LA JOLLA -- University of California Television today (Wednesday) announced that it made more than 1,000 hours of UCTV programming available to be downloaded and viewed for free on the Google Video service.
UCTV brings to Google Video its largest collection of educational video content, with UCTV programs from the 10-campus University of California system in subjects such as public affairs, science, health and medicine, humanities, and the arts.
The UCTV video collection is unique in its scope, featuring interviews, lectures, documentaries, musical performances, and more, with guests that range from scientists and CEOs to poets and artists.
UCTV is available nationwide on Dish Network satellite, cable and online, and its presence on the Google Video search engine will greatly expand UCTV's reach to millions more Web users worldwide.
"We are so pleased to have forged this partnership with Google Video and look forward to making our programming accessible to its many users," said UCTV's director Lynn Burnstan. "Finding reliable, accurate content on the Internet is so important today, and we know UCTV's content will meet this need for Google Video's users."
Google Video (http://video.google.com) is the world's first open online video marketplace, where users can search for, watch and even buy an ever-growing collection of TV shows, movies, music videos, documentaries, personal productions, and more.
UCTV is a 24-hour satellite channel that broadcasts the best in educational and enrichment programming from the University of California's 10 campuses, three national laboratories UC manages for the federal government, and affiliated institutions of the university.
UCTV is available to more than 16 million households nationwide via:
*Direct Broadcast Satellite: Nationwide 24 hours a day, Dish Network channel 9412
*Internet: Live Webcast, "video-on-demand" archives, audio and video podcasts at www.uctv.tv
*Cable TV: Community cable channels in California and across the country (visit www.uctv.tv/cable for details)
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