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Student Television (STV) is the local student access channel for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Student television station was started in the early 1980s and aired its first show in 1983. The station, incorporated as a non-profit organization, is entirely student-run, and all programming is student-produced.
The tongue-in-cheek soap opera
General College premiered in spring of 1987. A year later, it was licensed for syndication to college campuses all over the country on the cable TV station National College Television (NCTV). The cast included Billy Crudup and Dan Cortese, who would later become notable professional actors in television and film. The show ran for two years on NCTV, until the network's demise in 1990.
Programs [ edit ]
General College - soap opera.
Off the Cuff - sketch comedy show, the station's longest running program.
Bluelite District - sketch comedy and reality show.
Highphenated - minority-oriented soap opera.
Common Men - sitcom about several college students living with an adult roommate.
STV Late Night - late night talk show featuring live guests, music and more.
Music Seen - music and local bands.
Sanitation Grade B - weekly talk show.
Carolina Style - STV's first fashion-based magazine program.
Notable alumni [ edit ]
Reception may vary by location and some stations may only be viewable with
WUNC/WUNP 4/36 (.1/.2 PBS, .2/.3 Kids, .3/.1 Explorer)
WRAL-TV 5 (.1 CBS, .2 Heroes & Icons)
WTVD 11 (.1 ABC, .2 LWN, .3 Laff)
WNCN 17 (.1 NBC, .2 Antenna)
WLFL 22 (.1 CW, .2 ZUUS)
WRDC 28 (.1 MNTV, .2 Grit, .3 Comet)
WRAY 30 (.1 TCT)
WUVC 40 (.1 UV, .2 UniMás, .3 Bounce, .4 GetTV)
WRPX/ WFPX 47/62 (.1 Ion, .2 Qubo, .3 Life, .4 Ion Shop, .5 QVC)
WRAZ 50 (.1 Fox, .2 Me-TV)