WORLD Channel

To inform and inspire with real stories from around the world.


  • America Lost

    Exploring the dramatic decline of once prosperous communities, now “forgotten cities.”
  • Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

    Exploring the causes and costs of addiction, poverty and incarceration plaguing America.
  • Battleground

    Two opposing political leaders find common ground to heal the divide in America.
  • The Road to Decolonization

    The Road to Decolonization: A 2019 Center for Asian American Media x Sundance Panel
  • Resistance at Tule Lake

    Overturning the "model minority" myth through the story of Tule Lake Segregation Center.
  • Warrior Women

    Explore a movement & motherhood, and the legacy of activism from generation to generation.
  • Opioids from Inside

    Follow the journey of three women, who have served time in jail for opioid-related crimes.
  • Shot in Mexico

    An American journalist's murder in Mexico sets off a cross-border quest for justice.

About WORLD Channel

Experience the personal stories behind the headlines. Devoted to telling stories that humanize complex issues, WORLD shares the best of public media in news, documentaries, and informational programming that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures. WORLD's focus is on its original content, offering a national platform to makers examining issues too often ignored by mainstream media.