PATV’s mission is to promote and produce television programming of an educational, literary, cultural and civic nature. Our programming reflects the diversity and interests of our community and residents. PATV aims to heighten community awareness and increase community participation through the making and viewing of local television, and to encourage programming to reflect the concerns, interests and activities of our community.
The Public Access Television Corporation (PATV) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization serving the incorporated villages of Great Neck/North Shore: Flower Hill, Great Neck, Great Neck Estates, Great Neck Plaza, Kensington, Kings Point, Lake Success, Munsey Park, North Hills, Plandome, Plandome Manor, Plandome Heights, Russell Gardens, Saddle Rock, Thomaston.
PATV provides training, television equipment and studio facilities to residents of an incorporated village (membership and PATV training are necessary) of Great Neck and North Shore who wish to create non-commercial community programming for the cable channel. PATV is an organization open to all community organizations that serve our community. Funding for PATV is provided through cable television franchise fees, memberships and grants.