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Bohemia Visual Music
Bvm logo.jpg
Launched 1982
Owned by Bohemia Visual Music LLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Slogan It's About The Music
Country United States United States
Broadcast area Portland Oregon
Headquarters Phoenix, Arizona
Formerly called 24-7 Videos (2005-2006)
Bohemia Afterdark (1982-2003)
Website www.bvmtv.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Portland, Oregon KORS-CA 16.2

Bohemia Visual Music (also referred to as "BVM" and "BVM TV") is a broadcast music video service in the United States.

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History

The service began as Bohemia Afterdark in 1982 and operated in Phoenix, AZ but early history is unknown until 1990 when they moved to Portland, Oregon. In 1992 they began airing on KPDX Portland and then they move to KWBP in 1994. In 1995 they began airing on 22 Network One affiliates.[1] In 1997 Network One shut down and the service moved to KOIN and in 2001, the service moved back to Phoenix, airing on KASW, then in 2002, moved to KPHO-TV. In 2003 they got their own station, KPHE-LP, at the time broadcasting on channel 19 in Mesa, Arizona, and changed their name to Bohemia Visual Music. KPHE moved to channel 44 in Phoenix in 2005.[2] Bohemia Visual Music changed their name to 24-7 Videos for a few months from mid-2005 to early-2006, then reverted to Bohemia Visual Music.

In July 2006, KPHE replaced Bohemia Visual Music with Spanish-language programming, and BVM was without a broadcast outlet until September 2006, when they began broadcasting on KORS-CA digital subchannel 16.2 in Portland.

In March 2008, Bohemia Visual Music began broadcasting on KDOC-TV 56.3 in Los Angeles, California and KJKZ-LP 27 in Fresno, California, but by July, both stations had ceased airing BVM.[3][4]

Programming

Bohemia Visual Music features a diverse mix of music.[5]

Affiliates

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Current affiliates

City Station Channel Owner
#25 Portland, Oregon KORS-CA
16.2
WatchTV, Inc.

Former affiliates

City Station Channel Owner
#2 Anaheim-Los Angeles, CA KDOC-TV
56.3
Ellis Communications, Inc.
#18 Phoenix, Arizona KPHE-LP
44
Lotus Communications Corporation
#43 Fresno, California KJKZ-LP
27
Cocola Broadcasting

Logos

Slogans

  • Music Television, The Way It Should Be (2002-present)
  • It's About The Music (2003-present)
  • Your Music Channel (2008-present)

References

External links


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