Television, Cable Networks, News Channels and Media

ABC News - American Broadcasting Company

ABC News [Australia] - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

AOL Television - Offers entertainment news and gossip about TV shows and TV stars.

BBC News - British Broadcasting Corporation

CBC News - Canadian Broadcasting Company

CBS News - Columbia Broadcasting System

CCTV News - China Central Television

CNBC-TV - National Broadcasting Company

CNN - Cable News Network

C-SPAN - National Cable Satellite Corporation

CTV News - Canadian Television

Euronews - Independent Television News

FNC - Fox News Channel

ITN - Independent Television News

Modernine TV - MCOT Thailand

NBC News and MSNBC News - National Broadcasting Company; MSNBC

NDTV - New Delhi Television

PBS News - Public Broadcasting Service

Sky News - British Sky Broadcasting

Alexandria City Public Schools TV - Operated by Alexandria, Va., City Public Schools. Includes program listings and staff information, as well as resources for educators.

Cable Addicts Broadband Lounge - Cable telecommunications and catv industry related discussion forums, resources, mailing list archives, search engine, job listings, tv and movie sound tracks.

Cable Television Industry and Regulation Information Fact Sheet - Bulletin from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission outlines the history of cable television, as well as various regulatory activities.

Cable ThisWeek - Information about movies playing on pay-per-view, including reviews. Includes archive of reviews.

Cable TV Talk - Message board with threads including local stations, public access, and basic, digital, and premium services. Includes members list, FAQ, and calendar of events.

CLIPS-Cinema Lovers Info Program Site - Monthly cable TV series featuring current theatrical releases. Created & written by BFCA member Roger Tennis. Available to cable systems nationwide.

ETC - A Hindi music and entertainment channel featuring movies, music, songs and films.

Ethiopian Cultural Television ECTV - Channel available in the Washington, DC, area. Includes FAQ, photos, and video clips.

Multichannel News: The Cable TV Industry Book Of Record - Reports on all breaking news relevant to the cable TV and telecommunications industries, here and abroad, as well as related developments in broadcast, MDS, DBS, telco and home video.

National Cable Television Association - Learn all about cable technology, programming and new developments in the industry.

Psybertron - Campaign for The Filipino Channel on cable networks.

Adelphia Communications Corporation - Provides an array of entertainment and communication services including cable entertainment, digital cable, local voice and long distance telephone services, and high-speed Internet services.

Armstrong Zoom Cable Internet Service - Provides a high-speed cable modem Internet connection to customers in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

Austar - Regional and rural service in Australia, and in cities of Hobart and Darwin. Channel guides, program details, and subscription information.

British Sky Broadcasting - Provider of sports, movies, entertainment and news. Services include digital television, satellite broadcasts, and broadcast via mobile phones, personal digital assistants and portals including Sky.com and Skysports.com.

Cablevision - Leading telecommunications and entertainment company. Its portfolio of operations ranges from high-speed Internet access and robust cable television packages to championship professional sports teams and national television program networks.

Charter Communications - Operator of cable television systems in the US. Offers a full range of traditional cable television services as well as digital cable television services, interactive video programming, and high-speed Internet access.

Comcast Corporation - Develops, manages and operates cable communications systems offering regular cable service, direct to home satellite television and high-speed cable modem service.

Cox Communications - Broadband communications company offering digital television service, high-speed Internet access and work-at-home services to residential customers, and local telephone and long distance services.

Millennium Digital Media - Broadband services company offering basic and premium cable television services, including digital cable products in five US states. Includes online customer support, channel lineups, service areas, bill examples, products and pricing, pay-per-view, user guides, online promotions, and contests.

PrimaCom AG - Acquires, constructs, owns and operates cable television networks which serve primarily medium- and small-sized communities in Germany. [English/German]

SKYCable Online - The Philippines' top cable company providing entertainment, news and multimedia services.

Tvmax - Services in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, and Texas. Includes order form, locations, channels and listings, and company profile.

ABC Family Channel - Programming includes America's Funniest Home Videos, 7th Heaven, made for tv movies. Formerly the Fox Family Channel.

A&E - The Arts and Entertainment Network - Programs include Biography, Law and Order, movies, mysteries, Simon & Simon, Bob Vila's Guide to Historic Homes.

African TV Network - Broadcasts news, information, education, and entertainment programming for African immigrants in the U.S. Includes mission statement, message forum, and information on audience and distribution.

The America Channel - Focuses on shows that depict the lives and activities of average Americans. Includes channel overview, programming information, news, staff details, FAQ, and forms for submitting ideas for shows.

BET - Black Entertainment Television - Network programming schedule for the BET network.

Cable Science Network - Proposed cable channel to broadcast the best of science lectures, news, interviews, publications, demonstrations and history.

CNBC Television - Access or find summaries of CNBC's television business programs, including Stock Picks, Power Lunch and Business Center. See a program schedule with guests and topics.

CoLours - Television for All People - A non-profit, multi-cultural television network. Site features programming, entertainment, and useful information for people of colour.

Comedy Central - All-comedy television network. Programs include Dilbert, Battlebots, Saturday Nite Live, The Critic.

Cornerstone TeleVision Network - Original Christian programming includes Lightmusic videos and the His Place talk show. Offers many music specials.

C-SPAN - Network airing political and public affairs programming for the United States, including live video feeds of Congress in session.

Current TV - Interactive cable channel where viewers send in video stories they've created to be aired on the network.

DIY Network - Program guide and archives, newsletter, message boards, community features and additional information for projects featured on their programs.

The Documentary Channel - Created to show exclusively documentaries. Production and distribution information, petition to request carriage on local systems, film festivals and screenings.

E! Online - Programs include Celebrity Homes, True Hollywood Story, Celebrity Profile.

Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) - Site of Catholic television network, featuring Catholic QandA, document library, audio library, Catholic news, and programming information for EWTN TV and WEWN radio.

FamilyNet Television Network - Dedicated to providing quality family programming. Includes a program schedule and program information.

Fashion TV - Only international TV channel dedicated to fashion - 24 hours a day;

Fine Living Network - Features shows about making one's dreams come true and experiencing the good things in life. Provides show guide and monthly calendar, articles related to shows with web links, and a message board.

FX Network - Programs include Beverly Hills 90210, FX Movies, MASH, Married with Children, Millennium, NASCAR, NYPD Blue, The X-Files. Includes programming schedule by show or time, and message boards.

Gospel Music Channel - Provides contemporary, gospel and country Christian music videos via cable access. Features facts, mission statement, overview and contacts.

Great American Country - Network which airs country music videos.

GSN: The Network For Games - Official page for the network. Includes information on shows, airtimes, online versions of the games, and message board.

Hallmark Channel - Programs include older series such as Bonanza, Perry Mason, and family movies. Includes guide of shows with scheduled air times, categorized by show, time, genre, or country.

History Channel - Historical information ranging from Great Speeches (in audio) to facts about This Day in History. Show guide and scheduled air times, discussion boards, and classroom study guides.

Home and Garden Television (HGTV) - Shows about home decorating, gardening, remodeling, crafts, and entertainment. Includes show guide, do-it-yourself tutorials, and message board.

Independent Film Channel (IFC) - Channel dedicated to independent films presented uncut and commercial-free. Includes 30-day show schedule, list of film festivals, and reviews by viewers.

INSP The Inspiration Network - Programs include the Al Denson show, Fast Forward, On The Air, Light Force and Profiles In Praise.

JC-TV - Contemporary Christian music videos and teen related programming.

LATV - Latino music and entertainment channel based in Los Angeles.

Lifetime - Programs include Mad about You, Denise Austin, Designing Women, Golden Girls, Intimate Portrait, Lifetime Live, Murphy Brown, Operation Style, Strong Medicine, The Division, Weddings of a Lifetime.

National Geographic Channel - Adventure video, pictures, world exploration, educational cable TV programming. Includes show schedule, plus multimedia previews.

The Newborn Channel - Network for new parents. Programs include First Aid, Nutrition Made Easy, Begin with Love, Parent Soup.

Ovation - Network devoted to the arts, featuring programming on visual arts, theater, opera, music and dance.

Oxygen - Oxygen TV network for women.

Pennsylvania Cable Network - PCN is a non-profit cable network, C-SPAN for Pennsylvania, covering PA House & Senate, PA History, business, books, sports, people, culture. Now seen on 105 cable systems serving 2.4 million homes

ResearchChannel - ResearchChannel presents video programs from the world's leading research institutions.

RFD-TV - Cable channel aimed at rural America. Includes program schedule and show information.

Sci-Fi Channel - Channel specializing in science fiction, horror, and fantasy.

Spike TV - Include series guides, schedules, and a newsletter.

Sundance Channel - Network featuring independent films, documentaries and shorts.

TBS Superstation - Action movies along with WCW Thunder, the Atlanta Braves, NASCAR, the NBA, and shows like Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

Trinity Broadcasting Network - Original programs include G-Rock, Real Videos and the Virtual Memory game show.

Trio - Digital cable network focusing on popular arts including music, dance, film and documentaries.

TRIO Plus - Exclusive broadband video content from the pop culture cable network TRIO.

Turner Classic Movies - Features information on classic movies, schedules for TCM and interviews with movie stars.

Turner Network Television (TNT) - Time-Warner network featuring off-network series, original movies, broadcast versions of popular films, and sports.

USA Network - Cable network featuring off-network television shows, original series and feature movies, sports events, and broadcast versions of blockbuster films.

VH1 - Music video network.

W Network - Canadian specialty channel featuring information and entertainment programming for, by and about women. Formerly known as Women's Television Network.

The Weather Channel - Forecasts worldwide, doppler radar and satellite maps, weather news, and flight and events information.

WGN Cable - Cable television home of the Chicago Cubs, White Sox and Bulls. Offers movies, sports, news and tv series.

Women's Entertainment Network - Lists programing for WE TV

The Word Network - The Urban Religious Channel - Urban ministries and gospel music.

Access Phoenix - Schedule, studio profile, classes, and information on getting productions on the air.

Access Sacramento - Access Sacramento is a nonprofit public service organization located in Sacramento, California.

Access Tucson - Community access for Tucson, Arizona.

Akaku Maui Community Television - Community TV station located Kahului, Maui, Hawaii that provides training and equipment.

Alliance for Community Media - Committed to assuring everyone's access to electronic media by creating public education, advancing a positive legislative and regulatory environment, building coalitions, and supporting local organizing.

Bedford Community Television - Community television located in Bedford, New Hampshire.

Bolingbrook Community Television - Public access facility located in Illinois. Studio and production information.

Brockton Community Access - Information on staff, channels, and training.

Butte College TV - Media and long distance learning center in Oroville, California.

Calaveras Community Television, Inc. - CCTV is a non-profit public benefit corporation producing programs of local nature to be shown on cable television in San Andreas, California.

Cambridge Community Television - CCTV's community-based media center is located in Central Square, the heart and soul of Cambridge, Massachusetts. CCTV provides a public forum for Cambridge residents to participate in both local and global interactions using electronic media.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation - Includes information on staff, programming, and production schedule, as well as photos and FAQ.

Chicago Access Network Television - CAN TV is one of the largest and most widely used public access TV centers in the country located in Chicago, Illinois.

Community Media of the Foothills - KGEM's cable access stations located in Monrovia, California, a small city 20 miles northeast of Los Angeles.

Community Television of Santa Cruz - Community Television for Santa Cruz County, California.

Connecticut Public Access - Cox Communications franchises located in Cheshire, Enfield and Manchester. Includes news, programming, and training.

CPCC TV Homepage - Channel for Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Includes programming schedule and information about teleconferencing facilities.

Dayton Access Television - DATV is a nonprofit organization providing local program producers access to cable television in Dayton, Ohio.

DCTV - Davis Community Television is a non-profit, membership-based public access television center offering community members the tools and training to produce their own programs for the cable channel located in Davis, California.

Discovery Health Channel - A cable channel offering programming about medical breakthroughs, healthy stories and the ever changing world of health care.

The Education Channel - The Education Channel is a non-profit, noncommercial educational television station devoted to using the power of television as an educational force in Hillsborough County, Florida.

ETC 33 - Fridley Communications Workshop - Everyone's television channel, bringing public access to the web.

Evanston Community Media Center - The Evanston Media Center provides Public, Education, and Government Access to Evanston, Illinois.

The Global Village CAT - Contains links to Public Access TV Stations all over the world.

Grand Rapids Public Access Television - GRTV is the Community Access Television Channel for the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Hartford Public Access TV - Hartford Public Access Television Network is a public, education, and government access facility located in Hartford, Connecticut.

Holden Community Television Channel 11 - Show schedules, forthcoming events, studio calendar, and profiles of producers.

Hudson Valley Talent Vision - Hosted by former Bealtemania and Goodfellas cast member Pete Santora, HVTV is the Hudson Valleys hottest new music and entertainment program.

Kalamazoo Community Access Center - Access television provider that serves the cities of Kalamazoo & Parchment and the townships of Comstock, Kalamazoo & Oshtemo via Cablevision of Michigan channels 30, 31, 32 & 33.

KOCT - Community access television center serving Oceanside, California.

L@36 - The Los Angeles cable television cable access corporation, LACTAC is a non-profit corporation dedicated to bringing the communities of Los Angeles quality educational programming.

Lockport Community Television - Provides public, education, and government access programming for Lockport, New York's Community.

Macatawa Area Community Television - MacTV provides PEG access for the greater Macatawa area.

Miami Valley Cable Council - MVCC is a council of governments serving eight member cities in the South Dayton, Ohio suburbs. Managing four cable TV access channels, overseeing two cable television franchises and is involved in a variety of intergovernmental activities.

Mid-Coast Television - MCTV is a non-profit community access television station serving the coast in San Mateo County, California.

Modern Media Barn - Supports research and education in the broadband industry. Includes edited links, resource material, discussion board and classes.

Mountain Community Television - Public information site for Channel 15 Mount Shasta, California.

Mountain View Community Television - KMVT is an independent, non-profit 501C3 organization, serving the community of Mountain View, California.

Multnomah Community Television - MCTV is a non-profit community television station in Gresham, Oregon. Administers of eight cable channels and offers tv production workshops at the facility located on the campus of Mt. Hood Community College.

NewTV - Mission statement, programming, and information about channel in Newton, Massachusetts.

North Liberty Television - NLTV - Local public, education, and government access cable channel in North Liberty, Iowa. Includes channel and schedule information, staff profiles, and history.

Pacifica Community Television - Located in California, 5 miles south of San Francisco.

Paper Tiger Television NYC - Appears across the country on public access cable channels with non-commercial, uncensored channels available for public use. The series is produced by a volunteer collective of media producers, educators and activists.

Pasadena Community Access Corporation - A non-profit corporation that provides community access cable television for the citizens of municipal Pasadena, California.

PEGASYS Community Television - Operates four channels in Tompkins County, New York. Includes information on available services, events, news, and photos.

The Peoples Channel - Chapel Hill's community TV station. Includes programming information, events, and news.

Peters Township Community Television - Located in McMurray, Pennsylvania. Programming schedule, events, and classes available.

The Philadelphia Community Access Coalition - Home of a coalition of organizations and individuals working to establish public access community media in Philadelphia. Includes membership signup form, articles, and information about the campaign and its progress.

Puente Hills Community Programming Corporation - Community Television serving the California communities of Hacienda Heights, La Puente, City of Industry, Valinda, Basset and North Whittier.

Randolph Community Television - Community television station serving the Town of Randolph, Massachusetts. Events, channels, and information about studios.

Salem Community Television - Salem, NH public and government access channel.

Salisbury, Maryland Community Access TV - Community television in Wicomico County, Maryland on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

SFUSD Educational Cable Access Channel - The educational cable access channel for the San Francisco unified school district located in San Francisco, California.

Somerville Community Access TV - Home of station in Somerville, Massachusetts. Includes information on programming, news, events, and internships.

Ste. Genevieve Public Television - Channel 7 public access tv for Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, a community of 4,400.

Tampa Bay Public Access Television - Public, educational and government access in Tampa, Florida.

TCTV - A public access cable channel available to the residents of Torrance, California that provides the equipment, facilities, training and support free-of-charge to Torrance residents so that they can produce and cablecast their own cable television shows.

Tuckahoe Educational Access - A service of the Tuckahoe Public School District, serving Tuckahoe, Eastchester and Bronxville New York on Channel 77.

Waycross Community Media - The public, education and government access television provider for the communities of Forest Park, Greenhills, and Springfield Township in Ohio.

WebRing: Public Access Producers - Directory of sites with content related to public access television.

Wisconsin Association of PEG Channels - Membership information and newsletters.

Alexandria City Public Schools TV - Operated by Alexandria, Va., City Public Schools. Includes program listings and staff information, as well as resources for educators.

Cable Addicts Broadband Lounge - Cable telecommunications and catv industry related discussion forums, resources, mailing list archives, search engine, job listings, tv and movie sound tracks.

Cable Television Industry and Regulation Information Fact Sheet - Bulletin from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission outlines the history of cable television, as well as various regulatory activities.

Cable ThisWeek - Information about movies playing on pay-per-view, including reviews. Includes archive of reviews.

Cable TV Talk - Message board with threads including local stations, public access, and basic, digital, and premium services. Includes members list, FAQ, and calendar of events.

CLIPS-Cinema Lovers Info Program Site - Monthly cable TV series featuring current theatrical releases. Created & written by BFCA member Roger Tennis. Available to cable systems nationwide.

ETC - A Hindi music and entertainment channel featuring movies, music, songs and films.

Ethiopian Cultural Television ECTV - Channel available in the Washington, DC, area. Includes FAQ, photos, and video clips.

Multichannel News: The Cable TV Industry Book Of Record - Reports on all breaking news relevant to the cable TV and telecommunications industries, here and abroad, as well as related developments in broadcast, MDS, DBS, telco and home video.

National Cable Television Association - Learn all about cable technology, programming and new developments in the industry.

Psybertron - Campaign for The Filipino Channel on cable networks.

Adelphia Communications Corporation - Provides an array of entertainment and communication services including cable entertainment, digital cable, local voice and long distance telephone services, and high-speed Internet services.

Armstrong Zoom Cable Internet Service - Provides a high-speed cable modem Internet connection to customers in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

Austar - Regional and rural service in Australia, and in cities of Hobart and Darwin. Channel guides, program details, and subscription information.

British Sky Broadcasting - Provider of sports, movies, entertainment and news. Services include digital television, satellite broadcasts, and broadcast via mobile phones, personal digital assistants and portals including Sky.com and Skysports.com.

Cablevision - Leading telecommunications and entertainment company. Its portfolio of operations ranges from high-speed Internet access and robust cable television packages to championship professional sports teams and national television program networks.

Charter Communications - Operator of cable television systems in the US. Offers a full range of traditional cable television services as well as digital cable television services, interactive video programming, and high-speed Internet access.

Comcast Corporation - Develops, manages and operates cable communications systems offering regular cable service, direct to home satellite television and high-speed cable modem service.

Cox Communications - Broadband communications company offering digital television service, high-speed Internet access and work-at-home services to residential customers, and local telephone and long distance services.

Millennium Digital Media - Broadband services company offering basic and premium cable television services, including digital cable products in five US states. Includes online customer support, channel lineups, service areas, bill examples, products and pricing, pay-per-view, user guides, online promotions, and contests.

PrimaCom AG - Acquires, constructs, owns and operates cable television networks which serve primarily medium- and small-sized communities in Germany. [English/German]

SKYCable Online - The Philippines' top cable company providing entertainment, news and multimedia services.

Tvmax - Services in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, and Texas. Includes order form, locations, channels and listings, and company profile.

ABC Family Channel - Programming includes America's Funniest Home Videos, 7th Heaven, made for tv movies. Formerly the Fox Family Channel.

A&E - The Arts and Entertainment Network - Programs include Biography, Law and Order, movies, mysteries, Simon & Simon, Bob Vila's Guide to Historic Homes.

African TV Network - Broadcasts news, information, education, and entertainment programming for African immigrants in the U.S. Includes mission statement, message forum, and information on audience and distribution.

The America Channel - Focuses on shows that depict the lives and activities of average Americans. Includes channel overview, programming information, news, staff details, FAQ, and forms for submitting ideas for shows.

BET - Black Entertainment Television - Network programming schedule for the BET network.

Cable Science Network - Proposed cable channel to broadcast the best of science lectures, news, interviews, publications, demonstrations and history.

CNBC Television - Access or find summaries of CNBC's television business programs, including Stock Picks, Power Lunch and Business Center. See a program schedule with guests and topics.