The office of Community Relations is responsible for airing BTN government programming.  The channel is shared by the City of Bristol and the Bristol City School System.  The Bristol Tennessee Television Network can be viewed on both Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (Channel 16) and on the Charter (Channel 192) cable system.

City Government Programming
​The programming features information on city services and events that affect the lives of Bristol residents; community events with a community wide appeal are also featured. Some of the programs produced every month include, Inside Bristol, Steele Creek Explorer, Health Matters with Marcie, and other programs. 

The City also offers employment listings, Boards and Commissions openings and other important announcements.  The station airs programs 24/7/365.

FCC Digital Television in 2009
The FCC requirement that all broadcast television stations switch to digital signal by February 17, 2009 does not affect government programming. ​

Now available on BTN-TV, Bristol, Tennessee:
  • Community Events Information
  • Farmers Market
  • Fire/Police
  • History of Bristol with V.N. (Bud) Phillips
  • Parks and Recreation Programming
  • Public Interest
  • Public Safety
  • Special Events at Bristol Public Library
Televised Meetings
The Bristol City Council meetings are televised live for the Slater Center Auditorium on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM.  These meetings are replayed during the month (check schedule for date and time). 

City Council Meetings
Shown live on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. and replayed:
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month
  • 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • 4th Thursday of the month
​Meetings for Replay
The Bristol School Board monthly meeting is filmed and televised on BTN each month (check schedule for date and time).