FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 12, 2018

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade – Share this amazing tradition with your viewers!


America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration Parade is an annual tradition in Plymouth, Massachusetts and is ranked #1 in the nation, according to AOL. Viewers across the country will once again be able to watch this parade live on their local channels thanks to TelVue Corporation.

Plymouth Area Community Television (PACTV) is excited to partner with TelVue. Not only will access centers be able to download the parade so it can play on Thanksgiving Day but, they can stream the parade live on Saturday, November 17th using TelVue’s Internet streaming platform.

“We are pleased that TelVue’s streaming technology will enable more viewers to access one of America’s most cherished traditions,” said Charley Paige, TelVue’s Regional Sales Manager. “PACTV’s coverage, combined with TelVue video streaming, is a model for live program-sharing across the region and the nation.”

TelVue customers using a TelVue HyperCaster can easily tune-in and rebroadcast the parade LIVE starting at 9:55 am on November 17th. The TelVue HyperCaster video playback platform blends the best of both traditional SDI and modern IP workflows. The HyperCaster makes it simple to rebroadcast live from a wide variety of IP and Internet streaming formats including RTMP, HLS, RTSP, Transport Streams, Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), and YouTube Live streams. For technical details on receiving the parade live video stream visit PACTV.

If you choose to schedule playback of the parade at a later date, you can download the parade video from the TelVue Connect Media Exchange and the Mass Media Exchange (MMX). The parade will be available for download on Tuesday, November 20th. PACTV also has a promotional video and artwork that centers can use to promote viewership of the Thanksgiving Parade.

PACTV is a not-for-profit community media center serving the towns of Duxbury, Kingston, Pembroke and Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Contact: Melissa Matinzi / Phone: 508-830-6999 / Email:

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