General Entertainment

A&E Channel 26

The leader in quality entertainment featuring the best in comedy, drama, documentaries and performing arts. A&E leads the industry in providing programming with educational merit.

Black Entertainment Television (BET) Channel 47

Keeps viewers entertained, educated, and excited with hard-hitting news, electrifying music videos, family entertainment and more. BET's specially-formatted programming encourages community interaction and its original series include "Sports Overtime," and "Heart & Soul of R&B."

E! Entertainment Television Channel 55

The only network devoted exclusively to the world of entertainment. Among E!'s compelling features are celebrity interviews, previews of the latest movie releases, and original programs such as Talk Soup.

Turner Network Television (TNT) Channel 44

When it comes to big-time entertainment, nobody plays movies, makes originals, knows cartoons or covers sports like TNT. Programming features the greatest movies Hollywood ever made, star-studded original productions, and classic kids' shows.

Superstation TBS Channel 7

Features an outstanding array of family-oriented programming. See exclusive specials, compelling documentaries and movies, plus professional sports.

USA Network Channel 29

USA features syndicated dramas like The Highlander, Walker, Texas Ranger, Silk Stalkings, Pacific Blue and Le Femme Nikita. These shows, in addition to comedy programs, variety specials and exclusive sports coverage, make USA one of the most popular cable networks in prime time.

News and Information

CNN Channel 38

CNN provides viewers the fastest, most complete 24-hour coverage of breaking news. It offers a variety of programs ranging from business to sports to entertainment, as well as topical interviews and the highly regarded Larry King Live program.

Court TV Channel 49

Court TV is dedicated to live and taped replay of courtroom trials throughout the US. There is also continuing education courses offered for attorneys and paralegals as well as weekly reviews of recently passed Federal legislation and US Supreme Court rulings.

CNBC Channel 54

Financial news highlights dominate the day, while nights include features and discussions of contemporary business issues.

C-SPAN I - The US House of RepresentativesChannel 50

C-SPAN2 - The US Senate Channel 51

Unique news and information programming, including 24-hour coverage of important political events from Washington, DC and around the nation. C-SPAN offers debate from the floor of the U.S. House, live and in its entirety. C-SPAN2 covers the U.S. Senate.

Headline News Channel 23

Every 30 minutes, Turner Broadcasting's 24-hour news service delivers an updated, concise report on the day's top stories, business, sports and entertainment news for the on-the-go viewer.

The Weather Channel Channel 35

Weather watchers can find 24-hour reports on regional and national weather conditions, special weather-related features and reports on unusual weather phenomenon.

Also check out the US Weather Bureau Web Site or the Weather Site or more weather links check out The Weather Page


ESPN Channel 37

America's number one sports network delivers all sports, all the time, plus diverse sports-related news and information. Features Sunday Night NFL Football,Major League Baseball and NCAA Basketball.

ESPN2 Channel 45

An exciting, fast-paced mix of sports, events, news, information, sports entertainment and nightly themed blocks for the younger sports fan.

The Golf Channel Channel 53

The Golf Channel provides more live golf coverage than all other networks combined. Tournaments include coverage from the PGA Tour, Senior PGA Tour, NIKE Tour, LPGA, PGA Tour, Australian and PGA European Tour. Original live programming on The Golf Channel includes a weekly live call-in show - Golf Talk Live, and a nightly golf news show, Golf Central. The service also provides instructional programs such as The Golf Channel Academy and The Golf Channel Academy.

Home Team Sports Channel 24

Turner Network Television (TNT) sports Channel 44

Great programming includes sports and weekly series, plus the ever-popular NBA On TNT and Sunday Night Football

Superstation TBS sports Channel 7

One of America's most popular basic entertainment networks includes a wide variety of professional sports and sports specials.

TNN: The Nashville Networksports Channel 33

Wide-ranging programming includes extensive coverage of the NASCARracing circuit.

USA Network Sports Channel 29

Exclusive programming for die-hard sports fans includes championship tennis and golf events. USA is also the official cable network of the World Wrestling Federation.

WGN Superstation Chicago -Cubs Baseball Channel 43


Cartoon Network Channel 22

The world's first and only 24-hour network offering the best in animation programming. For cartoon lovers young and old, this network offers 8,500 animated programs from the Hanna-Barbera libraries including Bugs Bunny, The Flintstones and many more.

Comedy Central Channel 36

Comedy Central offers all-comedy programming in a variety of formats.

Lifetime Television - Television for Women Channel 34

Lifetime offers contemporary entertainment and information programming which targets women, including shows on parenting, fitness, lifestyles and relationships.

The Discovery Channel Channel 25

Explore your world with powerful and insightful news and information documentaries from the worlds of science, nature, medicine and outdoor adventure.

The Disney Channel Channel 18

Quality entertainment for the whole family, featuring animated Disney classics, original series, entertainment specials and movies.

Nick at Nite Nickelodeon Channel 42

Nick offers a wide array of original programming for children ages 2 to 11 including animation, comedy, drama, news, game shows, educational and magazine shows. Nick-at-Nite offers the old stanards such as Wonder Years, Happy Days, Dick Van Dyke and Bob Newhart.

The Family Channel Channel 30

Highlights positive values and offers a broad mix of original programs and classic favorites for the entire family. Program scheduling includes a Saturday block of westerns, daily children's shows, dramas, sitcoms and movies.

The Learning Channel Channel 46

Entertaining and informative programming 24-hours a day, including six commercial-free hours of daily programming for pre-schoolers.

Sci-Fi Channel Channel 40

Features the best of science fiction, science fact, fantasy and horror. The Sci-Fi programming mix includes classic and current popular series, original movies and series, animation, documentaries, plus feature films packaged into festivals and theme weeks.


AMC Channel 52

The leader in classic Hollywood entertainment, providing commercial-free, uncut classic movies and original programming on a 24-hour basis.

CinemaxChannel 15

Cinemax offers more than 170 different movies per month, showcasing a different movie each night of the week.

The Disney Channel Channel 18

Quality entertainment for the whole family, featuring animated Disney classics, original series, entertainment specials and movies.

Home Box Office HBOChannel 19

Hbo offers more than 80 different movies each month, from box office hits to original programming, plus comedy, documentaries, series, music, sports and family entertainment.

ShowtimeChannel 17

Showtime offers recent Hollywood movies, original programming, family shows, comedy and championship boxing.

The Movie ChannelChannel 20

TMC offers all movies, 23 hours a day, from recent hits to classics, uncut and commercial free.

TNN: The Nashville Network Channel 33

America's top source of country music entertainment offers original concert specials, entertainment news, interviews, live variety, music videos and exclusive sports coverage 18 hours a day.

Special Interest

Home & Garden Television (HGTV) Channel 56

The only cable network devoted entirely to everything Americans love about home, HGTV offers programming focused on gardening and landscaping, building and remodeling, home decorating and interior design, hobbies and crafts, and home electronics.

QVC Home Shopping ChannelChannel 32

An interactive home shopping service, offering a large selection of brand name merchandise. The nation's premier provider of consumer electronics via television, QVC provides consumers with a choice of valuable, affordable products that they can purchase in the comfort of their own homes.

Trinity BroadcastingChannel 41

TBN is a 24 hour a day religious network which features a variety of programming from a broad denominational representation.

WACN-LP TV - Apex, NCChannel 57

Locally originiated and national religious programming of non-denominational nature.

Music and More

MTV Channel 39

MTV is an all-stereo video music chanel integrating contemporary music, news specials and original programming into a variety of formats.

TNN: The Nashville NetworkChannel 33

TNN offers original concert specials, exculsive sports coverage, entertainment news and interviews.

Video Hits-1 Channel 31

VH-1 sportlights music, videos from rock, soul and country artisits as well as music awards shows and special events.

The National Networks

The ABC Television NetworkChannel 13 - WTVD - (11) Durham
The CBS Television NetworkChannel 3 - WRAL - (5) Raleigh
The Fox Television NetworkChannel 8 - WRAZ(50) Raleigh
The NBC Television NetworkChannel 12 -WNCN (17) Raleigh
The Public Broadcasting ServiceChannel 4 -WUNC-TV(4) Chapel Hill
The United Paramount NetworkChannel 10 - WRDC (28) Raleigh
The PAX Television NetworkChannel 61 - WRPX (47) Raleigh
The Warner Brothers NetworkChannel 6 - WLFL (22), Channel 43,