People TV Atlanta 501(c)(3) Non-Profit * 190 14th St., NW * Atlanta, GA 30318 * Phone 404-873-6712

People TV, Inc. is an independent, non-profit community organization which operates public access in Atlanta.
People TV, Inc. is not an agent or affiliate of the City of Atlanta or the Cable Operator.

Comcast Cable Channel 24 in Atlanta, GA

 

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People TV will start accepting channel time applications for our 2017 Winter/Spring and Spring/Summer Season(s) on Saturday, January 21, 2016 from 9am – 5pm at our studios.


Click here for the current announcement 



Applicants for monthly and one-time special programming are strongly encouraged to apply throughout the Winter/Spring/Summer Seasons as programming allows. 


All APPLICANTS WHO ARE CITY OF ATLANTA RESIDENTS MUST DOWNLOAD AND RETURN the completed application and payment in person with proof of residency.


Non-Resident, Out-of-State, Student, and Independent producers who are submitting ready-to-air content may complete the application ELECTRONICALLY and email to james@peopletv.org.  Producers may also provide their content via the various approved content delivery formats.


No applications will be accepted prior to January 21, 2017.  We prioritize Atlanta City Residents on a first-come, first-serve basis when processing our applications.















PRODUCER CATEGORIES


Your Producer Status depends at least in part on your place of residence. It is important that you maintain a current address on file with People TV Inc. Proof of residency is required. Returned mail that is marked undeliverable by the U.S. Postal Service will indicate that your address is incorrect on file and a new address and proof of residency will be required.

  • Resident Certified - Atlanta resident who completed People TV certification.
  • Resident Independent - Atlanta resident who producers a program without use of PTV studios or equipment.
  • Organization Producer/Agent - Non-profit organization must have certified producer to serve as agent to use PTV studios and equipment.
  • Non-resident Certified - Non-Atlanta resident who has completed People TV certification requirements
  • Non-resident Independent - Non-Atlanta resident or organization that does not use People TV inc. facilities or equipment to produce their program.


CHANNEL TIME APPLICATION  INFO


CHANNEL TIME SUBMISSION DATES:
Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9
a – 5p
Ongoing through the 2017 Cablecast Season as Programming allows.


Please be sure to bring the following items with you when you come to apply for a resident channel time:

  • Proper proof of your residency in the city of Atlanta and/or completed ALL required organization agent forms for nonprofits. You are REQUIRED to provide People TV with Proof of Residence as stated on the channel time application.  You MUST bring an original as well as a copy of your proof of residence for verification if you are applying as a City of Atlanta resident. People TV will accept a driver’s license, electric or gas bill, notarized residential lease, state issued ID or voter’s registration card with your current street address as proof of residency. (A phone bill, cable bill, bank statement or credit card bill will not be accepted as valid proof of residence.)
  • Channel Time Application form must be filled out completely and signed. 
  • Must provide your City Council and Fulton County Districts as well as a detailed synopsis of your program.
  • Handbook Acceptance Form signed, dated and payment made.
  • People TV Producer Agreement and Indemnification Form must be completed and signed


ADULT CONTENT will no longer be accepted.  Programming with strong language will be aired after 1am.

SCHEDULE FOR 2017 Winter/Spring SEASON:
Sunday February 5, 2017 - Saturday April 23, 2017


SCHEDULE FOR 2017 Winter/Spring SEASON:

Sunday May 14, 2017 - Saturday July 30, 2017

Producers can apply for 58 or 28 minutes weekly, bi-weekly and monthly programs or for one time specials. Time slots will be assigned on a first come basis with city of Atlanta residents given priority.*  Due to production requirements only a limited number of live slots are available.  Please refer to the online Producer Handbook for guidelines on producing and submitting programs to People TV.


*Please note - Time slots are not guaranteed or owned by the producer. If producer fails to submit payment and/or program in a timely manner, People TV may fill the time slot with another program without notice to producer.) People TV may at its discretion pre-empt regularly scheduled programming.
 
*A resident is any person, whose legal residence is located within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Atlanta.  Individuals are required to show proof of residency by providing a valid Georgia driver's license with the current address or state issued ID card, a current month's utility bill (gas or electric only) in your name, or a lease notarized for your residence in your name. Additional proof may be required. Any person falsifying residency will be suspended from People TV.


CHANNEL TIME SLOT APPLICATION  FEES


  • $100 Atlanta Residents
  • $150 Non-Atlanta Residents
  • $50 One Time Special
  • $75 Monthly  (4 Shows)
  • $25 Special/Monthly Student


(Facility Access Fee may apply if PTV studios, editing and location equipment is requested to produce program.)

  • Non-Atlanta Resident (1 Time) Facility Access Fee $25


Use of PTV facilities and equipment may require pre-certification and authorization by PTV management.


Channel application fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and must be paid when submitting an application for a timeslot.  Payment may be made by money order, certified check or electronic through PayPal.


NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.