- For other uses of the initials MUTV, see MUTV.
is an American student university Student television station
channel that originates
on the campus the University of Missouri
. The station airs original student programming in addition to recently released major motion pictures. MUTV airs to the campus on channel 23, though its programming is also simulcast to local cable TV
subscribers (see below). The station is funded by the student government and gives undergraduate students a chance to gain experience before entering their journalism sequence
MUTV off-campus on Mediacom
MUTV programming can also be seen on all Mediacom Public-access television
cable systems throughout the Columbia
-Jefferson City market
on cable channel 20, Tuesdays 9:00-10:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 12:00 midnight-1:00 a.m., Thursdays 5:00-6:00 p.m., and Saturdays 3:00-4:00 p.m.
MUTV was founded in the late 1990s by the Missouri Students Association, the student government organization on the Mizzou campus. The station’s founding purpose was for it to be promotional tools for MSA much like the student run radio station, KCOU
, was. However, this original purpose was not followed and after the first couple of years the station operated on its own and only looked to MSA for funding and support.It was during those first years that the leaders of MUTV redefined the stations goal. By 2001, the station became a tool for students to gain real life journalism experience before... Read More