Frequently Asked Questions


If you have any questions about MCPS-TV, please read these FAQs. You can read through all the questions, or simply click on one of the following question links to jump directly to the question that most closely matches yours.



Q: How do I find out about a program?

A: Information about instructional and training programs and information about community related programs can be found on our website. You can also watch channel 34 on Comcast Cable in Montgomery County, Maryland.  Additionally, you can view the program guide.

Q: Where can I get a program guide?

A: A program guide for the current month is available right here on our website.

Q: What channels are you on?

A: We air our programs on Comcast Cable channel 34 from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 a.m. midnight seven days a week. Our programming also appears on Verizon FiOS channel 36 and RCN channel 89.

Q: Where are your studios located?

A: We are located at the Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Maryland on the Lower Level in Room 24.  

Q: What type of programs do you produce?

A: We produce programs which inform, train, and instruct for students, teachers, staff and community.

Q: Who do I call if I have a question about a program?

A: Please call 301-279-3141 and ask our receptionist about a specific program.  Please know the time, date, name of the program, and the channel you viewed it on.  With that information, we will be able to tell you if we plan to re-air the program.  Unfortunately, we are not able to make copies of any program.

Q: If I missed a program that you produced, can I buy the program?

A: We are only able to sell programs which we produce.  Please call us at 240-740-2975 or email Dick Lipsky at for more information.

Q: Can I have an original program idea produced by MCPS-TV?

A: We currently only accept program ideas from MCPS Departments which address a system wide need for information or training.

Q: Can I rent your studios?

A: Yes, if your company is able to pay MCPS to cover all staff and production time.  Please call 240-740-2975 for more information.

Q: If I have a community announcement, can I have it shown on your channels?

A: We only accept announcements which are directly affiliated to MCPS.  Please e-mail your announcements to Dick Lipsky at