Back in the early 1980s, cable television was new and a channel called "MTV" was all the rage. It was the first channel to continuously show music videos, with vee-jays (video jockeys) instead of disc jockeys hosting the show. Fast forward a few years to 1989, and NNPS-TV (then Newport News Cable Channel 36) is airing "HTV," where the H stands for homework instead of the M standing for music.
Telecom grad Steven Wilks wakes up at 5:15 a.m. each workday and the first thing he does is call the police.
The NNPS high school graduations will be held June 8, 10 and 11. NNPS-TV will video-record the commencement ceremonies for replay on NNPS-TV Cox 47/FiOS 17 and on our Roku channel. DVDs will be available for purchase.
NNPS-TV is now available on Roku®, which is an OTT (over-the-top) streaming device -- or a television specially configured as a Roku TV. It allows you to watch shows using the Internet instead of cable.
The Telecom team went live with the high school basketball games held on January 27, Denbigh at Warwick. The games were aired live on NNPS-TV Cox Channel 47/FiOS Channel 17 and also via the web on the students' YouTube channel, NNPS Telecom Network. Additionally, the live games could be seen via the webcast on nnpstv.com and on the NNPS-TV Roku channel. The games will be re-broadcast during February on NNPS-TV.
The Telecom student production crew recorded the high school wrestling matches held on January 18, and the matches are being aired on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17).
Starting next school year, Telecom seniors will receive honors-level credit for Telvision II.
Earlier this fall, Telecom program graduate Lawrenzo Green had the opportunity to use the skills he learned at Telecom to work on a video project with the city channel, Newport News TV (NNTV Cox Channel 48/Verizon FiOS 19).