KLPB-TV is a full service television station in Lafayette, Louisiana broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 23. It is a PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) station that in conjunction with the other Louisiana PBS stations goes by Louisiana Public Broadcasting. It signed on the air in 1981 as a PBS station
and has been one ever since. Louisiana Public Broadcasting is a state network of six non-commercial television stations licensed to the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA), established in 1971 by the Louisiana Legislature. KLPB airs national news programs such as "PBS NewsHour," mainstay children’s shows such as "Sesame Street," home improvement programs such as "The This Old House Hour," British comedies such as "Keeping Up Appearances," and local news and weather.