Education during COVID-19: A Conversation with Knox County Schools
Students, Parents and Teachers Moderated by DTV's Lisa Plawchan

Tune in for a peek at virtual learning for public education and the dilemma facing the parents of children enrolled in Knox County Public Schools.

The program will air at 7:30 PM, on Friday, July 31 on the Community TV channel at these channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

or watch it on live stream on (here!)

Fri
Jul 17 2020
09:51 am

DTV Hosts a Panel Discussion on Voting in the Pandemic today on Community TV at 7:30 PM

PERK’s Karlyn Reel moderates a discussion on how to vote safely and successfully in a pandemic. Panel members include LWV Knoxville Knox County Board Members Kathy Greenberg, Director of Voter Services and Tunisia Holley, Director of Community Outreach.

CTV can be seen on Cable Channels tonight (Friday, July 17) at 7:30 PM
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99
This program also streams live at 7:30 PM (here!)

On DTV tomorrow night, Public Defenders Julie Gautreau and Chris Irwin discuss Adam Cohen's recently published book, Supreme Inequality, The Supreme Courts 50 year battle for a more unjust America on DTV on Friday, Jun 25th at 7:30 PM

Tune in to hear how important the appointments of judges are to our judicial system and how effectively the last 50 years have colored the rulings of the Supreme Court away from the powerless towards the powerful.

DTV airs on Community TV at 7:30 PM on Friday evenings and can be viewed at the following cable channels:

Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

and stream live at the Community TV website (here!)

Knox County Election Administrator Chris Davis 'talks' elections with Knox County Democratic Party Chair and DTV's LaKenya Middlebrook. Tune in to the DTV show to learn about registration deadlines, absentee ballot applications, and see the new voting machines that will be used in the August General/Primary Election.

DTV airs on Friday night, Jun 19th at 7:30 PM on the following cable channels
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99
and also streams live (here!)

Tonight's DTV features District 6 Democratic State Senate Candidates Jane George and Sam Brown. The Candidates discuss their campaign goals and policy positions with DTV's Michael Davis tonight at 7:30 PM

DTV can be seen at 7:30 PM on the following cable Channels

Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

DTV streams live tonight at 7:30 PM (here!)

DTV Host Michael Davis discusses the August Primary with Democratic State Legislature Candidates Matthew Park (District 15) and Justin Davis (District 14) about their candidacies for seats in the Tennessee State Legislature. DTV airs on Community Television tonight at 7:30 PM and can be found at the following channels/websites

DTV airs on the following cable channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

and CTV streams live (here!)

DTV Host Michael Davis discusses with Rep Rick Staples and Sam McKenzie the Democratic Primary contest for the District 15 seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives tonight at 7:30 PM on the Community TV Channel Watch tonight to learn about 2 of the Democratic candidates facing off in the August Democratic primary to represent District 15 in the Tennessee General Assembly.

DTV airs on the following cable channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

and CTV streams live here!

Fri
May 15 2020
08:10 am
By: Doug Veum

Faith in Action

John Stewart discusses how did the pandemic affect worship, what was learned from that experience and how may worship be different when this virus is stopped with three members of the Knoxville Clergy on

Friday night, May 15 on Community TV at 7:30 PM (see below for cable channels to watch.

Rabbi Erin Boxt, Rabbi of Temple Beth El in Knoxville, a Reform Jewish Congregation

The Rev. John Gill, Senior Pastor of Church of the Savior, United Church of Christ I

Rev. Meredith Loftis, Associate Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville

The Community TV channel can be viewed at:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

This show also streams live at here

DTV veteran host Michael Davis introduces Democratic Candidates for Tennessee State House of Representatives Districts 16 and 18 Elizabeth Rowland and Virginia Couch to our DTV audience at 7:30 PM on Friday, May 8th.

DTV airs at 7:30 PM on Fridays on the following cable channels:
AT&T U-verse: Channel 99
Comcast NBC Universal: Channel 12
WOW! Channel 6
Charter: Channel 193

DTV can also be accessed live at 7:30 PM on Fridays here

Community TV Archives of all DTV Programs since Apr 2018 at here

DTV Host Sylvia Woods introduces First District City Council Member Tommy Smith to the Community TV audience at 7:30 PM on Friday, Apr 24th.

DTV can be seen on the following cable channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow Channel 6
AT&T U-verse Channel 99
Or watch it live on line (here!)

DTV Host Michael Davis interviews Knox County Commission Democratic 1st District candidate Dasha Lundy and 5th District Candidate Kimberly Peterson on DTV this evening.

DTV airs at 7:30 PM tonight on the Community TV Channel which can be viewed on these cable channels:

AT&T Uverse: Channel 99
Comcast NBC Universal: Channel 12
WOW! Channel 6
Charter: Channel 193

and live streams at @ (link...)

DTV's Michael Davis hosts Democratic Knox County Commission candidates Courtney Durrette and Todd Frohmmeyer about their candidacy and what they see as priorities for the Knox County Government. DTV will air on Community TV of Knox County on Friday, Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

DTV airs on several cable channels tonight, Mar 20 at 7:30 PM and also streams live at the same time (here!)

Where to watch Democratic TV

AT&T Uverse: Channel 99
Comcast NBC Universal: Channel 12
WOW! Channel 6
Charter: Channel 193

Mayor Indya Kincannon lays out her goals for her term as Mayor of Knoxville with John Stewart tonight on DTV. Tune in to hear our new mayor in her first extended opportunity to speak to the citizens of Knoxville about where she wants to lead the city and what the city should be like when she has accomplished her goals.

DTV airs on several cable channels tonight, Mar 13 at 7:30 PM and also streams live at the same time (here!)

Where to watch Democratic TV

AT&T Uverse: Channel 99
Comcast NBC Universal: Channel 12
WOW! Channel 6
Charter: Channel 193

DTV Host Nathan Higdon welcomes officers of Knox PRIDE President Jennifer Green and Graphic Design Committee Chair Oren Yarborough to tonight's DTV program on Knox PRIDE, the parade, and festival of last Saturday.

Tune in to Community TV at 7:30 PM tonight to see images from the PRIDE parade and festival from last Saturday and also learn of the history of Knox PRIDEfrom the members of the organization who know the history and the purpose of the organization.

DTV streams live on the Community TV web site (here!)
or on these local cable channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

Tune in to Democratic TV on Knoxville's Community TV channel on Friday, Jun 21 at 7:30 PM for a discussion with City Council member George Wallace and Knoxville City's Deputy Mayors Bill Lyon and David Brace as they share with the audience the functions of the Knoxville City Government.

CTV can be seen on the following cable channels
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

And can be live streamed at (here!)

Tune it to the Community TV Channel on Friday evening at 7:30 PM for a Democratic TV program on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency and the Knox County Sheriff's Office Memorandum of Understanding known as the 287(g)program. Host Renee Hoyos discusses the ICE/KCSO 287(g) agreement with Allies of our Knoxville Immigrant Neighbors (AKIN) Co-chair Moira Connelly and AKIN activist Ann Barber.

CTV airs on the following cable channels:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

Or DTV streams live at (here!)

Tune in on Knoxville's Community TV channel at 7:30 PM tonight and meet the new officers of the Knox County Democratic Party: Chair LaKenya Middlebrook, Vice Chair Eddie Nelson, and Treasurer Caroline Cranford.

The Community TV channel airs at:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

or can be live streamed at: (CTV)

DTV Host Greg Mackay discusses current legislation under consideration in the Tennessee General Assembly with Knox County Representatives Rick Staples (D-15) and Gloria Johnson (D-13)

DTV airs on Friday, March 15th at 7:30 PM and can be viewed online (here!) or on your local cable channels:

Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

DTV features a discussion on the six week abortion ban bill before the Tennessee General Assembly along with a number of other women's health bills coming up in the Tennessee General Assembly. The panel discussion includes:
Corinne Rovetti, FNP, Co-Director at Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health (KCRH)
Bekki Vaden, Surgeon Assistant/Outreach at Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health (KCRH)
Tory Mills, Director of Community Engagement at Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi (PPTNM)
Renee Hoyos, DTV Host

DTV airs on Friday, March 8th at 7:30 PM and can be viewed online hereL (here!)
or on your local cable channels
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

Join DTV Host Renee Hoyos as she hosts a panel of Knox Couty Democratic Party leaders in a discussion about the upcoming Knox County Democratic Party reorganization convention. This discussion includes current KCDP Chair Emily Gregg, Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee member Sylvia Woods and LaKenya Middlebrook who has declared her candidacy for the next KCDP Chair. This program airs live on Friday, February 15th at 7:30 PM on our local Community TV Channel.

DTV streams live (here!) or on cable/satellite at:
Comcast Channel 12
Charter Channel 193
Wow! Channel 6
ATT U-verse Channel 99

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