Free Children's TV Programs

January 1981
Spectra;Jan1981, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p12
This article presents information on the television programs being offered by the Multi-Cultural Children's Television (MCTV) in the U.S. MCTV is an organization that promotes the broadcast of high-quality children's entertainment programs on commercial stations and cable systems. The 25 television series available through MCTV focus on multi-cultural themes and range from serious examinations of social issues to pure comedy entertainment. They have been created by minority producers and are designed to appeal to young viewers from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, providing positive, realistic images of diverse cultures in the U.S. Over 1,000 individual television programs comprise the 25 series in the MCTV line-up. They are available to broadcasters and cable operators for a nominal handling fee of $25.00 per program. For further details and information about programs, broadcasters and cable operators are advised to contact MCTV at 800-227-3995. In California they are to call (4l5) 565-3320.


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