available through your antenna on ALL Michigan PBS stations! Check for your channel number below.  View how to rescan your TV below to view the channel. The grid below displays the general schedule. View the detailed schedule for June 2024.

Programming Block Schedule

MLC Schedule organized by time block

How to Rescan

If you use an antenna to watch PBS on your television over-the-air, then you will need to rescan your tv to receive the Michigan Learning Channel.

Instructions for Rescanning

  1. Press the menu button on your remote.
  2. In your TV’s menu, look for the channel setup option.
  3. Select antenna or tuner.
  4. Start a new scan.
  5. Every TV is different, so what you see on your screen may not exactly match the steps above. If you run into trouble, please refer to your TV’s product manual, or contact the TV manufacturer for clearer directions specific to your device.

All Michigan PBS stations now have the channel available, check for your channel number below.  The channel will be available on cable or satellite channels at a later date.  You can visit the Live TV stream at anytime from anywhere in Michigan. 

Find Your Channel

See channel numbers for antenna users and for Charter Cable customers.


Alpena – Channel 6.4
Cadillac – Channel 27.4
Manistee – Channel 21.4
Mt. Pleasant – Channel 14.4
Region-wide Charter Cable – Channel 195

WDCQ Delta College Public Media

Bay City – Channel 19.5


Grand Rapids – Channel 35.6
Kalamazoo – Channel 52.6


East Lansing – Channel 23.5
Ovid Charter Cable – Channel 194
Litchfield Charter Cable – Channel 195


Marquette – Antenna Channel 13.4
Marquette – Charter Cable Channel 197
Sault Ste Marie Charter Cable – Channel 198

WTVS Detroit Public Television

Detroit – Channel 56.5


South Bend, Ind. – Channel 34.5

Map of Michigan showing MLC's channel number by region.