Broadcast Information

PLEASE NOTE:  All four events for the 2021 Leon Panetta Lecture Series will be presented through live webinar platforms for remote and safe viewing.  

Tickets for access to view the lectures are available for purchase to the general public.  

Only ticket purchasers are provided access to view these lecture webinars.  The lectures will not be broadcast on television or radio and will not be live-streamed on the internet.  

Recorded lectures will not be posted either on the Panetta Institute’s website nor on the Leon Panetta Lecture Series YouTube Channel at this time. 

Season subscriptions to the Leon Panetta Lecture Series are available for $400.  Individual tickets to the February 22 lecture sell for $100.  To order a subscription or individual ticket, call the Panetta Institute at 831-582-4200 to pay with a credit card.



Comcast Cable / Xfinity X1

Monterey and Salinas:  MCAET, Channel 26

Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano and portions of Sacramento counties (digital cable): KQED-DT World, Northern Ca.: Channel 190, Monterey/Salinas: Channel 371, Sacramento/Fairfield:Channel 390

Comcast Network

Greater Northern California: Channel(s) 104 and 819

Charter Cable Television

Aromas, Carmel Highlands, Castroville, Chualar, Gonzales, Greenfield, Hidden Hills, King City, Laguna Seca, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Rancho Tierra Grande and Soledad:  MCAET: Channel 17

AT&T U-verse

Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties:  Monterey County Education Channel –MCAET: Channel 99

Suddenlink Cable Television

Fort Ord and Presidio of Monterey: MCAET: Channel 15

Cal State Monterey Bay

CSUMB Campus and East Campus: Channel 72.1


Hollister, Gilroy, San Juan Batista: Charter Cable: Channel 17

Community Television of Santa Cruz (CTV)

Greater Santa Cruz Region: Comcast Cable: Channel 26/ Charter Cable: Channel 72 (Includes Watsonville and Capitola)

Viewers without cable television (over the air)

Monterey Peninsula and Salinas:  MCAET: Channel 38.1

San Francisco Bay Area:  KQED-DT World: Channel 9.3 and 54.3


KAZU:90.3 FM(NPR, PRI, APM and BBC Affiliates)

KSCO:1080 AM and 104.1 FM

Viewers throughout central and northern California can watch a live television broadcast on the Comcast Network where Comcast Cable is available. PBS affiliate KQED World also broadcasts the lectures throughout parts of Northern and Central California where Comcast Cable is available. C-SPAN televises a number of the events at the national level. In addition, the lectures are available for viewing via live web streaming at are aired live on public radio stations. Past lectures are archived on our website for public viewing. For further details please go to and click on Lecture Series.

All broadcast information is subject to change.

Leon Panetta Lecture Series YouTube Channel