78.5 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, May 27, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesCABLE TV IS CHANGING CHANNELS

CABLE TV IS CHANGING CHANNELS

Feb. 6, 2004 – If you're used to tuning in to CNN Headline News on Innovative Cable TV's Channel 39 in St. Thomas and St. John, you need to know that a change is coming. Effective March 1, Channel 39 will be home to UPN. UPN, which broadcasts on WCVI-TV, currently reaches viewers on Channel 27.
Headline News will move to Channel 60 on March 1. Innovative spokesman Tom Dunn did not know what would occupy Channel 27.
Dunn said the change was necessary because a station in Puerto Rico interfered with WCVI-TV's broadcast signal as it operated on Channel 27.
WCVI-TV manager Victor Gold said that the station switched its over-the-air signal from Channel 27 to Channel 39 on Dec. 14. "That's if you've got rabbit ears," he said.
Dunn said that no change is anticipated at Innovative Cable TV in St. Croix.
UPN broadcasts "America's Top Model," which Gold said is the top show for females ages 18 to 34. Other shows in the line-up include "The Parker," "All of Us," "One on One," "Eve," "Girlfriend," "Half N Half," and "WWE Smackdown!"
"It's the No. 1 network in African American households," Gold said.
WCVI-TV began broadcasting on March 1, 2000. To learn more about the station, visit their Web site.

Publisher's note : Like the St. John Source now? Find out how you can love us twice as much — and show your support for the islands' free and independent news voice … click here.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,724FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Senate Calls for Payne to Resign, Governor for Justice Department Investigation as Allegations of Sexual Assault Mount

Read full story now: stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/26/vi-governor-calls-for-investigation-into-sexual-assault-all...

Fourteen senators met Thursday in an emergency meeting convened by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory to discuss allegations brought against Sen. Clarence Payne. Afterwards, the Legislature sent Payne a letter urging him to resign.
... See MoreSee Less

Senate Calls for Payne to Resign, Governor for Justice Department Investigation as Allegations of Sexual Assault Mount  

Read full story now: https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/26/vi-governor-calls-for-investigation-into-sexual-assault-allegations-against-senator/

Fourteen senators met Thursday in an emergency meeting convened by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory to discuss allegations brought against Sen. Clarence Payne. Afterwards, the Legislature sent Payne a letter urging him to resign.
Load more
Feb. 6, 2004 - If you're used to tuning in to CNN Headline News on Innovative Cable TV's Channel 39 in St. Thomas and St. John, you need to know that a change is coming. Effective March 1, Channel 39 will be home to UPN. UPN, which broadcasts on WCVI-TV, currently reaches viewers on Channel 27.
Headline News will move to Channel 60 on March 1. Innovative spokesman Tom Dunn did not know what would occupy Channel 27.
Dunn said the change was necessary because a station in Puerto Rico interfered with WCVI-TV's broadcast signal as it operated on Channel 27.
WCVI-TV manager Victor Gold said that the station switched its over-the-air signal from Channel 27 to Channel 39 on Dec. 14. "That's if you've got rabbit ears," he said.
Dunn said that no change is anticipated at Innovative Cable TV in St. Croix.
UPN broadcasts "America's Top Model," which Gold said is the top show for females ages 18 to 34. Other shows in the line-up include "The Parker," "All of Us," "One on One," "Eve," "Girlfriend," "Half N Half," and "WWE Smackdown!"
"It's the No. 1 network in African American households," Gold said.
WCVI-TV began broadcasting on March 1, 2000. To learn more about the station, visit their Web site.

Publisher's note : Like the St. John Source now? Find out how you can love us twice as much -- and show your support for the islands' free and independent news voice ... click here.