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Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

FEATURING: Everybody's Irish, Oscar Micheaux, NEW Shorts, Primetime Presents, Movie Of The Week & A BeLive Return

  • Posted on: 14 April 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!


MIT Presents: "RLE Immersion featuring Dr. Henrique 'Rico' Malvar"
RLE Alumni and current Distinguished Engineer and Chief Scientist at Microsoft Research, Dr. Henrique "Rico" Malvar talks about "Recent Advances in Information Processing." RLE Immersion was created to bring RLE research groups together, to increase exposure to one another, and to showcase research within RLE in a new and engaging way.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

Everybody's Irish for St. Patrick's Day 2014
Massachusetts Senator Sal DiDomenico's annual Saint Patrick's Day celebration and roast at the Knights of Columbus in Chelsea, MA on Friday, March 7, 2014. Featuring constitutional state office holders, candidates for governor, and appearances by Jimmy Tingle, Tony V, and Hank Morse. Produced by MA State Senator Sal DiDomenico.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 4 PM & Sun 2 PM

Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood
This short documentary chronicles the life and times of Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American independent feature-length filmmaker and studio boss. Produced by Bayer L. Mack with Executive Producers Frances Presley Rice & Hal Croasmun.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 6 PM, Sun 7:30 PM & Tue 10:30 AM

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

  • NeighborMedia: Radio Cambridge WMBR 88.1 FM - Part 1 featuring NeighborMedia journalist Maurice Wilkey taking a look at radio in Cambridge by visiting WMBR 88.1 FM, the MIT student radio station, and interviewing Julia Mongo, host of Africa Kabisa. Produced by Maurice Wilkey.
  • "Hello Lovers" Music Video, a Vietnamese-language music video of a song, composed and performed by Minh Beta, about a girl who leaves her love to go abroad for studying but, after some time passes, meets him again by chance in the special place they used to go... Produced by Chau Le.
  • PSA: Don't Talk or Text at the Movies!, a darkly comedic short public service announcement urging movie-goers to show more respect by not talking or texting in the theater while a film is playing. Produced by Programming Coordinator Chris Lawn.

Primetime! Presents: Chris Corban & Ivan Korn
A studio performance by musicians Chris Corban and Ivan Korn follwed by an interview with NeighborMedia journalist Siobhan Bredin. Produced by the Beginning Studio Production class of December 2013.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 7 PM, Mon 6:30 PM & Tue 10 AM

Movie Of The Week: "The Dark Hour"
In this classic suspense drama, a pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

BeLive RETURN! - BeLive: Looking Beyond the Politics
Host Elizabeth Kanze is back in this bi-weekly show featuring discussion of current events, sound clips, music selections, and a focus on making a better world for everyone by seeing who they truly are.
Ch. 9 - Returning this week: Tuesday @ 5 PM and will air the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month @ 5 PM


BeLive: Spirituality with Eden
In this new weekly BeLive series, host Eden Bereket discusses spiritual matters, the occult, and general important issues and topics that matter to her in an effort to educate and inspire viewers.
Ch. 9 - Showing weekly: Wednesdays @ 5 PM

Cambridge Uncovered
Cambridge Uncovered is a quarterly studio series produced as a collaboration between CCTV’s production department and the NeighborMedia program. The program is designed to be an informative panel discussion touching on elements relevant to the Cambridge Community. This episode Cambridge Uncovered, titled Arts for the Ages, was shot on Friday, March 14th, 2014. Guests included Cinthia Pineda and Mohammad Sayed, participants in CCTV's Youth Media Program, and Peter DiMuro, Executive Director of the Dance Complex in Cambridge. Produced by CCTV & NeighborMedia.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 8 PM & Sun 12 PM

Vegan-Vegetarian Folk's Kitchen
A vegan cooking show instructing viewers on how to make Hungarian Letcho and African Tabule. Produced by Radio Santec.
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 8 PM, Thu 4:30 PM, Sat 1:30 PM, Sun 7:30 AM, Mon 3:30 PM & Tue 11:30 PM

Saraswati Puja 2014 - Parts 1 & 2
Bishawjit Saha takes viewers on a journey through the 2014 Saraswati Puja, also known as the Basant Festival of Kites, a Sikh and Hindu festival held every year on the fifth day of Magha, marking the start of spring and the Holi season. On this day, Hindus worship Saraswati Devi, the goddess of knowledge, music, art, and culture. Produced by Bishawjit Saha.
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 9 AM & 10 AM / Sun 7 PM & 8 PM / Mon 9:30 AM & 10:30 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.