[Sacramento, California, April 5th, 2018] – Asian-Language television network Crossings TV has announced its official launch in Los Angeles. As of April 5th, Los Angeles Spectrum subscribers will be able to watch Chinese, Filipino, South Asian, and Vietnamese programs on Crossings TV on channel 1519 in High Definition. * With daily news and entertainment, Crossings TV’s in-language programming fuels Los Angeles’ Asian American communities, keeping them informed, entertained and connected with their home culture. The launch represents Crossings TV’s expansion into its seventh market.
“Asian Americans are the fastest-growing major ethnic group in Los Angelesi, and looking to surpass Hispanics as the largest immigrant group to the U.S. by 2055ii,” said Frank Washington, CEO of Crossings TV. “LA is the top of the hill when it comes to U.S. Asian markets – Crossings TV is in the house!”
Crossings TV’s latest programming lineup in Los Angeles and other markets can be found at www.crossingstv.com/programming.
ABOUT CROSSINGS TV: Crossings TV is home for Asian Americans to seek comfort, empowerment, and a sense of belonging. It broadcasts in-language TV programming for 7 Asian groups, including Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Russian, South Asian, and Vietnamese. Crossings TV currently covers 7 major Asian American markets, including Los Angeles (Charter Spectrum), San Francisco (Comcast Xfinity), California Central Valley (Comcast Xfinity and KBTV8.1 in Sacramento), Seattle (Comcast Xfinity), Chicago (Comcast Xfinity), Minneapolis/St. Paul (Comcast Xfinity) and New York City (Charter Spectrum).
*Some viewers in Greater Los Angeles Area may find Crossings TV on Channel 349 (SD) and 878 (HD).
i U.S. Census 2000 and 2010 Summary File 2 (SF 2) 100-Percent Data
ii Key facts about Asian Americans, a diverse and growing population, Pew Research Center (2017)