Welcome to Access Bellingham

​​​​​​​​Access Bellingham provides public access television in Bellingham, Washington. Bellingham community members are encouraged to contribute by producing and submitting programming that reflects the spirit of our community. Videos air on BTV as follows:

  • Comcast cable channels 321 (HD) and 10 (SD),
  • CenturyLink channels 1040 (HD) and 40 (SD),
  • and live on BTV’s live stream.

Access Bellingham provides six hours of non-commercial, citizen-produced programming on Sunday evenings, 6 p.m. to midnight, every week. Programs air without editorial review. 

Program Schedule

The schedule for Access Bellingham programming is available five days in advance on BTV’s main page and via Comcast and CenturyLink program guides.

Access Bellingham is for Bellingham residents

You must be a Bellingham resident to submit programming. Access Bellingham is a non-commercial service; video programs that are designed to sell services or products are not appropriate for air. See our Policies (PDF) for other details.

What is Public Access Television? 

Public access television is local, non-commercial programming created by a wide variety of individuals, groups, and organizations within a community. Programs are aired on a first-come, first-aired basis, without editorial control except over unprotected free speech. Access Bellingham content must adhere to copyright law.