Democracy Now! will expand to a daily two-hour broadcast on 9/27

Post-debate coverage two-hour broadcast : Sepetember 27 8:00–9:59am ET

Democracy Now! will be presented as a two-hour program with a one-minute music interlude from 8:59-9:00 so that you can run it uninterrupted. Alternatively, you can broadcast it as two standalone hours. Both hours will include news headlines and an outro. The rundown for the live program is as follows:

  • 8:00–8:59am ET Hour 1
  • 1–2 seconds of silence
  • 8:59–9:00am ET Music Bed
  • 1–2 seconds of silence
  • 9:00–9:59am ET Hour 2
  • 1–2 seconds of silence
  • 9:59–10:00am ET Music Bed

Within each program there will be one minute music breaks at approximately :20 and :40 past each hour.

If you receive DN! through Content Depot, you must subscribe to the second hour through their service. There will be approximately 2 seconds of silence between the feeds:

  • Democracy Now! Hour 2: Post Debate Broadcast 9/27/16 9:00-10:00am ET

The program will feed on the KU left & right channels.

Left channel (may have 30 sec tones between each hour):

  • 8:00–8:59am ET: Democracy Now! Hour 1 (live)
  • 9:00–9:59am ET: Democracy Now Hour 2 (live)
  • 10:00–10:59am ET: Democracy Now Hour 1 (re-feed)
  • 11:00–11:59 ET: Democracy Now Hour 2 (re-feed)
  • Noon–12:59pm ET: Democracy Now Hour 1 (re-feed)

Right channel:

  • 8:00–9:59am ET: Democracy Now! 2 Hours (live)
  • 10:00–11:59am ET: Democracy Now 2 Hours (re-feed)
  • 12:00–13:59pm ET: Democracy Now 2 Hours (re-feed)

The program will broadcast once via the usual space segment:

8:00–9:59am ET
Galaxy 16C 23 lower
Uplink Frequency : 6376.00 V
Downlink Frequency : 4151.00 H
FEC : 3/4
Data Rate : 18.295441
Symbol Rate : 13.235
Bandwidth : 18.00
MPEG : MPEG-2 4:2:0 NTSC
Modulaton : DVB-S
Modulaton Std : QPSK
Pilot On : No

Both hours of programming will be available as stand alone programs with headlines and outro on the PBS satellite service as follows:

  • 8:00-9:59am ET PBS HD05: Democracy Now! Hour 1 (live)
  • 8:00-9:59am ET PBS SD06: Democracy Now! Hour 1 (live)
  • 9:00-9:59am ET PBS HD05: Democracy Now! Hour 2 (live)
  • 9:00-9:59am ET PBS SD06: Democracy Now! Hour 2 (live)

Files of the programs will be available at htttp:// as individual hour-long files or as a combined 2-hour file. The files will be available for download no later than:

  • MP3 1st hour 9:30 ET
  • MP3 2nd hour 10:30 ET
  • MPEG2 1st hour 11am ET
  • MPEG2 2nd hour Noon ET

Telvue Media Exchange
Telvue Media Exchange presents the Files as follows:

  • First Hour: Day of week, Month Date, Year
  • Second Hour: Day of week, Month Date, Year–Hour 2

Editorial Contact:
Mike Burke
212-431-9090 x8815
mike (at) democracynow (dot) org

Technical Contacts:
Paul Huckeby
212-431-9090 x8821
paul (at) democracynow (dot) org

David Prude
212-431-9090 x8887
david (at) democracynow (dot) org