Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 2 - Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 2 - Tue, Apr 8, 2014

FEATURING: Psychotropic Drugging, Sheehan & Hicks, NEW Shorts, MLK Breakfast 2014, Movie Of The Week, NEW BeLive & Microcosm in Macrocosm

  • Posted on: 1 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: "2014 Image Awards"
About 200 people gathered in the Koch Institute Public Galleries to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Image Awards Exhibition. Researchers from across the Institute presented the science and stories behind their winning images. From cancer biology and computer science to neuroscience and nanotechnology, this whirlwind tour of life sciences research at MIT had something for everyone.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging - Parts 1 & 2
The story of big money–drugs that fuel a $330 billion psychiatric industry, without a single cure. Containing more than 175 interviews with lawyers, mental health experts, the families of victims, and the survivors themselves, this riveting documentary rips the mask off psychotropic drugging and exposes a brutal but well-entrenched money-making machine. Produced by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 1 PM & 1:30 PM / Sun 7 PM & 7:30 PM / Mon 10 AM & 10:30 AM / Tue 11 PM & 11:30 PM

Goober County Jamboree: Sheehan & Hicks
A musical performance by, and interview with, Sheehan & Hicks - a folk duo featuring Rose Sheehan playing the accordion and John Hicks playing acoustic guitar. Produced by Al Marotta.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 6 PM, Sun 10:30 AM & Mon 6 PM

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: MLK Day of Service 2014, a short video chronicling the Many Helping Hands: 4th Annual Cambridge Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, an event held on Monday, January 20, 2014, consisting of hundreds of volunteers coming together to work on projects that touch the lives of thousands in need in Cambridge. Produced by CCTV.
  • Styled by Ranea, featuring Ranea showing off her hair styling talent and some of the things she's capable of doing with her hair. Produced by Ranea Riley-Walker.
  • AVIUM, a short film by Christian Herold, produced as part of the Making the Digital Art Film class, featuring a mixture of live action and animation of birds attacking pedestrians. Inspired by the January 2014 event at the Vatican in Rome during which two doves released by children at a Papal ceremony were attacked by other birds. Produced by Christian Herold.
  • Need a New Tony?, a comedic fake commercial urging viewers to "buy the NEW Tony" to meet any and all of their needs! Produced by Tony Valentino Cabral.
  • Kulturez Dynasty, a short program documenting Miosotty Ortega's art opening at Kulturez Dynasty in Harvard Square, a store which brings the urban artist community together. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • JAHSpirit Music Video: "Go Easy" - Promo 2, A second promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier featuring and discussing snippets of 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.

44th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast 2014
A program documenting the 44th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast, which took place on Monday, January 20, 2014 at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, MA. Featuring former Ambassador Charles Richard Smith, Governor Deval Patrick, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Edward Markey, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar, and Bishop Gayle Harris. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 6 PM & Sun 2:30 PM

Movie Of The Week: "The Big Bluff"
When scheming fortune hunter and erstwhile Latin lover Ricardo De Villa learns that a wealthy but sickly widow has terminal heart disease, he seduces and marries the vulnerable millionairess. Playing the part of a faithful and doting husband, he carries on a torrid affair with sexy exotic dancer Fritzi Darvel while avoiding the suspicious eyes of her jealous bongo-playing husband. When his wife's condition seems to go into remission, the impatient De Villa must make other plans to get her millions...
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: The Alan & Christina Show
CCTV interns Alan Verly and Christina Davis will discuss current issues in news, pop culture, and the random quirky things in life.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Sun 5 PM and will air the 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month @ 5 PM

The Microcosm in the Macrocosm
A program mixing science and spirituality to analyze and discuss the word of the Stars to the person, the microcosm, and the human being's soul. Produced by Radio Santec.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Mon 8 PM & Tue 1 PM


Thanksgiving at the Tavern 2013
Hosts Clyde Hicks and Alex Herwitz visit the Tavern in the Square, located in Central Square in Cambridge, and interview the people attending the free Thanksgiving meal that the Tavern makes for those in need every year. Produced by Simon McDonough.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 11:30 AM, Thu 9:30 AM, Fri 2:30 PM, Sun 9 AM, Mon 6:30 PM & Tue 9:30 PM

Muslim Athletic League: Sports Highlights
A glance at Muslim Athletic League sports competition featuring the best of the best from the youth and men's basketball leagues offering a chance to witness the competition level and diversity of the Muslim Athletic League. Produced by Odsen Piton.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 6:30 PM, Thu 2:30 PM, Fri 2 PM, Sun 9:30 AM, Mon 9:30 PM & Tue 8:30 AM

MAPS Gala 2013
The 2013 fundraising gala for the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese speakers, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of Portuguese-speaking individuals and families from Massachusetts to help them become contributing, active participants in American society while maintaining strong ethnic identity and a sense of community. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Wed 4 PM, Sat 5:30 PM, Sun 9 PM & Mon 4 PM

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.