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HCTV Program Schedule

Henrico County Television (HCTV) programming is now available through Comcast’s Video On Demand service. To access HCTV programs, select the “Get Local” folder, followed by “Government,” and finally “Access Henrico.” Video On Demand allows our Comcast cable subscribers to choose which HCTV program they want to watch and when they want to watch it. Approximately 25 programs are available at one time. We change the program line-up monthly. You may also request a DVD of an HCTV program by calling Public Relations at 501-4257.
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Watch our message board between scheduled programming every day for current Henrico events, services and public meeting information.

Fun with Friends, Episode 6 (23 mins)

Henrico County proudly presents FUN WITH FRIENDS. Episode Six, narrated by Greg Frazee, will feature ventriloquism with Chris Campbell and his friend Vern, craft time with Anna and Elaine making portrait pets, story time with Miss Bari featuring Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry, and Nathaniel Anderson, Kyle Billeter, Emma Fralin, Jenny Fralin and Joshua Wortham singing Hakuna Matata from The Lion King.

Pride and Precision: The Honor Guards of Henrico County (15 mins)

With polish and precision, the honor guards of Henrico County lead by quiet example and command respect for the flags of our nation, state and county. They also help honor the men and women who serve and sacrifice for us all. The Police and Fire divisions and the Sheriff’s Office each has its own ceremonial unit. They continue a proud military tradition that dates to 1784 and the end of the American Revolution.

Nature’s Artwork: Wildflowers of Central Virginia (21 mins)

With polish and precision, the honor guards of Henrico County lead by quiet example and command respect for the flags of our nation, state and county. They also help honor the men and women who serve and sacrifice for us all. The Police and Fire divisions and the Sheriff’s Office each has its own ceremonial unit. They continue a proud military tradition that dates to 1784 and the end of the American Revolution.

Stories of Prevention & Recovery (26 mins)

  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Signs of Drug Use
  • Prescription Painkillers Use & Abuse
  • Recovery Behind Bars
  • Safe Pill Disposal
  • Treatment for Addiction
  • Stop an Opioid Overdose with Naloxone

Forging Freedom: The Story of Gabriel’s Rebellion (29 mins)

Were it not for a typical late summer storm in Central Virginia, the events planned for August 30, 1800 might have changed the history of our country forever. A slave named Gabriel, owned by Thomas Henry Prosser of Brookfield plantation, conceived and organized a widespread slave uprising. Involving several Virginia localities, it was possibly the most far-reaching slave uprising planned in the history of the South. The plan might have succeeded had it not been for a sudden, severe downpour and the disclosure of the plot by several slaves, including Tom and Pharoah, who belonged to Mosby Sheppard of Meadow Farm. The alarm went out and the rebellion was thwarted. The effects of the conspiracy were profound and as a result, county and state leaders instituted legislation to regulate the movement of slaves and free blacks. Join HCTV as we tell the story of Gabriel and the failed insurrection in Forging Freedom: The Story of Gabriel’s Rebellion.

Fun with Friends, Episode 1 (24 mins)

Henrico County proudly presents FUN WITH FRIENDS. Episode One, narrated by Greg Frazee, will feature Applause Unlimited and their puppet show, The Ant and the Grasshopper, a virtual tour of Meadow Farm with Julian, story time with Miss Bari featuring Miss Spider’s Tea Party by David Kirk, and Josh Wortham singing The Bare Necessities from The Jungle Book.

The Open Road: The Interstate Highways in Henrico County (22 mins)

The National System of Interstate and Defense Highways united the far corners of the nation, changing lives and landscapes along the way. While their existence is largely taken for granted, they remain the most ambitious public works project in American history. More than one thousand miles of the network was allocated for Virginia in the 1956 plan. Henrico County benefitted from three components: I-95, I-64 and I-295. Together, they formed the framework for Henrico’s future growth. Join HCTV for a revealing road trip that connects past and present.

MONEY: The Evolution of Currency in America (25 mins)

Is there anything more American than the dollar bill? Today it is instantly recognized around the world and universally accepted as payment for just about anything. But American currency traveled a long and colorful course over several centuries before it became the global force we know today. Its development is intertwined with the nation’s history, and its evolution continues. Join HCTV as we explore the progressive phases of our legal tender in MONEY: The Evolution of Currency in America.

Identity Theft: Not a Matter of If, but When (17 mins)

Technology enhances our lives with countless conveniences. But it also provides endless opportunities for thieves to exploit our use of everything from social media to gift cards, credit cards, e-commerce and email. Join HCTV as we uncover some of the most popular scams, hacks, and schemes and learn how you can keep from being a target.

Dr. William C. Bosher, Jr.: The Man Behind the Bow Tie (35 mins)

William Cleveland Bosher Junior was born January 21, 1946 in Richmond, and spent his childhood on his family’s small farm in Hanover County. He landed his first teaching job in 1968 at Henrico’s J.R. Tucker High School at the age of 22, eventually becoming Superintendent of Schools for Henrico County, Chesterfield County, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He influenced the education of countless children and was known for his educational expertise nationally and internationally — as well as his trademark bow tie. His legacy is in the lives he touched and the spirit of hope he cultivated everywhere he went. Join HCTV as we experience his extraordinary life in Dr. William C. Bosher, Jr.: The Man Behind the Bow Tie.

Fun with Friends, Episode 2 (31 mins)

Henrico County proudly presents FUN WITH FRIENDS. Episode Two, narrated by Greg Frazee, will feature juggling with Jonathan Austin, craft time with Anna and Elaine making monster rocks and bugs, story time with Miss Bari featuring Three Ducks Went Wandering by Ron Roy, and Nathaniel Anderson singing Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast.

The Story of Maude F. Trevvett: A Lifetime of Teaching (21 mins)

Maude F. Trevvett was a primary teacher in Henrico County Public Schools for 46 years. At age nine she and her family emigrated from Leicester, England and settled in the village of Glen Allen. Trevvett began her teaching career in 1892 at Yellow Tavern School, followed by Laurel, and eventually Glen Allen School. She taught as many as three generations of Henrico students and left a permanent mark on the Glen Allen area. In 1958, Henrico officials acknowledged her dedication to Henrico by naming a new school in the Brookland district “Maude Trevvett Elementary School.”

Going Up? The History and Evolution of the Modern Elevator (18 mins)

Elevators provide a fast, practical way to move in our daily lives. The elevator — or “lift” as it’s known in some parts of the world — was not originally designed with people in mind. They carried materials and freight for industry. However, elevators quickly became a selling point for hotels and helped bring about modern skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building. Join HCTV as we look at the evolution of the modern elevator and how Henrico’s Department of Building Inspections ensures our county’s elevators are safe and sound.

Fun with Friends, Episode 3 (38 mins)

Henrico County proudly presents FUN WITH FRIENDS. Episode Three, narrated by Greg Frazee, will feature Applause Unlimited and their puppet show, The City Mouse and the Country Mouse, a virtual tour of Three Lakes Nature Center with Bekky, story time with Miss Bari featuring Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern, and Jenny Fralin singing Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious from Mary Poppins.

All Aboard! The History of the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad (27 mins)

The Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad was the sixth railroad to be chartered in the commonwealth, receiving exclusive rights from the General Assembly to connect Richmond and Fredericksburg to the Potomac River steamboat lines. RF&P played a key role in the Civil War and World War II, after which it modernized from steam engines to diesel locomotives. Over the course of its 157-year history the company acquired significant amounts of property along its route, including a number of acres in Henrico County — land that is now home to Glen Allen Stadium at RF&P Park. Though its trains no longer run through the heart of Virginia, the RF&P remains embedded in the history of the communities it touched and in the imagination of the people it served. 

Jackson Davis: Catalyst for Educational Equality (22 mins)

Jackson Davis made his name as an education reformer. He travelled with his camera, taking thousands of photographs documenting the often-poor condition of African-American education in the South during the first half of the 20th century. These stark images and Davis’ meticulous notes helped attract private investment that gradually lifted rural communities still suffering from the Civil War. While his service to Henrico lasted only a few years, Davis’ legacy continues. In 1962, the School Board opened Jackson Davis Elementary honoring the catalyst for educational equality.

Contact Us

Public Relations

Western Government Center
2nd Floor

4301 E. Parham Rd
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-4257

Fax
(804) 501-5500

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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