WTVI is a public television station offering a mix of various programs and services designed to inform, educate and entertain. Based in Charlotte, N.C., it reaches out to 13 county areas in both North and South Carolina. The firm provides award-winning children's programs over 50 hours per week. Such programs are safe, nonviolent, educational and entertaining and provide social skills and role models. WTVI is a state-of-the-art, high-definition television production complex and is associated with Public Broadcasting Service.