Armenian Telethon Broadcast Information

Armenia Fund Telethon 2005 Domestic and International Broadcast Information

LOS ANGELES–Armenia Fund–Inc.–the Western Region affiliate of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund announced today the domestic and international viewing broadcast information for Telethon 2005 scheduled for November 24–Thanksgiving Day.

Set to reach a record breaking 180 million households around the globe–Armenia Fund has significantly expanded its broadcast footprint to generate greater support and participation.

Telethon 2005 is a 12-hour program broadcasting live from Los Angeles–California. Proceeds from the Telethon will benefit the multilevel beneficiary project–Redevelopment of Martakert–a region in Karabagh.

The project includes the rebuilding of the Martakert Regional Hospital as well as the implementation of an emergency ambulance system within the region. Funding will also be allocated for medical training and the purchase of equipment.

"The Telethon is not only a means to rally the financial resources of the Armenian diaspora–but also a medium of bringing Armenia and Karabagh closer to the diaspora–by utilizing all forms of technology and multimedia"–stated Maria Mehranian–Chairperson of Armenia Fund–Inc.

"The Telethon continues to grow every year…this year–viewers can access the Telethon through high power broadcast stations," stated Sarkis Kotanjian–executive director. "The Telethon will feature documentary footage about the Fund’s projects in Armenia and Karabagh–as well as live entertainment and guest appearances."

The following is a list of the United States and Canada broadcast information. All broadcast information is listed in local time–respectively. Visit for extended broadcast information or call (818)243-6222.

Northern California
San Francisco and Bay Area
KTSF 26; Comcast Cable Ch. 8; DirecTV 26 or 893; DISH 8237
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST

Central California
Fresno and Central Region
KJEO Ch. 32; Comcast Cable Ch. 14
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM PST

Southern California
Greater Los Angeles Area
KSCI Ch. 18; All Cable Systems Ch. 18; DirecTV 18; DISH 18
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM PST

Seattle and Western Washington
KBCB Ch. 24; Comcast Ch. 14; DirecTV 24; DISH 24
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM PST

British Columbia–Canada
KBCB Ch. 24
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM PST

Las Vegas
KFBT Ch. 33; Cox Cable Ch. 6; DirecTV 33; DISH 33
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST

KPPX Ch. 51; Qwest Cable or Cox Cable Ch. 17; DirecTV 51
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST

Salt Lake City
KUPX Ch. 16; Comcast Cable Ch. 10; DirecTV 16
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM MT

Dallas – Fort Worth
KPXD Ch. 68; Charter Ch. 6; DirecTV 68
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM CT

KPXB Ch. 49; Warner or Phonoscope Cable Ch. 7; DirecTV 49
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM CT

St. Louis and Jefferson County
Charter Cable Ch. 8
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT

West Palm Beach–Florida
WHDT Ch. 59
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

WJYS Ch. 62
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Comcast Cable – Game Show Network
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST

WPXD Ch. 31
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

New York–New Jersey–& East Pennsylvania
WMBC Ch. 63
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

WPPX Ch. 61
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Providence–Rhode Island
WPXQ Ch. 69
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Time Warner Cable Ch. 95
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

International viewers in Europe–the CIS–the Middle East and portions of South America (Argentina) may watch and participate in Telethon 2005 via a live satellite feed from H1–Armenian Public Television. Viewers may also watch Telethon 2005 on Horizon 24-Hour Armenian Television via cable and/or satellite television. The live program will also be available in full-motion webcast on . Internet users may view and make secure contributions online.

Armenia Fund–Inc.–is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation established in 1993 to facilitate large-scale humanitarian and infrastructure development assistance to Armenia and Mountainous Karabagh.


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