Airing On Channel 10
Arts and Sports Showcase/Tiger Sports
Available in high definition — ask your cable provider today!
HCVN brings you a variety of Tiger sports throughout the year, which are largely thanks to our parent and Tiger-supporting volunteers.
HCVN channel 10 is also the perfect place to catch a LIVE showing of band and choir concerts or other school activities taking place in the Hutchinson High School. Catch replays from the Hutchinson Middle School and High School, New Discoveries Montessori, as well as Ridgewater College, thanks to the help of volunteers. Fall, holiday, and springtime concerts air at corresponding times throughout the year.
Watch LIVE and replayed footage during weekly feature slots at 7pm, and during Arts and Sports Showcase hours Fridays at 9am, and Saturdays at 3pm.
Bringing Art to Life
Host Tom Peterson of the Hutchinson Center for the Arts fills viewers in on what's going on for arts activities and entertainment. This program features monthly interviews with guests from the Center and their partners. Stay up to date by tuning in to channel 10 Mondays at 9:30pm, Wednesdays at 8am, and Saturdays at 5pm.
As part of their communication campaign, the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm creates and shares programming highlighting areas of Catholicism. Watch these programs on HCVN channel 10 Mondays at 3pm, Tuesdays at 4pm, and Thursdays at 3pm.
Hosted by Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce president Mary, Chamber Connection is a monthly show focused on connecting our community. Part of the program is dedicated to providing an update of events and initiatives happening around the community, while another portion is spent talking about the topic of the month, with community guests often joining in the conversation. Chamber Connection is filmed in the HCVN studio and airs Mondays and Fridays at 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. on HCVN channel 10.
Community Church Services
Channel 10 offers a variety of church services for viewing, in various denominations. These services are replayed throughout the week — check the online weekly schedule to see the offerings and corresponding air times, or view listings here:
Community events of many types are welcomed as programming for channel 10, airing throughout the week. These events appeal to the different interests of community members, featuring such topics as Jaycee Water Carnival pageants and parades, RiverSong Music Festival artists, McLeod County Fair entertainment, author visits at the Hutchinson Public Library, educational speakers, or dedication events such as murals or parks. You can find community interest programs airing at 2pm Mondays, 8am Tuesdays, 11pm Thursdays, and 10pm on Saturdays.
Cooking in the Country with Chris
Chris walks you through 3-4 recipes each month in this locally-created cooking program. Episodes focus on creating food that is fast, healthy, and fresh, and hosting and gardening tips are added in as an extra bonus. Catch up with Chris on HCVN 10 Mondays at 6pm, Fridays at 11am, and Saturdays at 2:30pm.
Saturday mornings from 10am until noon, HCVN offers programming featuring historical aspects of Hutchinson and the surrounding communities. These programs also air at 10:30pm on Tuesdays and 8am on Thursdays -- be sure to check the program schedule for detailed content information. Content stems from the Historic Hutchinson organization (including annual Living History cemetery tours), the McLeod County Historical Society, and community members.
MCHS museum director Brian introduces the community to local stories from McLeod County's history and takes viewers on location in this monthly local program. Watch History Quest on Tuesdays at 11am, Thursdays at 6pm, and Saturdays at 9:30pm to hear the history behind McLeod County's communities.
In the Garden
Featuring chats with fellow garden-enthusiasts, tours of local flower beds, and gardening how-to tips, "In the Garden" is a monthly program hosted by Master Gardener Joyce Hochsprung. Watch this program on HCVN channel 10 Tuesdays at 11am, Thursdays at 6pm, and Saturdays at 9pm.
It is Written
It is Written is produced outside of Berkshire County by Kenco Media Services, Inc., and sponsored locally by Stuart Dixon. This program is available for viewing Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 4:30p.m. on channel 10._
Meet the Author
Wednesdays on HCVN 10 are dedicated to two showings of an author talk (10am & 10pm), now also shown on Saturdays (5:30pm). These presentations are locally filmed thanks to organizations such as Heart of Hutch, the public library, and the museum. Catch up with authors both local and national, ranging from William Kent Krueger to Letty Bernhagen.
Music and Entertainment
These programming slots are dedicated to just that -- music and entertainment. Featuring bands from RiverSong Music Festival, Peace Lutheran's Noon Recitals, and entertaining acts from the county fair, this category spans all genres of musical interest. Tune in Sundays and Mondays at 11pm, Tuesdays at 9am, and Saturdays at 1pm.
Music in the park
Every summer brings Music in the Park to Library Square in Hutchinson on Monday evenings, with musicians from the community, state, and beyond. HCVN brings the music to you live beginning at 6:20p.m. when available. Replays of Music in the Park can be seen on channel 10 on Monday evenings when live music is not available, as well as on some Fridays and Saturdays. Keep an eye on the weekly programming schedule for air times throughout the year.
Off the Shelf: Book Talk with Book Lovers
Hosts Kay and Betsy bring you this original series geared toward bookworms, filled with discussion about every genre, nonfiction and fiction, alike. Join them Mondays at 11am, Fridays at 6pm, and Saturdays at 8:30am on HCVN 10 to hear their take on various titles and find a new favorite read of your own.
Tune in weekdays at 7:30am, 11:30am, or 4:30pm to hear some great children's read-alouds. Some of the programming you'll find in during Story Time is "Pickles' Place" and "Stories in the Park." "Pickles' Place" was created by the Early Childhood Education students at Ridgewater College and features a read-a-loud story and a guided craft. "Stories in the Park" is hosted by children's librarian Rachelle from Pioneerland Library Systems.
Dan and Yvonne Viehman host this top-rated music and dance show that features live bands that play polka, waltz, swing and so much more. This popular program was created at Northwest Community Television and has been a fan favorite across the upper Midwest for over 18 years. Polka Spotlight is shown on HCVN 10 Wednesdays from 12pm-2pm, and Saturdays from 9am-10am.
This public access program from New Jersey features interviews and music videos from some of country music's legends, as well as the newcomers along the way. Watch it on channel 10 Tuesdays at 6:30pm, Thursdays at 2pm, and Saturdays at 8am.