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PBS & More! All the programs you enjoy: NATURE, NOVA, North Carolina Weekend and more, in high definition.

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Stories with a Local Accent Civic affairs, issues, entertainment and educational programs relevant to North Carolina
UNC-TV's Kids Channel Non-stop access to PBS' award-winning children's programming
Explore Your World! The best in travel, culture, science, nature, history and outdoor adventure programming.

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Accessing UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina's Channels on Cable & Satellite

Spectrum Cable subscribers on former Time Warner systems can access UNC-TV’s four digital services at the following channel numbers: UNC-TV – 1221, The Explorer Channel – 1277, North Carolina Channel – 1276, and Rootle (UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina’s 24 hour Kids Channel) – 1275. The channels will be different for Spectrum Cable subscribers on former Charter systems. Contact your provider if you need help finding us in your area.

Some Providers
Channel numbers vary by location; please call provider for details.

  • AT&T Uverse: 1-800-288-2020
  • Comcast: 1-800-934-6489
  • Direct TV: 1-800-531-5000
  • Dish: 1-800-333-3474
  • Mediacom: 1-855-633-4226
  • Northland Communications: 1-888-667-8452
  • Spectrum: 1-855-757-7328
  • Suddenlink Communications: 1-888-882-5151

If you have additional questions, please email us at viewer@unctv.org.

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