|This article relies on references to primary sources. (February 2009)|
|Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Branding||New Mexico PBS|
|Channels||Digital: 35 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
|Owner||University of New Mexico
and Albuquerque Public Schools
(The Regents of the University of New Mexico & the Board of Education of the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico)
|First air date||May 1, 1958|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
5 (VHF, 1958-2009)
|Former affiliations||NET (1958-1970)|
|Transmitter power||250 kW|
KNME-TV, branded on-air as New Mexico PBS, is a television station based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a PBS station, and broadcasts on digital channel 35 (virtual Ch. 5) that produces documentaries, shorts and weekly television series.
Television programs produced by New Mexico PBS
New Mexico PBS produces several television programs, including:
- ¡Colores! - a documentary series devoted to the art, culture, and history of New Mexico.
- New Mexico in Focus - a weekly public affairs newsmagazine
KNME also operates the satellite service WestLink (), which shares programming with other public television stations and several commercial clients. Satellite interviews from New Mexico on news networks like CNN often originate at New Mexico PBS.
From 1995-2010, KNME operated TALNET (an acronym for Teach and Learn Network.), an educational cable channel for Albuquerque. It broadcast a mix of PBS and Annenberg media programming and local school board meetings on Comcast cable channel 96 in Albuquerque.
KNME was the first television station in New Mexico to broadcast digitally. It began broadcasting its digital signal on UHF channel 35 in late 2001.
There are two program streams from New Mexico PBS:
|5.1||Main New Mexico PBS Programming / PBS (HD)|
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KNME-TV
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KNME-TV