FAQ

What is Free Speech TV?

Free Speech TV is a national, independent news network committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments and corporations, our network amplifies underrepresented voices and those working on the front lines of social, economic and environmental justice.

How can I watch Free Speech TV?

Free Speech TV is available on Dish 9415, DIRECTV 348, ROKU, Amazon Fire, Android TV and streaming online 24/7 at freespeech.org. Coming soon: Apple TV and Sling TV!

Is FSTV on social media?

Yes! Our official social media pages are Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Where can I find your programming schedule?

The FSTV schedule is available online.

Where is Free Speech TV located?

Our home office is located in Denver, Colorado.

If you would like to contact us via mail or send our hosts something please send it here:

Free Speech TV

PO Box 44099

Denver CO 80204

As a 24/7 national news network, you must have a large staff?

Actually our staff is small, mighty and very passionate, standing strong at 16 full-time employees.

Programming

How do I submit programming and or news tips to Free Speech TV?

FSTV welcomes mission and value aligned submissions. To submit content please email [email protected]

Does FSTV offer closed-captioning and subtitles?

Free Speech TV does not currently provide closed-captioning or subtitles. There is a substantial expense associated with this and we do not have the funds. We are deeply saddened that we are unable to provide this service for our hearing impaired viewers. We are actively seeking a grant or charitable donation to enable us to provide this in the future.

How do I call into the Thom Hartmann Program:

The Thom Hartmann Program hotline is open during the live broadcast of the program only. The number to call is 202.808.9925.

How do I call into the Stephanie Miller Show?

The Stephanie Miller Show hotline is open during the live broadcast only. The number to call is 323.468.1135.

Technical

Noticing outages or audio issues on Dish or DirecTV?

Please contact [email protected].

Experiencing technical difficulties on ROKU, Amazon Fire, Andorid TV or freespeech.org?

Please contact [email protected].

I’m watching on my local cable station and experiencing technical difficulties or have questions regarding the programming schedule. Who should I contact?

Please contact your local station directly.

Donations

When I make a charitable contribution to Free Speech TV, is that contribution tax-deductible?

Absolutely! Free Speech TV qualifies for 501(c)(3) non-profit status from the IRS. Tax ID number: 51-0173482. All contributions are tax deductible as allowable by law.

Do I need to itemize my tax return to get a deduction for charitable giving?

Yes, you do. Donations are only tax-deductible if you itemize deductions on your tax return. When you file your taxes, you’ll need to itemize your donations on the Schedule A of the 1040 form.

When I donate, will I get a receipt?

When you donate through the Free Speech TV website, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.  Additionally, if you do not have an e-mail address the Development Department will mail you an acknowledgement of your donation.

How do I cancel or change my monthly pledge?

If you wish to increase, decrease or cancel your automatic monthly donations, we ask that you please contact us directly for security purposes. Please be sure to include your full name, mailing address, and reason for canceling. You can send this information directly to our Development Team at [email protected]. You can also call us and speak directly to one of our Donor Specialists at 303.442.8445. Press 1 for Donation and Outreach services.

How do I order a pledge drive gift online?

In order to receive a gift you must go through our online store and select it.

When will I receive the gift that I selected during pledge drive?

We mail out all premium gift items 6-8 weeks AFTER drive ends. The main reason for this is that we do not pre-order any items so that the majority of your donation goes towards the network.