KCPT is a full service television station in Kansas City, Missouri, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 18 and virtual channel 19 to the Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas area. Founded in 1961, it is owned by Public Television 19, Inc. KCPT is a member station of PBS (Public Broadcasting
Service). In addition to its PBS programming, KCPT airs locally produced programs with information concerning local interest, culture, history and education. KCPT is a multiplexed channel, with three subchannels. KCPT and PBS programming is carried on 19.1; on 19.2 is PBS Encore, with replays of current PBS programs, and Create is carried on 19.3, with how-to programs and information.