Public Television Day

Public Television Day is observed next on Monday, April 7th, 2025 (299 days from today).

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With the primary mission of public service, public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media.  In many parts of the world, funding comes from the government, especially through an annual fee charged to the recipient. In the United States, public broadcasters are very interested and invested, thay may receive some funds from both federal and state sources, but generally the majority of financial support comes from sponsorships from organizations and businesses, from small stores to corporations, along with audience contributions through engagements. The vast majority are run as private nonprofit corporations.

Public broadcasting can be operated nationally or locally, depending on the country and station. In some countries, it seems that a single organization runs public broadcasting also public television. Other countries are different, there are many public broadcasting, public television organizations operating in the region or in different languages. Historically, in many countries (with the notable exception of the United States), public broadcasting sole form of broadcasting or has been the dominant. In most of these countries, commercial broadcasting now also exists. The number of countries broadcasting only to the public in the latter part of the 20th century decreased significantly.

To celebrate the kind of public broadcasting that has been going strong for decades, Public Television Day, held annually on April 7, is an opportunity for the next generation to review public television.

History of Public Television Day

The origins and history of Public Television Day are still unknown. Most people do not know who the creator of Public Television day is or why Public Television day is celebrated every year on April 7th and not another day. But Public Television is a humanistic form of broadcasting that we should celebrate.

How to watch Public Television Day

On Public Television Day, take the time to search and review public non-profit public television for all to know Broadcasting is not intended to make a profit as a company, but made exclusively for the welfare of the public. Share your Public Television day insights on social media with the hashtag #PublicTelevisionDay.


Public Television Day has been observed annually on April 7th.


Friday, April 7th, 2023

Sunday, April 7th, 2024

Monday, April 7th, 2025

Tuesday, April 7th, 2026

Wednesday, April 7th, 2027

Also on Monday, April 7th, 2025

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