Networks such as NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, PBS, UNI, MNT, the CW, TBN, TEL, and others serve TV stations to cities in Texas including the following major markets: Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Lubbock, San Antonio, and more.
How to Find Channels
- Our channel lists are separated by city and state.
- Be sure to view channels based on the type of service you have (antenna, cable, or satellite TV)
- Use the search bar at the top if you don’t see your listed channels.
There are also some networks, mostly analog, in Mexico that serve Texas cities that are along the Rio Grande river (part of the MexicoñUnited States border). Examples include: Azteca 13 serving Del Rio, Eagle Pass, El Paso, Laredo, and Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Other Mexican TV networks sending signals across the Rio include Multimedios, Azteca 7, Canal de las Estrellas, Canal 5, Televisa Regional, and more.
One of the largest markets, Houston, is provided over-the-air programming from the following top stations: KPRC-TV, KUHT, KHOU, KTRK-TV, KETH-TV, KTXH, KLTJ, KRIV, KIAH, KXLN-DT, KTMD, KPXB-TV, KYAZ, KTBU, KUBE-TV, KZJL, and KFTH-DT.
ntTV – North Texas Television
ntTV is the official television station of the University of North Texas. It gives opportunities to the students of the University to participate in channel operation and TV production, providing entertainment programming and noncommercial information to basic cable subscribers of Denton County, Texas. The broadcasts go out to subscribers via Verizon Fios channel 46 and Charter Communications channel 22.
For a total of more than 100 hours of original content, ntTV airs 10 to 15 student produced programs each semester. Programming is available 24 hours each day, 7 days per week.
Texas Student Television
Another EDU chennel is Texas Student Television (TSTV). It is run and produced entirely by student staff. At TSTV students get hands on, learning new skills such as directing, camerawork, writing, producing, and more.
Entertainment shows brought by TSTV on antenna channel 29.1 and dorm channel 15, include: College Crossfire, Videogame Hour Live, Good Morning Texas, Longhorn Hip Hop, and others.
AOL TV listings
A simple way to find out what’s on in Texas, whether, broadcast TV, cable, or satellite, is by visiting AOL listings which provides up to date TV listings.
Just enter the zip code of where you are or will be, and a list of the available providers will be presented.
As an example, a listing for Austin includes cable providers: Time Warner Cable & Time Warner Cable Digital, Grande Communications & Grande Communications Digital, and AT&T U-verse TV Digital.
For Austin, TX satellite television providers, there are DISH, DIRECTV, 4DTV, AFN Satellite, C-Band, FAVE, Globecast World TV, MyGlobeTV, and Sky Angel Faith TV listings presented.
TV shows based on Texas
There are a variety of TV series and mini-series based in, or on, the State of Texas.
Some of the more popular of the group include:
Police Women of Dallas – a reality documentary series, likened to Cops, by TLC which follows a detective and three female police officers of the Dallas Police Department in Dallas, Texas. The second season of the show was ordered by the Oprah Winfrey Network, as TLC did not renew it.
The Eyes of Texas – an original TV series running from 1969 to 1999. It was syndicated and produced by KPRC-TV (NBC-affiliated television station in Houston, Texas.) & Stonefilms. It focused on travel, people, and events throughout Texas.
Animated series involving Texas in some fashion include The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Beavis and Butt-head, and King of the Hill.
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