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Posted on Wed, Nov 30, 2011 : 11 a.m.

Santa taking calls live on CTN A2TV Channel 17

By Julie Baker

Too impatient to mail a letter to the North Pole? Check out Santa on public access TV next week and talk to him yourself.

Community Television Network A2TV, Public Access Channel 17 (on Comcast Cable) will telecast the Santa Satellite Network live from Santa’s home in the North Pole Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m., according to a news release.


Santa Claus

Courtesy photo

An annual tradition, boys and girls are invited to watch and call in to the CTN studio hotline at 734-794-6155 to talk with Santa, Mrs. Claus and their helpful elf, Audrey.

Kids are encouraged to ask their parents before making the call.

Encore presentations of "Santa Live" will be telecast Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25 on Channel 17 (Comcast Cable) at 7 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

For more information about CTN, visit or call CTN at 734-794-6150.



Thu, Dec 1, 2011 : 3:44 p.m.

I have to giggle at this article because it reminds of something I heard on the radio this morning. I am not sure what prompted a 5 and 3 year old boy to call 911 and insist on talking to the chief of police and Santa all at the same time, but they sure got a talking to when the police arrived at their home a half hour later. Apparently the parents knew nothing of the incident and were in another room when the call was made. All I can say is this. They must have been on the naughty list and wanted to explain their side before Xmas got here. Made for good giggle on a cold morning.

Usual Suspect

Wed, Nov 30, 2011 : 7:22 p.m.

I don't want Santa. I want Histel and Safety Girl.