ECTVECTV Channel 40

ECTV-40 is Elizabethtown College’s student-run television station housed within the Department of Communications. ECTV serves the campus community and 25,000 homes in the Elizabethtown area. Broadcasting sports, campus and community news, special events, classic film and television programming, and entertainment, ECTV appeals to a variety of viewers.

Current original programming includes:

  • E-town Tonight, a live evening news magazine show highlighting campus news, sports and entertainment.
  • V.I.P., covering all types of entertainment from movies to music to local happenings.
  • Juicy Campus, a talk show covering on events and topics that are being talked about on campus & the world.
  • After the Buzzer, a sports show covering on and off campus sporting events.

ECTV’s studio centers on a news desk donated by WGAL, Lancaster, PA’s NBC affiliate. Equipment includes Panasonic studio and overhead cameras, Panasonic DVC Pro Decks, a Panasonic Switcher, and a ClearCOM Intercom System. The ECTV mobile teaching and production van features remote equipment including JVC video cameras and commentator equipment.

For further information, contact the Station Manager at or the Director of Broadcasting at 717-361-6414. Organizations in the area interested in underwriting opportunities are encouraged to contact the Underwriting Director at