Original Programming

ACTV produces a variety of high-quality, hyper-local programming aimed at educating and entertaining Allen residents.

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The Loop

Catch up on Allen news and events (and maybe meet a local celebrity or two) in this informative, fun-loving show.
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Stories of Service

Meet the people who keep our City running—and change lives along the way—in this inspiring series featuring City of Allen employees.

On Stage @ APL

On Stage @ APL is your ticket to visiting authors, poets, musicians, historians and others with a story to tell.
Giving Me Life

Giving Me Life

Social distancing got you down? This filmed-from-home series highlights inspiring local stories and resources to put a smile on your face.

Tales of Allen

Get the low-down on Allen history with this compelling series hosted by Allen native and Blazing Saddles star Burton Gilliam.


Kids explain city services and share safety messages in this laugh-out-loud series featuring grown-up actors dubbed with children’s voices.
Flula Talks Texas

According to Flula

Before there was Drunk History, there was According to Flula. Hear how German actor, comedian and YouTube star Flula explains Allen’s unique history, beautiful amenities and Texas culture in this series that is truly one-of-a-kind.
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Work of Art

Explore Allen’s thriving cultural scene with the dancers, actors, musicians and artists who create memorable performances and local landmarks.
Let's Ketchup on Tomatoes

Sustainable Landscape Series

Keep your garden growing all season long with water-saving tips in this annual series presented by the City of Allen Water Conservation Division.