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TV Shows With Audio Description (Video Description) by Network

SAP FeatureLAST TITLE UPDATE:  Aug 11, 2020; 243 TV series.  Added indicates recent additions.  An asterisk (*) after a title indicates it is "active" and currently showing up in our TV by Days listing.  We list network AD Schedule or Reference pages or phone numbers when available.  Reruns may or may not occur, and perhaps on a different network.  "Specials" and movies are not included.  "Not mandated" means the station is not required by the FCC to provide description.  When we hear that a show has been renewed or canceled for the next season, we mark it (for your reference as well as ours).  You can check the TV Scorecard yourself.  Notes at the bottom of this page address general information, other networks, and history.  Please report errors and omissions to the Webmaster!

See our Daily Listing of Described TV Programs,
the ACB's Resolution to the FCC re AD Listings,
the AFB's Described TV Listings service,
or NFB's Newsline service.

INDEX
ABC  CBS  Discovery  Fox  HGTV  History  NBC  Oxygen  SyFy  TBS  Telemundo  The CW  TNT  USA
(For DisneyGo Time, Nickelodeon, PBSTCM, and more, see Notes below)


ABC (Broadcast, Mandated, 28 Series)

Schedule.  "(Saturdays)" after a title indicates it is part of Litton Weekend Adventure on Saturday mornings.  Most description is by VITAC and Audio Eyes.  You can also download the free WATCH ABC APP on various devices, where ABC is offering Description on most of the shows listed below.

CBS (Broadcast, Mandated, 13 Series)

ScheduleReference.  "(Saturdays)" after a title indicates it is part of The CBS Dream Team...It's Epic! on Saturday mornings.  You can also download the CBS All Access App ($6 or $10/month) on various devices.  CBS is offering description on an ever-increasing number of shows, including those unique to All Access like Star Trek Picard.  Description by WGBH Media Access Group.

DISCOVERY (Non-Broadcast, Mandated, 25 Series)

Schedule.  Some of the shows may be in rerun status, and not all reruns have description.  Please note that we are not able to track shows for this network well, so some may no longer be showing, and we are unable to track "active" status.

FOX (Broadcast, Mandated, 25 Series)

Reference (incomplete).  Description by various providers.

HGTV (Non-Broadcast, Mandated, 36 Series)

Schedule.  Some of the shows may be in rerun status, and not all reruns have description.

HISTORY (Non-Broadcast, Mandated, 28 Series)

Schedule.  Some of the shows may be in rerun status, and not all reruns have description.

NBC (Broadcast, Mandated, 18 Series)

Schedule (must look for Description logo); but the recorded phone message at 818-777-7030 is generally more accurate.  "(Saturdays)" after a title indicates it is part of The More You Know on Saturday mornings.  Description by Caption Max.

OXYGEN (NonBroadcast, Not Mandated, 4 Series)

SyFy (NonBroadcast, Not Mandated, 2 Series)

SyFy also broadcasts a lot of movies with audio description.

TBS (Non-Broadcast, Mandated, 19 Series)

Schedule (look for DVS, not SAP, in the listings).  Many series are reruns with not all episodes described.  Many movies are also described.

TELEMUNDO (Broadcast, Not Mandated, 7 Series)

"(Saturdays)" after a title indicates it is part of Mi Telemundo shown on Saturday mornings.  Active status is not tracked.

The CW (Broadcast, Not Mandated, 5 Series)

"(Saturdays)" after a title indicates it is part of One Magnificent Morning shown on Saturday mornings.  NOTICE:  There may be additional shows with AD on The CW, but we are unable to verify this with either The CW or users.  Please advise us of any additional shows you find.  Also note that many local CW stations do not pass through description.  We are unable to track "active" status.

TNT (Non-Broadcast, Not Mandated, 13 Series)

Schedule (look for DVS, not SAP, in the listings).  Many series are reruns with not all episodes described.  Many movies are also described.

USA (Non-Broadcast, Mandated, 20 Series)

Schedule.  Call 212- 664-7010 for the Schedule.  Many series are reruns with not all episodes described.  Some movies are also described.

SUMMARY:  243 series titles for networks.


Notes