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TV Listing. August 2012

Ten Percent

TV Listing. August 2012

Ten Percent — LGBT-TV for Northern California

Mondays – Fridays, 11:30am & 10:30pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 10:30pm on Comcast Hometown Network Channel 104 in Northern California.

Episode # 150
Monday — Friday, August 6-10, 11:30am & 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, August 11 &smp; 12, 10:30pm

David Perry interviews attorney Fred Hertz about the current state of LGBT rights in Israel. David also speaks with Bishop Otis Charles, the first openly gay bishop in history, about LGBT progress in the Episcopal, and other, denominations.

Episode # 151
Monday — Friday, August 13-17, 11:30am & 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, August 18 & 19, 10:30pm

David Perry speaks with “Top Chef: Just Desserts” winner and gay activist Yigit Pura about reality TV and his new SF bakery Tout Sweet. Perry also discusses mental health issues specific to the LGBT community with clinical psychiatrist Dr. Ronald Holt.

Episode # 152
Monday — Friday, August 20-24, 11:30am & 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26, 10:30pm

David Perry talks with Gina Gatta, president of the world’s oldest LGBT publishing outlet, the Damron Guide, about to celebrate its 50th anniversary. David also interviews Amity Pierce Buxton, founder of the Straight Spouse network and author of two new books on straight/gay couples and the issues they face.

Episode # 153
Monday — Friday, August 27-31, 11:30 am & 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2, 10:30pm

David Perry chats with Clinical Psychologist, Bart Magee, founder and executive director of the Access Institute, advocating for affordable access to mental health services. Perry also interviews Nathan Purkiss, Board Member of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, the oldest such political group in the country. Additionally, Perry speaks with Fred Lopez, board president of the historic Castro Street Fair, founded by Harvey Milk.

Ten Percent is also available 24/7 through the “On Demand” Feature through your Comcast Cable Network. Choose “Get Local” and “Comcast Hometown” to access Ten Percent. Past shows may also be viewed online at

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About 10 Percent

Comcast Hometown Network (CHN), Comcast’s regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, continues its commitment to quality original programming with Ten Percent, a weekly interview series that focuses on lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender (LGBT) issues. The half-hour show, created and hosted by long-time San Francisco media professional David Perry, airs on Channel 104, Mondays – Thursdays at 11:30am & 8pm and is available to all Comcast digital cable customers throughout Northern and Central California. Each episode will then be available online at as well as on Comcast’s popular ON DEMAND platform, which is free to Comcast digital customers. To view Ten Percent ON DEMAND, Comcast Digital Cable customers can tune to Channel 1 on their Digital Cable lineup or press the ON DEMAND button on their remote control, then click on the “Get Local” section, then click on “Comcast Hometown.”

“I jokingly call the show ‘Charlie Rose for the LGBT world,” said David Perry, Producer/Host of Ten Percent. “We may be only ten percent of the general population, in round numbers, but our issues are one hundred percent front-and-center in today’s world. Whether it’s the fight for marriage equality or debates about gay clergy or the right to serve openly in uniform, our issues are reflective of the world at large.”

“David has a well-known and unique voice that bridges many communities,” said Jason Holmes, Executive Producer at Comcast Hometown Network. “David’s talents and the launch of Ten Percent further enhance Comcast’s commitment to our communities and Comcast Hometown Network’s compelling, community-based regional programming,”