KTCI-TV is a full service television station in St. Paul, Minnesota, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 23 and virtual channel 17. Founded in 1978, it is owned by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. and branded as tpt (Twin Cities Public Television). KTCI is a member station of PBS (Public
Broadcasting Service.) In addition to its PBS programming, KTCI airs locally produced programs with information concerning local interest, culture, history and education. KTCI is a multiplexed channel, with four subchannels.tpt and PBS programming is carried on 23.1; on 23.2 is Minnesota channel, with specialty programs about Minnesota, its people and its places.