Mission StatementShowcasing the excellence and diversity of the nation's premier research university, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research and public service -- through quality, in-depth television that informs, educates and enriches the lives of people around the globe.
University of California Television (UCTV)
is a public-serving media outlet featuring programming from throughout the University of California
, the nation's premier research university, made up of ten campuses
, six health systems
, three national labs
and affiliated institutions.
Launched in January 2000, this academic initiative embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service -- through quality, in-depth programming that brings to life the tremendous range of knowledge, culture and dialogue generated on UC's diverse campuses.
Reaching the public through cable
, Apple Podcasts
, and mobile apps
, UCTV transports knowledge far beyond the campus borders and into the homes and lives of inquisitive viewers around the globe. UCTV enjoys a YouTube subscriber base of half a million, 4 million cable homes, 2.5 million monthly video hits/views, allowing programs created by UCTV's award-winning producers to contribute to thought around the world.
UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects including science
, health and medicine
, public affairs
, arts and music
, and agriculture
. Program formats include documentaries, faculty lectures, research symposia, artistic performances and more.