Brigham Young University Television (also known as BYUtv or BYU Television) is a cable/satellite television channel operated by Brigham Young University. BYUtv content originates from the university and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
BYUtv delivers programming to viewers across the globe through direct satellite broadcast services (for example, Dish and DirecTV), cable carriers in select areas, the church satellite system, and internet streaming.
The network is currently available to more than 40 million cable and DTH (direct-to-home) satellite subscribers in the United States. BYUtv is available on cable in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
BYUtv is working to add additional cable carriers across the United States, and in 2007 Charter Communications launched the channel nationwide on their digital religious tier.
BYUtv can also be found through online streaming provided by Move Networks, on the Dish Network and DirecTV pay-satellite services, and free to air via Galaxy 28 and 19 in DVB-S format.
BYUtv features a variety of uplifting programming such as:
- Family-friendly programming
- Values-based reality shows
- Regional and international dance and musical performances
- Family movies
- Documentaries and other popular syndicated series
- BYU Devotionals and forums
- BYU Women’s Conference
- BYU Sporting events
- Special broadcasts from the LDS Church including General Conference, CES and Church firesides