Saturday, January 29, 2011

Houston Public Televison

Based in the LeRoy and Lucile Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting on the campus of the University of Houston, is the nation first public television station.

HoustonPBS, channel 8 has been broadcasting since 1953 and was one of the first members of the Public Broadcasting Service that still brings us Seaseme Street, NOVA and Masterpiece Theater. Other local firsts include the first Houston station to utilize closed captioning in its broadcasts.

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