As the autumn leaves fall and holiday cheer begins to brew, we're here to warm your heart with exciting updates and important news!

Learn about our role in the upcoming Carol of Lights celebration, our giveaway opportunities, and find out what happened at our recent Give Back Day at Good Line Beer Co. event!

This year, December Pledge starts November 24th and ends December 3rd. Remember that your financial support empowers us to deliver quality public media for West Texas. In this season of giving, we deeply appreciate your generous contribution. Join us in supporting Texas Tech Public Media with your meaningful donation.

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NOV 24 - DEC 3

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Carol of Lights

Why suffer the the cold weather and big crowds when you can enjoy the magic of Carol of Lights from the comfort of your own home?

Texas Tech Public Media will be broadcasting this year's event LIVE on PBS, channel 5! All you need to do is simply relax and enjoy the festivities while sitting on your couch, wrapped in a warm blanket. We also highly recommend sipping on a warm cup of hot cocoa (with marshmallows, of course).

Select this "Mister Rogers Sweater Mug" as a thank you gift when you donate to support Texas Tech Public Media!

The 65th Annual Carol of Lights will serve as the official closing ceremony for Texas Tech's Centennial Celebration on December 2, starting at 7:00 p.m. Get ready for a fantastic evening for all ages as we celebrate the start of Texas Tech's second century!

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While you prepare to watch the Carol of Lights centennial celebration on PBS, be sure to tune in at 6:00 p.m. on December 2 to watch Texas Tech Public Media's centennial documentary, "From Here... A Texas Tech Story." You can also stream it now on PBS Passport!

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Johnny Cash - Ticket Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who participated in our ticket giveaway for a chance to see Johnny Cash - The Official Concert Experience at The Buddy Holly Hall on November 18, 2023. Congratulations to all of our lucky winners!

If you did not get a chance to enter this giveaway, don't worrythere are plenty more opportunities to come!

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra - Ticket Giveaways

We have frequent opportunities for you to win tickets to see the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra perform at local venues like The Buddy Holly Hall and LHUCA!

Want to win tickets to see performances by the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra? Follow us on Instagram and keep an eye out for our next giveaway!

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Give Back Day at Good Line

Texas Tech Public Media and Good Line Beer Co. recently teamed up to host a successful Give Back Day at Good Line event that launched our NPR Fall Fund Drive!

The event featured the release of Good Line’s specially brewed coffee porter, "Morning Edition,” which is still available for purchase at Good Line along with tote bags that were specially designed for the occasion.

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Although we sold out of camper mugs at the Give Back Day event, you can still support our station when you purchase Morning Edition beer cans and tote bags at Good Line Beer Co.

Thank you for coming out to support your favorite local NPR station, KTTZ 89.1 FM!

If you value your local public radio station, KTTZ 89.1 FM, consider donating today!

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Listen to local shows on 89.1 FM:


Death in Brittania

Two new SECRETS OF THE DEAD arrive this month. In Death in Brittania (Wednesday, November 1 @ 9:00 p.m.), A crucified skeleton dating back to the Roman occupation of Britain is found.


Inside the Uvalde Response

FRONTLINE: Inside the Uvalde Response (Tuesday, November 7 @ 9:00 p.m.) reconstructs the timeline of events at Robb Elementary, and the lessons learned. 

A Town Called Victoria

Arson strikes a mosque in south Texas, and a community faces a reckoning.

A Town Called Victoria, debuts Monday, November 13 @ 8:00 p.m., and concludes Tuesday, November 14 @ 9:00 p.m. 


Making Shakespeare:

The First Folio

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Making Shakespeare: The First Folio celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio.

It airs Friday, November 17 @ 8:00 p.m. 

POV: Wisdom Gone Wild

POV: Wisdom Gone Wild premieres Monday, November 20 @ 9:00 p.m. A filmmaker records her mom’s journey through dementia. 


Groundbreakers (Tuesday, November 21 @ 7:00 p.m.) profiles female athletes who broke barriers on and off the playing field. Billie Jean King views her “Battle of the Sexes” match with Bobby Riggs in 1973


The Princes in the Tower

THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER (November 22 @ 9:00 p.m.) examines history’s greatest cold-case mystery. 


The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas changed the country and how journalism covered live events. JFK: BREAKING THE NEWS (Thursday, November 23 @ 8:00 p.m.) follows how reporters on the scene responded to the tragedy. 

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Additional kids’ programming is available on the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel on 5.3.

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RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service

MASTERPIECE Unforgotten | Season 5 | Streaming September 3

The first case for DCI Jessica James and her team is the discovery of human remains in a newly renovated period property in Hammersmith, West London. It looks like a murder dating back to the 1930s, but could the body have been disposed of in more recent times? There are baffling questions that need answering and DCI Jessica James will need to be at the top of her game. Can she work with DS Sunny Khan to work out what has happened?

Binge all six episodes of this series starting on the night of its broadcast premiere with Passport. 

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Call the Midwife Holiday Specials | Season 9-12 | Streaming November 25

Ahead of the Season 13 Call the Midwife Holiday Special broadcast premiere on 12/25/23, there is catch-up streaming for the previous four holiday specials with Passport beginning on 11/25/23. FVOD streaming for these previous holiday specials is available for 30 days beginning on 12/25/23.

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What is PBS Passport?

KTTZ Passport is an added benefit for valued donors of public television. With KTTZ Passport, you can enjoy past episodes of many of your favorite PBS and KTTZ-TV shows on demand using your computer, smartphone, or tablet. With a yearly contribution of at least $60 or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more you can receive this new member benefit.

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Presidential Lecture and Performance Series and the City of Plainview!

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