Watch a new “Race in the Race” for the 2020 election

Race in the Race 2020

Dr. Molefi Kete Asante leads the discussion during this installment of Race in the Race, concerning on politics during the pandemic and issues of race in the upcoming Presidential, national, state, and local elections. For 13 years running, the Libraries and the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Faculty of Color have co-hosted this engaging series of panels on timely topics, featuring faculty from across the university.

Watch it on TUTV this Wednesday, February 24 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Temple Update premieres first new show of the year this Thursday

Temple Update: December 3, 2020

Temple Update’s student reporters will return to TUTV beginning this week to cover the latest in campus news, the pandemic, and Temple sports in addition to the weekly forecast. Starting February 18, watch it live every Thursday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Comcast 50 and Verizon 45 within Philadelphia city limits or online everywhere.

Watch the full John Chaney Memorial Service on TUTV this week

John Chaney

If you missed the John Chaney Memorial Service last week, catch it on TUTV this Tuesday, February 16 at noon and 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, February 21 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Temple University held memorial services on Monday, February 8 for the late Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney. Chaney died on January 29, 2021. He was 89.

Chaney was the head coach at Temple for 24 years. In twenty-three of those years, Temple played in the postseason tournaments including 17 NCAA tournament appearances. Under his leadership, the Owls made five trips to the Final Eight (1988, 1991, 1993, 1999 and 2001). He completed his coaching at Temple with a 516-252 record.

Media Inside Out premieres new live episode Monday

Media Inside Out: Digital Literacy for the Elderly

In a new episode of Media Inside Out, host Sherri Hope Culver highlights the issue of senior citizens navigating our increasingly digital world. As society becomes more and more dependent on digital services, there must be an effort to create digital inclusion for older adults.

To help tackle this subject, Sherri invites guests Tobey Dichter, CEO of Generations on Line, a non-profit which helps seniors learn to use the internet and digital devices, and Loretta Geller, a senior citizen who is as adept at using the web as any millennial.

Tune in on Monday, February 8 at noon and 8 p.m. to watch the premiere of this program.

Special edition of Temple Athletics will honor Coach Chaney

John Chaney

Tune in to Temple Athletics this Saturday for a look back on the life and legacy of Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney, who passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the age of 89.

Joining host Alexis Beckett will be special guests Fran Dunphy, Acting Director of Athletics and former Head Coach who succeeded Chaney; Jason Ivey, Director of Player Development for Temple Men’s Basketball and former player under Chaney; and John Baum, a Hall of Fame Temple player and radio analyst for Temple Basketball.

Don’t miss this edition of our weekly Saturday sports program. Tune in to TUTV at noon and 8 p.m. on February 6.

Stream Temple’s Celebration of Life Service for Coach Chaney

Temple University will hold services on Monday, February 8 at 3 p.m. for the late Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney. Chaney died on January 29, 2021. He was 89.

Chaney was the head coach at Temple for 24 years. In twenty-three of those years, Temple played in the postseason tournaments including 17 NCAA tournament appearances. Under his leadership, the Owls made five trips to the Final Eight (1988, 1991, 1993, 1999 and 2001). He completed his coaching at Temple with a 516-252 record.

Tune in below at 3 p.m. on Monday for a live stream of the Celebration of Life Service.

Celebrate Black History Month with TUTV

Happy Black History Month

TUTV will honor Black History Month by airing programming highlight African American history, culture or achievement.

Click on the title of the program below for more information. Visit this page again for an expanded schedule later in the month.

Black History Month Programming Schedule

Program Day Time
Black America Every Mon. 11:30 am, 7:30 pm
CaribNation Every Wed. 10:30 am, 6:30 pm
A History of Black Achievement in America Every Sun. 12:30 & 8:30 pm
Temple University Diversity Symposium Wed. 3 1 & 9 pm
Detroit Civil Rights Trilogy Thurs. 4 1:30 & 9:30 pm
759: Boy Scouts of Harlem Wed. 10 1 & 9 pm
I am a Man from Memphis Thurs. 11 1 & 9 pm
Black Lives Always Mattered! Panel Wed. 17  1 & 9 pm
A Conversation with Charles Barkley Thurs. 18 1:30 & 9:30 pm
Library Lecture: Race in the Race 2020 Wed. 24  1 & 9 pm
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey Tues. 23  1 & 9 pm
Sheer Good Fortune: Toni Morrison Thurs. 25 1:30 & 9:30 pm
Temple People: David Brown Thurs. 25 2:30 & 10:30 pm

OwlSports Update is back for 2021!

OwlSports Update

TUTV’s weekly student-produced sports news program is back for the new year! New episodes will begin premiering every Thursday at noon and 8 p.m. starting February 4. Hear from your favorite sports anchors who will give you the latest on Temple athletics for the 2021 season!

Watch a new episode of our late night talk show Saturday!

Temple Tonight

Host Alexa Vernice returns for a new episode of Temple Tonight, and so do a bunch of former hosts! Jay Thatchet, Jessica Pierce, Simon Jones, Rachel Green, and John Doe, all of whom served as host for the program in prior years, come back to share some tips on making it as Temple Tonight‘s main event.

Alexa covers the headlines, proposes a new holiday (“November Day”) and later interviews Breea Gillette, host and founder of Strength in She, a multimedia podcast that strives to highlight women bosses who are making a difference within their community and career path.

Watch the premiere of this episode on TUTV this Saturday, January 30 at 3:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Did you miss Klein’s Class of 2020 Virtual Grad ceremony?

Klein College Commencement Ceremony

On January 14, 2021, Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication hosted a virtual graduation ceremony to recognize all 2020 graduates and presented a toast to the grads. Pennsylvania State Representative and Klein alum Malcolm Kenyatta was the Keynote Speaker.

If you missed it the first time around, turn in to TUTV this Tuesday, January 26 at 1 and 9 p.m. to catch it again.

First “Temple Athletics” of the year premieres Saturday


Student athletes on Broad St

Tune in this Saturday for the return of Temple Athletics! Temple Athletics takes a closer look at the many different sports played by Temple students through interviews with coaches and student-athletes, who provide their perspective. This semester, due to COVID, all interviews will be conducted through Zoom from the TV Studio.

Watch the premiere on Saturday, January 30 at noon and 8 p.m. on TUTV.

Welcome back, students!

Welcome back to school!

What is TUTV?

Temple University Television (TUTV) is Temple’s digital television station, committed to serving as a showcase for Temple students, faculty and alumni. That means we air content produced by the Temple community, and that includes you! Have you always been interested in becoming involved in media production, performance or screenwriting? Would you like to appear on TV someday? TUTV is here to help you achieve these goals. Even though Temple remains mostly virtual this semester, there are still ways to get involved with TUTV this semester.

How can you get involved?

You can submit your original work to TUTV, or take a class that produces programming with other students and teachers, such as Temple Update and A Broader View, or you can volunteer to work on the production teams of our regularly scheduled TV shows, such as Temple Talk or OwlSports Update.  Take a look at our list of shows and see if anything interests you. Not all shows are being produced this semester, so if you have any questions at all, just shoot us an email using our contact form.

Where to watch:

Of course, the best way to learn more about TUTV is to watch our 24/7 programming! If you have cable in your living quarters, tune in to Comcast channel 50 or Verizon channel 45, depending on your cable provider. If you don’t have cable, you can watch online.

Watch the Biden Inaugural live on TUTV

Inauguration Day 2021

TUTV will air a live feed from Washington, D.C. of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris taking their oaths at noon on Wednesday, January 20. Temple Update student reporters will be providing commentary and more from TV studios in Annenberg Hall.

Tune in to Comcast 50, Verizon 45 or watch it online.

New show focuses on obstacles for student athletes during COVID

Our New Normal: Athletes Cutting Through COVID

Tune in this week for the premiere of a new student-produced TUTV program, Our New Normal: Athletes Cutting Through COVID, hosted by Adam Wittekind and Nick Nystedt.

Sports fans already know how COVID-19 has impacted the world of professional sports, but Our New Normal takes a closer look at how the pandemic has affected athletes at a middle school, high school and college level.

Tune in to hear how budget cuts have affected nearby school LaSalle’s baseball program. Later, the hosts speak to Temple’s Director of Campus Recreation, John Doman, to about how the pandemic has impacted everyday students using Temple’s campus recreational facilities. Next, learn what top high school athletes in the Lehigh Valley are doing to attract the attention of college coaches despite the pandemic.

Watch all this and more on the premiere airing this Thursday, January 14 at noon and 8 p.m. on TUTV.

New North Philly Now premieres Tuesday

Host Deja Parker returns for a new edition of North Philly Now to investigate initiatives to mitigate the opioid crisis, get a look at what went on behind the scenes during the recent election in Philadelphia, and speak to a local business owner about the growth of at-home fitness classes.

To dig deeper into these topics, Deja conducts interviews with Tomas Verela, Jr. Director of Advocacy and Communications at the Urban League of Philadelphia; City Commissioner Lisa Deeley; Dr. Kendra Viner, Director of the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health; and Bria Moss-Wilkerson, owner of DanceFit Extertainment.

Tune in to TUTV on Tuesday, January 12 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. to watch the premiere.