About TV 8

The nation’s first educational television station, TV 8 is public television for Houston, featuring quality programs about culture, arts, science, news, national/world affairs, and outstanding children’s programming. Support comes primarily through the generous contributions of listeners with additional money from grants, special events and the local business community. KUHT TV 8 is licensed to the University of Houston System governed by the UH Board of RegentsThe Houston Public Media Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 support organization which serves to secure the financial future of Houston Public Broadcasting and to cultivate and engage community resources to support its mission.

 

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TV 8 Program Services

We are transitioning to a joint master control system with several other PBS stations. Unfortunately, our audio-only channels would not be fully supported in that new system, so we have made the decision to discontinue them. HPM News, HPM Classical, and HPM Mixtape are still available for streaming online, and via HD Radio at 88.7FM.

Broadcast Channel 8.1 KUHT HD is our primary channel featuring all your favorite PBS programs in High Definition, including children’s programming six days a week.

  • Comcast: Channel 8 (SD) & 608 (HD)
  • AT&T: Channel 1008
  • Dish Network: Channel 6395
  • DirecTV: Channel 8.1

Broadcast Channel 8.2 KUHT2 carries additional PBS programming, with children’s programming on Sundays, as well as the CREATE program service featuring How-Tos, Cooking, Crafts and more!

  • Comcast: Channel 323

Broadcast Channel 8.3 is broadcasting children’s programming from PBS Kids.

  • Comcast: Channel 324

Broadcast Channel 8.4 is broadcasting WORLD, a 24/7 channel featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers.

  • Comcast: Channel 304