AEC Television Programs

The Arts & Education Council, in partnership with WDEF Channel 12, sponsors two television programs: Point of View and First View.

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Point of View began in 1952 and remains the longest running, locally produced, public affairs television program of its kind in the U.S. This weekly television program explores sometimes conflicting and diverse views on issues pertaining to the community, region, nation, and world. Point of View is shown on Channel 12 at 6:30 AM on Saturdays, and on Cable Channel 3 at 10 AM on Thursdays and 9 PM on Fridays.

First View promotes the city’s cultural events the first Saturday of each month at 6:30 AM on WDEF CHannel 12, and focuses specifically on drama, films, literature, speakers, and other arts programs.

NEW! The radio versions of these shows air on Sunday mornings on 96.5 FM - The Mountain, Sunny 92.3 FM, ESPN radio 1370 AM and Ruby 1310 AM.

Underwriting opportunities available!
Interested businesses or individuals should contact the Arts & Education Council, 423-267-1218.

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