The MCTV Network and Midland Government Television are the City of Midland's public and government access cable television channels. Click on the links below to find out more about MGTV-188, MCTV-189, MPS-190, and MCTV-191.

MCTV Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday – 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Weekday evenings and some Saturdays for access users (by reservation only)

Midland Community Television (MCTV)
1710 W. St. Andrews St.
Midland, MI 48640
Phone: 989-837-3474
Fax: 989-837-3478
EMail:  rbeacom@midland-mi.org 

Midland's Public & Government Channels

To view MCTV programming online, follow the links below.

MCTV 191-Community Voices - features non-commercial programs produced or submitted by community members. Click here for a schedule of upcoming programming.

MCTV 189-Messages - a community message board channel. Residents and non-profits located in Midland County may post MCTV-approved messages. There's a $25 annual fee for this service.

MGTV 188-Midland Government Television - cablecasts programs produced or submitted by government agencies, primarily the City of Midland.  A message board about City services is also cablecast.

MPS-190 Midland Public Schools - news and information of Midland Public Schools. Find details school closings and cancellations details, event information, and more.

Cable Issues

The above channels are shown on Charter Communications cable system in the city of Midland and parts of the surrounding townships. Click here for more on cable access issues.

Latest Updates

MCTV Channels Changed  Find out new locations for cable access channels.

Learn TV Production  Sign up for 2014 workshops on video production.

MCTV on U-Verse  AT&T U-Verse subscribers can now watch MCTV programming. Look under the Channel 99 menu to find MCTV.

Friends of MCTV   Help keep MCTV going - join Friends of MCTV.

Underwriting   Support the network as an MCTV underwriter.

MCTV-191 Videos Watch MCTV-191 Community Voices programming online (explained in YouTube video above).

Programming on MCTV   Find out what's scheduled to air on MGTV-188, MCTV-191, and MPS-190 this week and next.

All About The Department

Advertise Your Event on the MCTV-189 Message Board.

MCTV Access User Training Training on how to operate MCTV's video production equipment and produce your own public access program.

  • Access User Fee  Those who use MCTV’s video production equipment, submit programs for cablecast on MCTV 191 or MCTV 188, or submit messages for the MCTV 189 message board are required to pay a $25 annual fee.

MCTV Rules and Regulations  City of Midland rules and regulations for use of Midland Community Television (MCTV) public access cable channels and facilities.

Watch City Meetings Online City Council and City boards and commissions meetings are videotaped to keep citizens up-to-date and informed about local government policymaking and activities. Videos are cablecast on MGTV 188 and appear online via on-demand streaming video. Streaming videos dates back to late 2005.

"City in 15"  Keep up-to-date on the latest City news, plus interesting segments about City services, programs, and events, in this 15-minute news magazine that appears daily on MGTV 188 and via on-demand video.

MCTV Programming Policy  Policies and requirements for acceptable programming.