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Colorado Public Television Airs “Al Jazeera English” on 12.3 MHz Worldview

Release Date: 02/01/11
Author: Pam
Colorado Public Television Airs “Al Jazeera English” on 12.3 MHz Worldview Weekdays at 6 am and 5 pm and weekends at 5 pm

Denver (February 1, 2011) – Colorado Public Television (CPT12) will continue to broadcast “Al Jazeera English” on multicast channel 12.3, MHz Worldview, despite the shut down of the Al Jazeera Arabic bureau in Egypt and other media stories noting a black-out of Al Jazeera in the U.S. The program includes 6 am and 5pm weekday “Al Jazeera English” newscasts and weekend broadcasts at 5pm.  

“Al Jazeera English’s” magazine program “Riz Khan's One on One” is also available on CPT12.3 MHz Worldview on Sundays at 8:30am. Additional information on Al Jazeera English can be found at: http://english.aljazeera.net/

About Colorado Public Television – CPT12
Every day Colorado Public Television (CPT12) sets itself apart with an unparalleled schedule of local, “community voice” public affairs programming and invites our statewide audience to explore new issues, ideas, people and places in the state, nation and world. CPT12 curates three digital channels including our flagship signal with a mix of local, national and international programming and infused with quality PBS shows (12.1); CPT12+, the best of independently produced documentaries, music, travel, exercise, cooking, public affairs and more (12.2); and MHz Worldview, providing international news from five continents and diverse cultural perspectives for a globally minded audience (12.3). Noted by The Denver Post in its “2010 TV person of the year” honor of CEO Wick Rowland, CPT12 is a “feisty outlet” that takes a tough stance “on matters of censorship & politics.”

CPT12.3 is available over the air in the Denver Metro area on channel 12.3 and on cable in the Denver Metro area, Northern Front Range, Aspen, Glenwood, Granby, Rifle and Silt and on Comcast’s Xfinity channel 252.  In Pueblo/Colorado Springs, CPT12.3 is broadcast over the air on channel 12.3 and is on channel 23 on Comcast.

World View – Community Voice
cpt12.org (formerly KBDI.org)

About MHz
MHz Networks is an independent, non-profit public broadcaster, bringing international perspectives and programming to globally-minded viewers throughout the United States. www.mhznetworks.org

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