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Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 15, 2014

FEATURING: NEW Shorts, A NEW BeLive, Cambridge Uncovered, Movie Of The Week, Vegan Kitchen & Saraswati Puja 2014

  • Posted on: 8 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!


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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

NEW SERIES! - 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 - Premiering this week: Wednesday @ 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 - Premiering this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 8 PM & Sun 12 PM

Movie Of The Week: "Unfinished Task"
A touching and important story about faith, love, and the big choices in life. A son decides to forgo fame and fortune in order to fully embrace his Christian beliefs by joining a seminary, much to the chagrin of his wealthy father. With their relationship on the skids, both learn about themselves and each other in this emotional drama that mingles tragedy with hope and features a young Angie Dickinson in one of her earliest roles.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 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 - Premiering this week: 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 - Premiering this week: Sun 7 PM & 8 PM / Mon 9:30 AM & 10:30 AM


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 - Showing 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 - Showing this week: Thu 8:30 AM & 9 AM / 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 - Showing this week: Wed 2:30 PM, Fri 8:30 AM, Sat 6 PM, Sun 10:30 AM & Mon 6 PM

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 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 6 PM & Sun 2:30 PM

BeLive: The Alan & Christina Show
In this new twice-monthly series, CCTV interns Alan Verly and Christina Davis discuss current issues in news, pop culture, and the random quirky things in life.
Ch. 9 - Showing: 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 - Showing this week: Wed 7 AM, Fri 8 PM, Sat 5 PM, Mon 8 PM & Tue 1 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.