Texas A&M System’s TV Show Premieres in State’s Biggest Markets

The Texas A&M University System News Release

New Episodes of “Around Texas With Chancellor John Sharp” Begin This Week

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The TV show Around Texas With Chancellor John Sharp is going statewide.

The second season of the show that features the leader of The Texas A&M University System will be broadcast in the largest markets in Texas – and some of the smaller ones, too – beginning this month.

The show will be aired on commercial stations in Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin and the Rio Grande Valley. It can also be seen on PBS affiliates in the markets of Bryan-College Station, Waco, Corpus Christi and Amarillo.

“More Texans than ever will get a chance to see our show and meet the people of the Texas A&M System,” Chancellor Sharp said. “The stories of these remarkable folks are sure to inspire viewers, make them laugh and warm their hearts.”

Each of the 12 episodes of Around Texas With Chancellor John Sharp runs about 30 minutes and includes two segments and two in-studio interviews conducted by Chancellor Sharp.

Season Two of the show will feature several segments including those on: Harley-riding police officers; a research facility in Kingsville that contains hundreds of venomous snakes; the story of how one of the service dogs of Texas A&M Task Force One was discovered at an animal shelter; and much more.

Listings and full episodes also will be available to stream online at www.sharparoundtexas.com.

Statewide Broadcast Schedule for “Around Texas With Chancellor John Sharp”

Bryan/College Station

Thursdays @ 7 p.m.



Thursdays @ 7 p.m.


San Antonio

Saturdays @ 5 a.m.



Saturdays @ 5 a.m.

Fox 7

Dallas-Fort Worth

Saturdays @ 5 a.m.



Saturdays @ 5 a.m.


Corpus Christi

Sundays @ 1 p.m.


Rio Grande Valley

Sundays @ 11:30 a.m.

KRGV 5.1

Somos El Valle

Saturdays @ 3:30 p.m.

KRGV 5.3

Panhandle PBS

Sundays @ 4:30 p.m.


About The Texas A&M University System

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $9.6 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, a comprehensive health science center, eight state agencies, and the RELLIS Campus, the Texas A&M System educates more than 153,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceed $1 billion and help drive the state’s economy.

Contact: Laylan Copelin
Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications
(979) 458-6425
(512) 289-2782 cell

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