Submit a Program

Public Access Programs

Burnsville Community Television (BCTV) accepts programming for playback on Comcast Cable Channel 14/799. 

BCTV does not guarantee a specific time block for playback of any public access programming.

Program Series

A program series is a collection of programs that are tied together by an individual theme. Generally, the program series has a show title, such as "The Northwoods Cooking Show" or "Bible Alive." When submitting a program series there is an expectation that new shows will be provided on a regular time schedule.


A program is an individual show that is produced as a stand-alone show. An example would be an elementary choir concert.

Program Submission

Programming can be submitted in the following ways:

Online submission

 Fill out your online program submission form and upload your video file to the BCTV submission site. A link for upload will be provided immediately after your form is submitted.

Online Program Submission Form

Online Program Series Submission Form

Preferred Format:

  • Codec: MP4
  • File Extension: .mp4
  • Frame Size: 1920 X 1080
  • Frame Rate: 29.97
  • Audio Bit Rate: 128 kbps
  • Channels: 2 (stereo)
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz

Other Accepted Format:

  • Codec: MPEG2
  • File extension: .mpg, .mpeg
  • Profile: Main (420), 422
  • Frame Size: 1280 x 720
  • Frame Rate: 59.94
  • Channels: 1 (mono)