CMTV 3 is the City of Costa Mesa’s Municipal Access Channel and provides the citizens of Costa Mesa with governmental, informational, and special interest programming. CMTV 3 programs have received national recognition and numerous cable and video production awards. A community bulletin board displays on the channel when no programs are airing. CMTV 3 programming originates from City Hall, and is cablecast to the community on Spectrum channel 3 and AT&T U-verse channel 99. In addition to a live web stream of the channel, all meetings and most original programs are also available either on-demand or on the city's YouTube page.
City of the Arts: Programs highlighting the vibrant Costa Mesa art scene, including artist profiles, events and activities that champion our slogan “City of the Arts.”
Special Events: Coverage of events and celebrations happening in and around our community.
Sports: Individual sporting events in our community, ranging from kids to college and even up to the pros. Our award winning: "Sportscene" series profiles local individual and team achievements, while our “Chargers Report” focuses on the NFL team that calls Costa Mesa home.
Local Legends: Profiles of the people, places and businesses that have contributed to Costa Mesa’s long history and storied traditions. Additionally, our historical series “50 Years and Still” highlights businesses that continue to thrive in our community for over 50 years.
Concerts in the Park: Performance and event highlights from our very popular annual summer concert series at Fairview Park.
Costa Mesa Cuisine: Costa Mesa has a growing and vibrant food scene, with award-winning restaurants, destination foodie events and a burgeoning reputation for being home to community classics and cutting edge cuisine.
Public Safety: Stories about our public safety professionals and the programs that help keep Costa Mesa an engaged and safe community.
Senior Programs: Segments that highlight our active senior community. Highlights from our Senior Center, special events and city sponsored programs that help enrich our silver citizen’s lives.