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Bowie Television

There are three public access, education, and government (PEG) cable channels actively broadcasting from Bowie:

Channel Verizon Comcast
Bowie Government Channel 10 71
Bowie Community Programming (BCMC) 11 77
Bowie Government and Baltimore News 12 78

Bowie Government Channel (Verizon 10 / Comcast 71)

The City of Bowie operates Verizon Channel 10 / Comcast Channel 71. City Council meetings and other city government meetings are broadcast on this channel. In addition, resident information and announcements about upcoming city events and meetings are advertised on Channel 10/71. Videos about city-sponsored special events, such as the parade and Bowiefest also run on this channel.

Council meetings are broadcast live and are rebroadcast on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Meetings are also available as videos on demand [page: view meetings under Feature Links] from this website.

Verizon Channel 10 / Comcast Channel 71 Broadcast Schedule

Bowie Community Media Corporation (Verizon 11 / Comcast 77)

The Bowie Community Media Corporation (BCMC) is a non-profit organization supported by a grant from the City of Bowie to produce community programs. Individuals interested in producing shows must be trained and pay a membership fee to join BCMC ($100 for City of Bowie residents). Producers must also complete a studio form and a BCMC form available on the BCMC website.

This channel also runs public service announcements and event announcements relating to the Bowie community. To submit a request to post an item to the BCMC Televised Community Bulletin Board, email or call 301-814-3057.

Bowie Government and Baltimore News (Verizon 12 / Comcast 78)

Much of the programming on the Bowie Government Channel (10/71) is also broadcast on this channel. In addition, as a service to residents who can no longer receive Baltimore news as part of their local channels packages on Comcast and Verizon, the City of Bowie has arranged with WJZ in Baltimore to broadcast their news on Channel 12/78. News is broadcast at the following times:
  • Monday - Friday
    5 a.m. - 8 a.m.
    Noon - 12:35 p.m.
    4 - 7 p.m.
    11 p.m. - 11:35 pm.
  • Saturdays
    6 a.m. - 8 a.m.
    11 p.m. - 11:35 p.m.
  • Sundays
    8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    11 p.m. - 11:35 p.m.

City of Bowie Television Studio

The City of Bowie Cable Studio is owned and operated by the City of Bowie. The studio is used for the production of all programming that appears on the city's PEG channels. To reach the studio call 301-809-3057 or email. The studio is located at the Kenhill Center (formerly City Hall):
2614 Kenhill Dr.
Bowie, MD 20715