KTXT-TV ANNOUNCES MOVE TO 24-HOUR BROADCAST DAY
June 28, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: June 28, 2005
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LUBBOCK – Texas Tech University’s educational television station, KTXT-TV, will begin
broadcasting 24 hours a day on July 1.
“The viewers of the South Plains will benefit from more informational, educational
and high quality programming,” said Pat Cates, general manager of the station.
From 12:30-5 a.m. on weekdays, the station will feature educational programming from
the Annenberg/CPB telecourse program library. Overnights on weekends, 12:30-6 a.m.,
will feature programs from the Public Broadcasting Service, British Broadcasting Corporation
and various independent producers. Morning, afternoon and prime-time programming will
“Currently, KTXT-TV broadcasts more than 40 hours of children’s programs per week
and quality programs for all ages that entertain, inspire and educate,” said Cates.
KTXT-TV is available over the air on channel 5, (Cox Cable channel 4 in Lubbock),
various cable systems, and on digital channel 39, which requires a digital tuner to
receive the over the air digital broadcast signal.
KTXT-TV is an affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service, a private nonprofit enterprise
that serves the nation’s 348 public television stations, reaching nearly 90 million
people each week. KTXT-TV is now in its 43rd year of service to the viewers of the
South Plains, covering all or part of 19 west Texas counties.
CONTACT: Tim Chambers, KTXT-TV development director, at (806) 742-2209.