After years of inconsistent cable availability in San Francisco, University of California Television (UCTV) has finally found a prime-time home in the city on EATV2, Comcast cable channel 75.
Beginning August 1, UCTV programming will air daily from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. on EATV2, the educational access channel recently launched by City College of San Francisco.
UCTV is a noncommercial channel that airs programming from throughout the 10-campus UC system. UCTV offers a wide range of programs, with a different content area featured each evening from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. The programming lineup is as follows:
* Health and Medicine on Mondays
* Science on Tuesdays
* Public Affairs on Wednesdays
* Variety on Thursdays
* Humanities on Fridays
* Art and Music on Saturdays and
* Best of the Week on Sundays
UCSF provides UCTV with valuable consumer health programming frequently featured during the Monday night health and medicine line-up, and the campus' ongoing series "Women's Health Today," "Mini Medical School," and "Osher Lifelong Learning Institute" are consistently popular with UCTV's national television and global web audiences.
August highlights from UCSF include: The Importance of Forgiveness for Health and Healing
on August 6 at 10 p.m.; Heart To Heart: Drug Therapy for Heart Disease
on August 13 at 8 p.m.; Great Discoveries: UCSF Organ Transplant Experience
on August 20 at 8 p.m.; and How Drugs May Be Tailored to Your Genetic Makeup
on August 27 at 8 p.m. All current and archived UCSF programs are listed here
UC Berkeley is also a prolific UCTV contributor. The long-running and popular Conversations with History
series from UC Berkeley's Institute of International Studies airs every Friday night at 9 p.m., and features lively and unedited interviews with distinguished figures from all over the world. August highlights include John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of The Economist
, on August 3 and His Excellency Kenneth D. Kaunda, the first president of Zambia (1964-1991), on August 24. More information on this series can be found here
UCTV is a 24-hour, noncommercial satellite channel that broadcasts educational and enrichment programming from the campuses, national laboratories and affiliated institutions of the University of California. UCTV is available to more than 16 million homes nationwide via:
* Cable TV: Comcast channel 75 in San Francisco and across the country (details here
*Direct Broadcast Satellite: Dish Network channel 9412
* Worldwide on the Internet at: Live webcast
, video-on-demand archives, audio and video podcasts. Also available on Google Video
EATV2 channel 75 is operated by the Broadcast Media Services facility at City College of San Francisco. EATV's primary goal is to extend learning opportunities by cablecasting diverse and quality educational television for all San Francisco communities.