N E W S R E L E A S E
June 19, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Renee Dallman; Senior Communications Specialist
Channel 46 arts programming to return July 6
On June 1, Classic Arts Showcase (CAS) switched to an all-digital format. As a result, an equipment upgrade was required in order for James City County and City of Williamsburg customers to continue to have access to the programming. The upgrade is expected to be complete and CAS will return to Community Channel on Cox Cable Channel 46 by July 6.
According to their website, CAS is a not-for-profit 24-hour satellite programming service offered free of charge through local public service channels. There is no program guide, because the beauty is that viewers never know what to expect. One moment you might be watching a rare film of George Gershwin performing one of his own compositions on the piano, and less than five minutes later you might see Beverly Sills in a great moment from a classic opera.
The Community Channel is a partnership between James City County and the City of Williamsburg. In addition to CAS programming on Saturdays and Sundays, the channel rebroadcasts all County meetings and displays message board information for local non-profit organizations throughout the week. For more information, call 757-259-7702.