Washington Week Has Moved to Sunday!

With the 24 hour news cycle – including our own PBS NewsHour upstaging Washington Week during the week, and very low ratings, we could no longer justify Washington Week on our main channel in prime time. For Friday viewers, however, … Continued

Season 3 of A Place to Call Home!

Once again, A Place to Call Home ended on a cliffhanger, and viewers are wondering what will happen next! Fortunately, SOPTV has already secured licensing for the next season, and will start airing episodes on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17! … Continued

Dear Friends, Thank You!

As we enter our 40th year of service to southern Oregon, I’m reminded of people like you who have made KSYS and KFTS and our many translators possible. Thank you! Together, we’ve accomplished a great deal providing local programming and … Continued

Forty Years of Service

This month your Southern Oregon Public Television celebrates its 40th year of bringing you the best television on television.
It all began in May of 1927 when Philo Farnsworth transmitted television pictures as part of a prototypical television system. By 1947 … Continued

Max’s Mission – Overdose Outreach Meeting

Max’s Mission is an outreach program to spread awareness of Naloxone – a medication used to stop the effects of opioids, especially in an overdose. The program was started by Max’s parents after their son passed away from an overdose … Continued

A Place to Call Home

We’ve received a lot of positive feedback about A Place to Call Home, and many of our viewers are anxious to find out when we’ll be airing the other seasons. We have completed the first season of A Place to … Continued

Programming and Funding Updates

Hope you are enjoying your summer and have appreciated many of our recent new programs on SOPTV, including Dancing on the Edge, The Tunnel, Shetland, and the Great British Baking Show, Season 3. This month we are looking forward to … Continued

Daytime Emmy Awards

Well, we’ve done it again. This year PBS programming received 15 Daytime Emmys!
Winners included:
• This Old House – Outstanding Lifestyle program
• Sesame Street – Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series
• The Mind of a Chef – Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program
• Peg + Cat … Continued