Skip to Content

Back to News Articles


Release Date: 03/23/2009

SAN ANTONIO – – Beginning March 23, Time Warner Cable will be exclusively running the recent San Antonio Mayoral race debate hosted by the University of Texas at San Antonio Alumni Association, the UTSA Student Government Association and the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists on San Antonio on Demand Channel 988 allowing customers with a digital set top box the opportunity to watch full coverage at their convenience for FREE!  The event was held on March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Main Building Auditorium (Rm. 0.104) on the Main Campus. 

Featured in its entirety the 90-minute debate showcases candidates Julian Castro, Diane Cibrian, Sheila D. McNeil and Trish DeBerry-Mejia . This was the first debate where all four mayoral hopefuls met head to head.  KENS-TV News 5 anchor Deborah Knapp moderated the debate. 
Candidates responded to a series of moderated, audience provided, pre-recorded and e-mailed questions.  Viewers who wanted to have their voice heard also submitted questions to Time Warner Cable at  Questions were collected and selected for broadcast by the UTSA sponsoring committee.

About Time Warner Cable – San Antonio On Demand Channel 988
Through innovative technology, a fully upgraded fiber-based network, and a commitment to increasing choice and value for our customers, Time Warner Cable brings the digital age to the San Antonio community and is transforming the way San Antonians receive information and entertainment. Time Warner Cable San Antonio offers award-winning customer service and technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

San Antonio on Demand Channel 988 is San Antonio’s exclusive Free Local On Demand channel focusing on Arts & Culture, Local Sports, Around San Antonio, Education and Local Government. 

For more information visit:
About University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in Texas and the second largest of nine academic universities and six health institutions in the UT System.  As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a premier public research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA serves more than 28,400 students in 64 bachelor’s, 47 master’s and 21 doctoral degree programs in the colleges of Architecture, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Honors, Liberal and Fine Arts, Public Policy, Sciences and Graduate School.  Founded in 1969, UTSA is an intellectual and creative resource center and a socioeconomic development catalyst for Texas and beyond.
# # #

Back to Top