Live stream Beach TV here. Beach TV is on Charter Cable 95 and FIOS 25 in Long Beach and Signal Hill. You can also find us in Lakewood on Time-Warner's Channel 28.
Beach TV is a nonprofit local educational cable TV channel
operated 24/7 on cable systems in Long Beach, Signal Hill, and Lakewood. Mandated by the FCC and California DIVCA
regulations as a PEG (Public Access, Educational,
and Governmental) channel, Beach TV currently is carried by Charter Cable and
Verizon FiOS in Long Beach and Signal Hill, and by Time Warner Cable in
Lakewood. There are approximately
150,000 connected homes (including roughly 500,000 residents) that have access
to Beach TV programming via the various cable systems. Beach TV is managed, operated, and programmed by Advanced Media Production.
Programs airing on Beach TV are acquired through several
Many programs are produced by AMP
staff and student assistants.
programs are produced and contributed by CSULB students in Broadcast Journalism
courses and in the Film and Electronic Arts Department.
Some programs have been provided by the
“College Beat” Associated Students media production team.
Regular series programs also are acquired
from outside producers.
produced programs are accessed at no cost and are typically utilized as third
run series on PBS or other nonprofit educational broadcast outlets.
All shows are screened for appropriate
non-commercial content and educational relevance.
Internally produced programming focuses on important campus
issues, innovative research emanating from CSULB, prominent guest speakers,
special events, and festive, engaging on-campus activities. Since 1985 when the first switch was flipped
connecting Beach TV to the local cable TV companies, the channel has served as
a valuable resource for delivering positive University publicity, reaching into
the homes of local residents. Viewers
who may never set foot on campus nevertheless know about the noteworthy
activities occurring at CSULB because of Beach TV’s program distribution.
Some examples of high-profile special guests on Beach TV over the recent years include the following:
Stevie Wonder, Grammy-winning performer
Kirk Douglas, Time-honored actor
The Dalai Lama, Spiritual leader
Martin Yan, “Yan Can Cook” PBS Chinese cuisine chef
Dolores Huerta, Activist and rights advocate for
Latino farm workers
Juan Williams, Former NPR commentator, now Fox News commentator
Huffington, Founder of the Huffington Post
Temple Grandin, Best-selling author on the topic of
Admiral Eric Olson, Former Commander of the Navy Seals and Special Operations
Erwin Chemerinsky, National media commentator and Founding Dean of UC Irvine Law School
In addition to the household names listed above, dozens of
other prominent special presenters are taped each year, such as the former U.S.
Ambassador to Pakistan and the Ambassador from Nepal.
See the Beach TV Program Schedule here