Scheduled Maintenance!

SOPTV will be performing scheduled maintenance on Monday, September 18 from Midnight until approximately 6:00 AM. Programming on SOPTV PBS 8.1, SOPTV CREATE 8.2 and SOPTV WORLD 8.3 will be off the air during this time period.

Update: Grants Pass Back on the Air

Grants Pass is back on the air! Part of the power supply to the antenna had been damaged. Ken Burns’ Vietnam will be seen across southern Oregon.

As of 4pm on Tuesday, September 5, investigations into low or non-existing signals have revealed that … Continued

The Vietnam War

This month, SOPTV features Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour documentary series: The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, Vietnam tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. The … Continued

DVR Cutting Off Your Favorite BBC Show?

We feel your pain, as do many who watch British programming throughout the country – not just in Southern Oregon!
In short:
We recommend that anytime your are recording a British show, you should also record the show after it — to … Continued

US Bank Foundation Grant

On Wednesday, July 12, SOPTV was honored to receive a generous gift from the US Bank Foundation’s grant program, Community Possible.

Home Fires, Season 2 Cliffhanger

Although Home Fires garnered interest and showed some success for ITV – the production company that made the show – in May of 2016 it was decided that it would not be renewed for another season. Masterpiece has provided the … Continued

Your Local Support Is Important to Us 

Dear Friends,
As I write this month’s column, we just recently completed our June membership drive — the final pledge drive of our fiscal year. If you renewed your membership or sent an additional gift during our year-end campaign, thank you! We … Continued