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What kind of programs does Saigon TV 57.5 broadcast?

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Programming on Saigon TV 57.5 includes world news and current events, coverage of events and activities pertinent to the Vietnamese community and movies, documentaries and reality programs. Saigon TV also presents locally produced programs offered in Vietnamese or Vietnamese and English to appeal to a range of demographic groups.

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Saigon TV world news coverage focuses on the United States, Vietnam and Asia. The focus of its community coverage is the preservation of the Vietnamese culture. Developing cultural programming and supporting community events that highlight Vietnamese culture are efforts of the network to promote unity among the Vietnamese community and to encourage involvement in its activities. The network designs its locally produced programs to attract Vietnamese viewers regardless of income level, how long they have lived in the West or their degree of assimilation to the Western way of life. Entertainment programming ranges from cooking and travel shows to Asian movies, finance and the arts. Programming schedules are available online.

While located in Westminster, California, Saigon TV is available across the United States and Canada on Galaxy satellite and also via the Internet. It provides free digital signal access to viewers in Los Angeles, Orange and other southern California counties and to San Francisco, Oakland and another eight northern California counties. The network claims a viewership of 84 percent of the 75 percent of Vietnamese people in the United States who watch television, as of 2015.

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