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When you consider the value of North Carolina's statewide public television network, here are a few points to remember:

  • 77.7% of North Carolinians said UNC-TV's service is either "very important" or "important" in a statewide Elon Poll
  • North Carolina families watch more than 39 million viewer-hours of UNC-TV's children's programs annually
  • Research shows children who watch public television children's programs do better in school and in life
  • UNC-TV is North Carolina's source for PBS
  • UNC-TV is the only available North Carolina-based television broadcast service in some areas
  • UNC-TV is the most used state tax-supported service after the road system
  • UNC-TV's services cost just $1.00 per North Carolina citizen per year!
  • UNC-TV is part of North Carolina's emergency communications infrastructure, partnering with state and local public safety agencies
  • Last year UNC-TV produced 340 hours of original programming, such as North Carolina Now, Legislative Week in Review, and North Carolina Weekend

This information is not intended as tax, legal, or financial advice. Gift results may vary, consult your personal financial advisor for information specific to your situation.