Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

FEATURING: Rantland, Movie Of The Week & BeLive: MarioZirpolo.com

  • Posted on: 21 January 2014
  • By: Chris

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!

Debuting this Week on CCTV!

Rantland
A collection of wacky, funny, and outspoken short films, monologues, and cartoons produced by Will Kurtz.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week Saturday 5 PM, Sunday 7 PM, Monday 11 PM & Tuesday 10:30 AM

Movie Of The Week: "My Dear Secretary"
Kirk Douglas stars in this romantic comedy classic as Owen Waterbury, a bestselling novelist who recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his apartment with a constant parade of eccentric visitors and slapstick provided by klutzy roommate Ronnie. Moreover, Waterbury's idea of work looks a lot like play, and his interest is less in books than in blondes. When she decides to leave, can he get her back by swallowing his playboy principles and marrying her?
Ch. 9 - Saturday 9 PM

BeLive: MarioZirpolo.com
Mario Zirpolo returns to BeLive to present this comedy-centric show interviewing and focusing on comedians and community members from the Cambridge area and beyond. Every week will feature a different performer showcasing improv, sketches, stand-up, music, and storytelling!
Ch. 9 - Premiering Tuesday and the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM

NEW Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts include:

  • Lady Kielbasia's Holiday Spectacular, a live performance by Lady Kielbasia and her creator Matt Morin at her Holiday Spectacular. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Contra Rocks!, a journey through an evening of contra dancing with the Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates in Cambridge, MA. Produced by Bil Lewis.
  • "Go Easy", a promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier discussing the upcoming music video she's working on for the song "Go Easy" by the band JAHSpirit from their album "Tough & Humble." Produced by Angel Aiguier.
  • Meeting Bob the Music Man, a short documentary about the radio station WJIB-740 AM featuring an interview with owner and sole operator Bob Bittner. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • STEAM Rising: The Nature Lab & STEAM Rising: Biological Systems, conversations with artists from the Rhode Island School of Design about turning STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education into STEAM (science/technology/engineering/art & design/math) education. Produced by Sue Li.

If You Missed It Last Week:

Pete Rock & CL Smooth 20th Anniversary Concert
A Live performance at the MIddle East in Cambridge, MA by hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth on Friday, November 15, 2013 for their 20th anniversary tour. Produced by Chani Langford.
Ch. 8 - Wednesday 2:30 PM, Thursday 9:30 AM, Friday 7 PM, Saturday 6 PM, Sunday 7:30 PM & Monday 10:30 AM

El Agricultor del Futuro (The Future of Agriculture)
Un programa que analiza cómo podemos tener una agricultura sostenible y sensata. (A program that examines how we can have a sensible and sustainable agriculture.)
Ch. 96 - Wednesday 1:30 PM, Thursday 2 PM, Friday 3:30 PM, Saturday 12:30 PM, Sunday 8 PM & Tuesday 11:30 PM

"Hands Up" Music Video & "N.U.M.B." Trailer (EXPLICIT)
A music video for the song "Hands Up" by Ant Thomas followed by a trailer for a documentary called "N.U.M.B." (New Underground Movements of Boston), highlighting undiscovered music, art, and miscellaneous events in the Boston and Cambridge area. Produced by Kwesi Abbensetts. Parental discretion advised!
Ch. 8 - Thursday 1:30 AM, Friday 12 AM, Sunday 2 AM & Monday 1 AM

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the Live stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.

See you next week!