Comcast Enrolls at University of California


University of California Television has found a summer cable home.

Starting May 24, Comcast Corp. subscribers in the San Francisco area can receive UCTV programming on the operator’s educational-access channel, channel 27.

Interviews, lectures, documentaries and performances from all of the UC campuses and affiliated institutions on subjects such as health and medicine, science, public affairs and the arts will air every weekday from 1 p.m.-midnight, the operator said.

UCTV is available in more than 13 million homes nationwide, including carriage on EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite service.