Frequently Asked Questions

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What is GTV6?
GTV6 is the government access cable channel for the City of Glendale, California.

 

How is GTV6 funded?
GTV6 is funded by cable subscribers via a small fee on their monthly bill.

 

What services does GTV6 provide?
In addition to live coverage of the City Council and nearly all board and commission meetings, GTV6 covers a variety of City-sponsored events throughout the year and produces a range of original programs designed to better inform and familiarize the community with city departments and the services they provide. We also provide an internal video production service to other city departments by producing training videos, documentation and duplication.

 

How long has GTV6 been operating?
The City of Glendale began limited live cablecasting of City Council meetings in February 1995. In 1997 we began producing original programming highlighting various city department programs and services. In 1999 we began live cablecasting of all City board and commission meetings.

 

How can I view GTV6?
There are three ways:
  • Charter Communications Cable customers can see GTV6 on channel 6 in Glendale, Montrose and La Crescenta and on channel 16 in Burbank. Glendale also airs City meeting agendas on Charter Cable channel 21.
  • AT&T U-Verse customers can view GTV6 by going to channel 99 and following the menu to City of Glendale.
  • GTV6 is streaming live on the internet. Our Online Video Archives also offer on-demand streaming of city meetings and original programs.

NOTE: GTV6 is not an over-the-air broadcast station and cannot be viewed via antennae. GTV6 is also not available on any satellite television service, such as DirectTV or Dish Network.

When will certain meetings or programs air?
There are three ways to find out:
  • Check out the programming schedule on this website
  • Daily schedules are viewable on our looping bulletin board which airs between programs.
  • Call us at (818) 548-4013.
City Council meetings
Live
  • Every Tuesday at 6:00 PM, except during holidays.
Replay
  • Every Wednesday and Friday at 7:00 PM*
  • Every Saturday at 1:00 PM*

* Following the Housing Authority meeting. Specific start times for City Council will be posted on our programming schedule Wednesday mornings.

City events
It may take a week or more for us to produce the program for air. Keep checking our programming schedule for air dates or give us a call at (818) 548-4013.

 

 

How can I get a DVD copy of a meeting or program?
All city meetings and original programming aired on GTV6 can be purchased from the City Clerk’s office. (818) 548-2090. The first copy is $20 and subsequent copies of the same program are $5 each.

 

NOTE: Programs aired on GTV6 are also available for viewing on-demand. Click the following links to view city meetings and GTV6 programs and special events.

 

 

Can GTV6 advertise or videotape my event?
No. Because we are a non-profit, government access channel, we are limited to promoting and covering events that are directly sponsored by the City of Glendale. For more information, please contact the city’s Public Information Officer at (818) 548-4844.
Can I rent GTV6 equipment / facilities or hire GTV6 staff for my video production?
No. Because we are a non-profit, government access channel, we are limited to producing content for the City of Glendale. For more information, please contact the city’s Public Information Officer at (818) 548-4844.

 

 

Are there any employment or internship opportunities?
Job openings at GTV6 are very rare. Visit the City of Glendale’s Human Resources Department web site or call them at (818) 548-2110 for current openings. GTV6 does offer internships on occasion based on our workload. Call us at (818) 548-4013 for availability.

 

 

Who do I contact if there are technical problems with GTV6
If you are experiencing problems with multiple channels, call customer service for your television provider:

If there is a problem with GTV6 only, please call us at (818) 548-4013.