FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2012) - VTV America will launch on MHz Networks 11 in the Washington, DC metro area on August 1.
VTV America will feature Vietnamese, English, French, Russian and Chinese language television programming featuring Vietnamese culture, news, sports, educational, travel, business news, world news and general entertainment.
Viewers will be able to watch the channel on digital broadcast channel 30.11.
VTV 4 programming in Vietnamese will also expand its availability locally on MHz Networks 1 in the Washington, DC area. On weekdays, VTV programming will be on air from 12 to 3AM ET, from 8:30 to 10AM and another block from 1:30 to 4PM. During the weekend, audiences can watch VTV programs from 5 to 9AM ET.
MHz Networks 1 is available on digital broadcast channel 30.1, Comcast 271, Cox 470, RCN 30, Verizon FiOS 451, Dish Network 8077 and DirecTV 56.
Nationally, VTV will be available to viewers on MHz Worldview daily from 11 AM - NOON ET.
Viewers in over 30 million MHz digital broadcast, cable, satellite and telco households will experience VTV content. The full carriage list is available here: www.mhznetworks.org/mhzworldview/carriage.
Frederick Thomas, MHz Networks Chief Executive, says, "The addition of VTV America on MHz brings our viewers full-time access to Vietnam and the region."
VTV America joins the existing MHz line-up of premier full-time broadcast partners in DC, including Al Jazeera English, Arirang TV, CCTV, Ethiopian TV, France 24, NHK World TV, and RT/RT Espanol.
MHz Networks is an independent, non-commercial television broadcaster delivering international programming and providing diverse cultural perspectives for a globally-minded audience.
MHz Worldview, MHz Networks flagship channel, brings programming to globally-minded audiences in the US through affiliates, including cable, satellite and online. Also serving the Washington, DC area's 4.9 million residents with ten local broadcast channels, MHz Networks features programs from around the world on-air in more than 20 different languages.
MHz Networks is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, and has studio facilities in Falls Church, VA and at Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.