channel 11KBYU-TV, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 17), is a non-commercial educational independent television station serving Salt Lake City, Utah, United States that is licensed to Provo. BYU TV (stylized as BYUtv) is a television channel, founded in 2000, which is owned and. As BYU Broadcasting consolidates its television operations, channel 11 will now air BYUtv in place of KBYU Eleven. After more than 86 years and over 4,500 broadcasts, "Music and the Spoken Word" is the oldest continuous nationwide network broadcast in America. KBYU-TV was set up to provide educational and informational programming for the Provo area. KBYU-TV will no longer be a PBS station in 2018 — and KBYU-FM will abandon classical-music format.