Support WGTE TV

By supporting WGTE TV, you are showing your support for educational, informative and entertaining programs that are not found anywhere else. And with the variety of program genres that WGTE offers – local and national news and public affairs, drama and musical theater, science and exploration, how-to programs, and award-winning children’s programs – the opportunity exists to target a message to the demographic you want to reach.

It's the generosity and commitment of our Business Partners that enable us to provide our viewers and listeners — your customers, potential customers, and employees — with the high-caliber programs they've come to expect from WGTE.

  • Every week, WGTE TV reaches over 400,000 viewers.1
  • 28% of the viewing audience in our region watches WGTE TV each week. That is the highest percentage in the state of Ohio.
  • PBS was rated educators’ favorite among all major television providers, on both cable and broadcast television. Educators also chose PBS as the top source of video in the classroom, putting PBS ahead of Discovery, the History Channel and Nickelodeon.4
  • PBS is again #1 in public trust, with 49% trusting PBS a great deal. Second in trust are “courts of law.”5
  • PBS again ranks second in tax value among 20 federally funded services and institutions, with 23% stating it an excellent value for their tax dollars. Military defense is again #1 in excellent value.5
  • Once again, Americans have stated that they are more satisfied with programs on PBS compared to cable and commercial broadcast. Thirty-eight percent stated they were “very satisfied” with PBS programs.5
  • PBS remains the network with the most trusted news and public affairs programs, with 41% trusting its programs a great deal.5
  • Four out of five Americans believe that the money given to PBS stations from government, corporations and individuals is money well spent.5

1 Source: Nielsen Station Index, May 2005
2 Source: PBS Station Audience Report, February 2005
4 Source: 2005 Educators Survey, Grunwald Associates
5 Source: 2005 Opinion Poll on PBS, Roper Public Affairs & Media