public access TV Public Access TV possible in Wilmington but not likely without legal action, says City Attorney By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Nov 19, 2012 By Takkk (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 3:35 Listen here. 121 public access television channels operate across North Carolina – but not in Wilmington -- yet. The City recently hosted a public meeting to discuss whether the up-sides outweigh the risks and costs. Wilmington City Council seeks input on public access TV channel By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Nov 14, 2012 By Takkk (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 0:58 Listen here. Wilmington City officials are considering whether to create a second public access TV channel and they’re actively seeking input from the community.