Bay TV Swansea

About us

Get involved!

Bay TV Swansea is your local community TV channel, licensed by Ofcom and broadcasting from the Kilvey Hill transmitter in Swansea. One of the many new local TV channels that have launched across the U.K. Bay TV is available on Freeview Channel 8 and Virgin Media 159.

This is your TV station and we want you to get involved. We want to work closely with your community, local businesses and independent producers to deliver quality television made by and for local people. 

Our programmes are designed to: inform - entertain - engage - educate - involve 
Do you want to get involved in programme making – researching - scripting - filming – editing – interviewing - presenting? Have you got an idea for a programme, we are always open to receive new programme proposals and ideas? 
We are looking for volunteers and freelancers, though you must be reliable and willing to make a regular commitment. 
If you are interested in a short project, or making a more substantial contribution, in any aspect of the station, please get in touch with details of your interests and your previous experience, if any. 
You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 
We look forward to hearing from you. How To Watch on TV Bay TV Swansea broadcasts in the Swansea Bay region, including Neath, Port Talbot, Swansea, Llanelli and the associated valleys on: Freeview channel 8. We transmit from the Kilvey Hill transmitter. This transmitter does not cover every part of our region. If your aerial is not pointing to Kilvey Hill you will not be able to receive us on Freeview. If you want to watch Bay TV Swansea on Freeview you may need to re-tune your TV. Follow the typical steps outlined below. Step 1: Press ‘menu’ on your remote. Step 2: Select ‘set up’, ‘installation’ or ‘update’. Step 3: Select the ‘full retune’ option. This will clear the existing channel settings and find all the new channels including Bay TV Swansea. If prompted, save the channels that are found. If you still cannot receive channel 8 you can call Elite Aerials on 01792 585858, who will advise you of your options.