Scottsdale Video Network January program guide

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

In addition to Cox Cable channel 11 and our live stream, Scottsdale Video Network is now available on your Roku, Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, mobile phone and laptop through the LocalBTV app. Visit LocalBTV.com and read the FAQslinks to external site to learn more.

 

Public meetings

(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.)

Check our calendar at ScottsdaleAZ.gov for the updated public meeting schedule.

 

Programs

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

Behind the Business – Some businesses stay around for more than one generation. But do you know the story behind the business? We will look at an auto parts store that became one of the longest-lasting restaurants in Old Town and an insurance agent whose office has become part of the community! Mondays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Fridays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Building Hoover Dam – Learn about how one of the 7 wonders of the industrial world was built. Watch historical footage of the construction of Hoover Dam in this film produced by the U.S. Department of the Interior in the 1950s. Sundays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Tuesdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.; Fridays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

The Collaborative Road to Restoring Arizona's Forests – Join Lin Sue Cooney and Arizona business, academic and forest health leaders on a journey through the state's forests and the work needed to be done to protect these vast wildlands and the water they supply. Thursdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Fire & Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forests – Scottsdale was one of the first cities in the valley to sign on to support forest thinning efforts, which help combat mega-wildfires. Find out why forest thinning efforts are key to restoring our forests and protecting our watersheds, which provide water to valley cities like Scottsdale. Sundays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

From Scott to Drinkwater: The History of Scottsdale – Learn how Scottsdale got its name, the stories behind many of the people who have streets named after them and more! Thursdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Grow Strong & Healthy Trees in the Desert – Learn how to select and know where and when to plant your desert tree so you can grow strong and healthy trees. Sundays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Mondays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Honoring Preserve Pioneers – On Oct. 3, 1994, the Scottsdale City Council took a historic step when it passed Resolution No. 4103, formally establishing the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This is the story of the foresight and vision of the community to permanently protect the McDowell Mountains and Sonoran Desert. Tuesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Legends of Airpower – Fifty-two men and women who made America’s air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features exclusive interviews with Legends such as Chuck Yeager, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, and Paul Tibbetts. Spanning the first century of flight, “Legends of Airpower” effortlessly relates the life and times of these heroes. Mondays at 2, 2:30, 7, 7:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.; 3, 3:30, 6, 6:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3, 3:30, 8, and 8:30 a.m.; noon, 12:30, 4, 4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Neighborhood College – These programs help provide residents, neighborhood groups and homeowners associations with the information, resources and tools needed to become effective neighborhood leaders. Sundays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

One Short Ride – He was going for a short ride on his ATV, just out and back. Except he almost didn't come back. Brought to you by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Thursdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Fridays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

Operation Glen Canyon – Learn about how Glen Canyon Dam was built. Watch historical footage of the construction in this film produced by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in the 1950s. Sundays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Tuesdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Fridays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Scoundrels, Rascals & Cutthroats Part 2 – Our historical storyteller is back with two Scottsdale cases from the 1970s and 1990s, yet they have a relevance to today. There is a story of a teenager who was believed to have run away from home but was found dead more than 10 years later, and a shocking story of two men who were murdered after a road rage incident. Tuesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

Veterans AZ – Veterans AZ celebrates veterans across the great state of Arizona and highlights their stories and accomplishments. Episodes of this video discussion program (also released as a podcast) feature some amazing people who have served our nation, and others who serve them – from the many wonderful organizations that support the veterans in our community. Mondays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Wednesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Visit VeteransAZ.org for more information.

Yesterdays: The Song Family – From the old Channel 11 archives comes this interview show featuring former city manager Dick Bowers talking with a Scottsdale pioneer family, the Songs. Tuesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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