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Television Service

Knox College provides Direct TV cable service to all students in residential housing at no charge. Student rooms/apartments are equipped with at least one standard cable outlet jack. Our lineup of more than 75 channels includes a wide variety of sports, news, music, entertainment, local stations and much more.

Students are required to provide their own television and standard coaxial cable for hookup to the College system. Please contact the Telecommunications Office at ext. 7171 if you experience continued reception trouble or station outage(s).

Channel Lineup
Channel Station Name Channel Station Name
2 ABC (WQAD) 44 ESPN2
3 NBC (KWQC) 45 Espn News
4 CBS (WHBF) 46 Animal Planet
5 Fox (KLJB) 47 Home & Garden
6 PBS (WQPT) 48 Food Network
7 Ce - KGWB 49 Travel Channel
8 A&E 50 CNBC
9 BET 51 Comcast Sportsnet Chicago
10 PBS (KQIN) 52 CBS College Sports
11 Cartoon Network 53 Bloomberg
12 CNN 54 ESPN Classics
13 CNN Headline News 55 AMC
15 Comedy Central 56 Fuse
17 Tru Tv 57 FX
18 C-SPAN 58 Spike TV
19 MTVu 59 Science Channel
22 C-SPAN 2 60 ESPNu
23 Discovery Channel 61 Big Ten Network
24 OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) 62 Logo
25 E! Entertainment 63 CMT (Country Music Television)
26 Family Channel 64 Fox Business
27 Game Show Network 65 Fox News
28 History Channel 66 Fox Movie Channel
29 The Learning Channel 67 Independent Film Channel
30 Lifetime 68 Lifetime Movie Network
31 MTV 69 MSNBC
32 MTV2 70 National Geographic
33 Bravo 71 NFL Network
34 Nickelodeon 72 Oxygen
35 Sci-Fi 73 NHL Network
36 WGN 74 Sleuth
37 TBS 75 Biography
38 TNT 76 NBC Sports
39 TV Land 77 VH-1 Classic
40 USA Network 78 Women's Entertainment
41 VH-1 79 Scola 1: News
42 Weather Channel 80 Scola 2
43 ESPN