This Week on TV: Stories for Mothers' Day

This Week on TV: Stories for Mothers' Day

Programs dedicated to moms and other parental figures, Saturday and Sunday on Channel 9

  • Posted on: 5 May 2016
  • By: lily

Saturday, a marathon from noon till midnight and Sunday from noon till 4pm

The program features a new piece, Touch Tank, by CCTV Producer Samantha Bruce, about a boy discovers an unexpected connection at the aquarium that brings him closer to his mother. Bruce’s short film will debut Saturday May 7 at 7:11pm, and will also play Sunday May 8 at 1:08pm and again Friday May 13 at 8:33pm.

Other videos in the Mothers' Day lineup include:

Both My Moms Names Are Judy - take a trip back a couple decades with this 1994 video sharing dialogue by children with LGBT parents: Saturday May 7 at 6:50pm, Sunday May 8 at 12pm, and Friday May 13 at 7:10pm.

Now She Lives With Someone Else, in which CCTV Producer Kristina Kehrer, shares a personal and insightful look at the subject of adoption via the reunion of a biological mother and daughter. Saturday May 7 at 7pm and 9pm, Sunday May 8 at 12:10pm, and Friday May 13 at 6:50pm.

Carribbean Connection Mothers Day Gala 2014 - David Martin of Caribbean Connection Radio hosts an annual Mother's Day Gala, Angel Aiguier of Angel of the Airwaves covered the 2014 event, featuring artists Shirley Stewart and Lord Nelson and music by "Ghetto People Band." Saturday May 7 at 11pm, and Friday May 13 at 7:20pm.

And, some new videos to look out for this week on Channel 8:

Our Story is a two-part show presented by SCATV producer Henry Parker, in which local historian Joel McKall takes viewers on a journey through Black History rarely seen. Watch on Channel 8 this week, Sunday May 8 and Tuesday May 10 at 7pm, and Wednesday May 11, Thursday May 12, and Friday May 13 at 11am.

Middlesex Sherrif Peter J. Koutoujian hosts his own regular TV show, Beyond the Badge, in which he talks about political issues facing the Massachusetts community. The newest, Episode 10, “Law Enforcement Leaders”, features Arlington Police Chief Fred Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas discussing the opioid epidemic and criminal justice reform. They also discuss the upcoming regional gun buyback program that will include several Middlesex County communities as well as the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. Watch on Channel 8, Sunday May 8 and Tuesday May 10 at 8pm, and Wednesday May 11, Thursday May 12, and Friday May 13 at 12pm.