Changes to UWTV Television Broadcast

Beginning January 1, 2017, UWTV programming will be available only online and on demand. The 24/7 live stream of UWTV will end on December 31, 2016.

The great programs you watch on UWTV are not going away! Current and future UWTV programs are available to watch online and on demand here at, the UWTV YouTube channel, Roku, Vimeo (new!) and the UWTV Amazon Fire TV app.

The only change is that the 24/7 live stream of UWTV will no longer be available on cable television or online after December 31, 2016.


Will I still be able to watch UWTV programming?
Yes! Your favorite UWTV programs have been and will continue to be available to watch on demand on, YouTube, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Vimeo (new!) and via syndication where available.

Will still be available?
Yes! will continue to offer on demand video from the University of Washington. Only the 24/7 live stream will no longer be available on

Will new UWTV programs continue to be produced?
Yes! We will continue to produce new programs that will be available to watch on demand here on, YouTube and Amazon Fire TV.

We encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter for updates on new programs.

What will happen to UW 360?
New episodes of UW 360 (the news/magazine TV show about the UW) will continue to be produced and can be watched on demand at, YouTube, Amazon Fire TV and via syndication on KOMO.

What will happen to the UWTV Roku channel live stream?
We are working with Roku to redesign our channel to offer on demand content. We are hoping to offer a new and improved Roku experience on or before January 1, 2017. We will keep everyone apprised of our progress.

What will happen to NASA TV programming on UWTV?
It will no longer be available on UWTV when broadcast ends after December 31, 2016. NASA TV can be watched online or contact your cable company for broadcast information.

Will UWTV still be available on HuskyTV?
No. All live streams of UWTV will end after December 31, 2016.

Why is the University of Washington ending the UWTV television channel broadcast?
To reallocate financial resources and adapt to the changing television environment. More people are accessing video content on their computers, smart TVs and mobile devices than ever before which has resulted in an increase in viewers for our online programs.

Who can I contact about this change?
If you have questions regarding this change, please contact UW Video Associate Vice President and UWTV General Manager, John Haslam, at 206.543.6343 or

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