Press Release: UCTV Comes To City of Los Angeles (3/13/2003)

UCTV Comes To City of Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2003 --- Beginning Sunday, March 23, basic cable subscribers in the city of Los Angeles can watch the diverse programming from University of California Television (UCTV) on educational access channel "LA 36."Every Sunday evening from 9:00pm (PST) to 8:00am (Monday), Los Angeles residents can enjoy the best programming from all the UC campuses and affiliated institutions. Also look for UCTV overnights from midnight to 8:00am Saturdays and Sundays. LA 36 is available on all cable systems within the city of Los Angeles including Adelphia, AT&T Broadband/Comcast, Buenavision, Cox, and Time Warner.

Every Sunday night from 9:00 to 11:00pm, UCTV presents a quality programming line-up ranging from documentaries like "Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail" (March 23, 9:00pm), performances such as "Classicism & Impressionism: Works for Cello and Piano" (April 6, 10:00pm), and literary explorations like "Trampling Out the Vintage: Reflections on John Steinbeck and The Grapes of Wrath" (April 13, 9:30pm).

Of particular interest to Los Angeles residents is "UCLA Next," a weekly magazine program featuring profiles of activities and events in and around Los Angeles and UCLA. A new half-hour episode of "UCLA Next" airs every Sunday at 11:00pm. "Artists on the Cutting Edge," a unique series featuring innovative works by artists and performers, follows at 11:30pm.

UCTV is available in over 10 million homes and can be viewed via the following:

  • Cable TV: LA 36 in City of Los Angeles (Adelphia, AT&T/Comcast, Buenavision, Cox, Time Warner), Santa Monica City TV, Channel 16 (Adelphia), Beverly Hills, channel 35 (Adelphia), and limited carriage throughout California (see for details)
  • Direct Broadcast Satellite: nationwide 24 hours a day, Dish Network Channel 9412

  • Internet: live webcast and subsequent "video-on-demand" streaming video at

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