What is QPTV?
QPTV is Queens’ community television center, operating four public access cable television channels and a production facility.
QPTV cablecasts the most diverse programming to the most diverse community in the world reaching over 440,000 subscribers 24 hours a day, everyday on channels 34/1995, 56/1996, 1997 and 79/1998 on Time Warner Cable, 82, 83, 84, and 85 on RCN and 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 on Verizon FiOS.
What does QPTV provide?
QPTV provides the training, production tools and resources for Queens residents and not-forprofit organizations to use public television as a medium for exercising their first amendment rights and expressing their unique and diverse views, interests and backgrounds in our community.
Channel space is made available to all Queens residents in a fair and non-discriminatory manner on a first-come, first-served basis.
QPTV offers qualifying not-for-profit organizations in need of production assistance a Grant-Aid program, giving non-profits the opportunity to reach a diverse and greater audience.
Channels 34, 35, and 56 on Time Warner Cable, channels 82, 83 and 84 on RCN and channels 33, 34, 35, 36 and 38 on Verizon FiOS present programs produced primarily in English that cover numerous topics, subjects, and genres.
Channel 57 on Time Warner Cable and channel 85 on RCN and 37 on Verizon FiOS feature foreign language and culturally diverse programs that highlight the varied ethnic populations within the Borough of Queens and the City of New York.
QPTV.org is the online extension of Queens Public Television. It’s a helpful resource for producers, providers and trainees ("Users") viewers and the public as a whole. Users can access tools, information, forms, discussions and our detailed program guide.
Community Bulletin Board
QPTV’s Community Bulletin Board offers not-for-profit organizations a free outlet to provide the community with announcements. The Community Bulletin Board is cablecast throughout the day with events, news and useful information.