Season 33 Media Sponsor
WCCB-TV is the CW affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. The station is owned by Bahakel Communications, Ltd. also based in Charlotte. WCCB is on virtual channel 18 (UHF digital channel 18). Primetime programming includes shows like Batwoman, Nancy Drew, Supergirl, Riverdale, The Flash, Black Lightning, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, All American, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Whose Line Is It Anyway? and many more. Syndicated programming on WCCB includes Ellen, The Drew Barrymore Show, Mom, Mike & Molly, Black-ish, Two Broke Girls, and Friends. Subchannels on WCCB are Me TV, Antenna TV, QVC Over the Air, Start TV, Cozi TV, Dabl, and HSN.
ATC Supporting Sponsors
Foundation For The Carolinas serves as a catalyst for philanthropic activity in our 13-county region and is a driver for major civic efforts. We offer innovative solutions that help individuals, nonprofits and companies bring their charitable visions to life. Established in 1958, we are a civic leader and philanthropic partner. With more than $3 billion in charitable assets across nearly 3,000 charitable funds established by families, nonprofits and businesses, we are one of the largest community foundations in the U.S. FFTC supports personal and corporate philanthropy through a range of innovative fund and giving options. We also drive nonprofit sustainability through endowment management, customized solutions and grantmaking.
We serve as the designated “Office of Cultural Resources” for the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and six suburban towns by providing advocacy, cultural education programs, cultural planning, fundraising, grant making, public art and workshops and trainings for the cultural community. We work to ensure Culture For All by combining resources from local and state government with those of the private sector to maximize community impact throughout the cultural sector. We work every day to ensure access to an excellent, relevant, and sustainable cultural community for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Region.
Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. Visit arts.gov to learn more about NEA.
The North Carolina Arts Council builds on our state’s long-standing love of the arts, leading the way to a more vibrant future. The Arts Council is an economic catalyst, fueling a thriving nonprofit creative sector that generates $2.12 billion in annual direct economic activity. The Arts Council also sustains diverse arts expression and traditions while investing in innovative approaches to art-making. The North Carolina Arts Council has proven to be a champion for youth by cultivating tomorrow’s creative citizens through arts education. Learn more at NCArts.org.
Founded in 1857, Queens University is a small, private, co-ed, masters-level university focused on tailoring dynamic students in and outside of the classroom. In all of our programs, Queens emphasizes active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships, a creative synthesis of the liberal arts with the world of work and the value and necessity of lifelong learning.