State government coverage and original programming

MGTV provides programming that is fair, accurate, balanced and without regard to partisanship or ideology. MGTV’s coverage is intended to offer viewers access to unedited government deliberations.  In addition to coverage of legislative proceedings, Supreme Court oral arguments, the governor’s press conferences, state board of education meetings and the like, we also cover public policy conferences, speeches by national and state leaders and forums held by our state’s colleges and universities.  All original programming, all the time.

Some examples of some of the programming that MGTV offers is below.

The Executive Branch

  • Governor’s press conferences, bill signings, speeches, interviews
  • State Board of Education Meetings
  • Board of State Canvassers Meetings
  • press conferences, hearings, meetings, interviews and speeches by department directors
  • Department commission meetings

Legislative Branch

  • House of Representatives Sessions, committees, hearings, press conferences, speeches by elected officials
  • Senate Sessions, committees, hearings, press conferences, speeches by elected officials

Judicial Branch

  • Supreme Court Oral arguments, oral arguments on applications, public hearings, press conferences, speeches
  • investiture ceremonies

 Special Events/Interviews

  • State of the State Address by the Governor
  • Executive Budget Presentation to the Legislature
  • Consensus Revenue Estimating Conferences
  • Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremony (with Michigan Cable Telecommunications Association)
  • Election programming
  • ‘MGTV Forum’ Panel Discussions
  • ‘Conversations with…’ state government leaders
  • events at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum


  • Michigan Non-Profit Association
  • Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference
  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce Future Forum
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives Legislative Conference
  • Michigan Press Association
  • Michigan Republican Party Convention
  • Michigan Democratic Party Convention
  • State Bar of Michigan Annual Conference
  • Detroit Economic Club
  • Michigan Political History Society
  • Race in the 21st Century Conference
  • Michigan Association of Broadcasters

 Colleges and Universities

  • Michigan State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Central Michigan University
  • Grand Valley State University- Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Wayne State University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
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