1623 Studios is dedicated to producing institutional programming and to providing a forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns and diversity of the Cape Ann community. 1623 Studios serves the City of Gloucester, and the Towns of Essex, Rockport and Manchester-by-the-Sea on Comcast Cable channels 12, 20 and 67. We are a public access community television station, often called "PEG Access." PEG stands for the three types of non-commercial programming we provide: Public free exchange of information and ideas that reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns and diversity of the Cape Ann community Educational our schools Government municipal and town meetings, public hearings, boards and commissions. Channels 12, 20 and 67 Programming is made by the community, for the community: Our facility offers a three-camera studio, portable field equipment, and Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro editing suites. Membership and training are pre-requisites for equipment and facility use. A 1623 Studios membership is for everyone who lives and/or works on Cape Ann. 1623 Studios is an important community resource that gives everyone a voice.