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​​​​To submit show for playback on CTN Public Access Channel 17 please follow these guidelines:

  • ​Make sure your Ann Arbor residency​ or Non Profit status is up-to-date or if you are unsure, please contact CTN at 734-794-6150 to begin the process. Residency must be verified before a playback time will be scheduled.

  • Submit a Channel 17 Show: Paper Application for Presentation.pdf
  • Submit a Channel 17 Show: Online Application for Presentation​Please make sure your residency or nonprofit status is active before completing this form. 
  • Submitted Digital Files must have a completed​ Application for Presentation form on the same day.
  • The premiere ​will occur no less than 2 weeks from date of submission.​
  • CTN accepts MPEG and MP4 files​
  • Programs should not contain:
    • ​Advertising designed to promote the sale of commercial products or services
    • Directly solicit for funds
    • Present material that is obscene or otherwise violates federal, state, or local law​
  • For public access programming questions​​​ please email [email protected]. ​

Please submit programs one of three ways:

1. (Preferred) Digitally via Google Drive, WeTransfer, Dropbox or other​ file sharing program. Send the link to both: [email protected] and [email protected] to ensure delivery.

2. Flash Drive 

3. DVD​

​A waterproof drop box is located outside the front door of CTN.

​Each submission:

  • Should contain 4 seconds of black both immediately preceding and following the program.
  • Be High Definition format (HD) (1920x1080) or Standard Definition Format  (SD) (720x480, 4:3, NTSC)