William Paterson Broadcast Network was established to coordinate  the varied and growing activities related to the broadcast outlets operating on campus.

Campus Ch. 6 - Cablevision Ch. 76

WPTV's Website

WPTV's regular shows:

American Controversial
A half hour talk show illuminating students' perspectives on current political issues facing the nation.

Divide and Conquer
WPTV's own game show, complete with Jeopardy-like format and new contestants every week.

Entertainment Weekly
E.W. provides news from films/movies, television, music and William Paterson University.

Jammin' TV
A music show presenting live local music talents of all genres. This is a half hour program that occasionally simulcasts its audio content with WPSC for special one-hour events.

Live At Five
A 30-minute program airing on selected weekdays at 5pm which profiles national and international news, with local weather and sports highlights. Students work as producers, writers, reporters, on-air talent and technicians.

News Now
Class-operated live 30 minute weekly newscast including national and international news as well as local news, sports, and weather.

News Update
Class-operated live 15 minute newscast featuring national and local news including weather updates.

Press Play
This show features 30 minutes of the latest video games, comics, conventions, and tech gadgets.

Pioneer Late Night
Class-operated late-night talk show with a host who talks to special guests of campus or local significance about their work or cause. There are also skits and musical talents.

Sports Junkies
A weekly half-hour sports talk program focusing on both professional and college sports.
It includes statistics, analysis and video clips of recent games, plus occasional on-air interviews with players and coaches.

Stop Laughing
This program is an improv, comedy show.  Its loosely modeled afre "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" abd "Wild N' Out".  Their comics will have you laughing so hard, you won't be able to Stop Laughing!

WPTV Sports
Live television coverage of William Paterson University sporting events on campus. In the past, WPTV Sports has covered football, basketball, baseball, softball, and hockey games.


WPTV's Specialty Shows:

The Roast
A once-a-semester event featuring one exceptional student picked by peers in the Communication Department who is "roasted" or lovingly made fun of, live on channel 6.

Every semester the TV Club chooses a charity or non-profit organization and they spend 12 hours raising money for that cause by taking donations and broadcasting live all day. They do raffle giveaways and remote shoots from different places on campus to help raise money.


Dean of the College of Arts and Communication:
Stephen Hahn

Board of Directors:
Jamsheed Akrami
Elizabeth Birge
Jane Hutchison
Imafidon Olaye

Advisory Board:
Loretta McLaughlin Vignier
Robert Meyer
Keith Obadike
Rob Quicke
Patrick Ryan

Student Representative:
Dana Schaeffer

For more information contact:

Dr. Jamsheed Akrami, Department of Communication: (973) 720-2168