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Programming Highlights: Wed, Jul 30 - Tue, Aug 5, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jul 30 - Tue, Aug 5, 2014

FEATURING: NEW Shorts, MA Gubernational Roundtable, Cambridge Pride Brunch, Movie Of The Week & Highlight Hours With Gabriele

  • Posted on: 29 July 2014
  • By: Chris

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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 & every Tuesday @ 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts:

  • NeighborMedia: The Beautiful Game, featuring NeighborMedia correspondent Kristina Kehrer visiting the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood in Cambridge, MA, to talk to the residents about their World Cup 2014 fever! Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Coloring Coorain: Teaching Glamour, featuring Coorain conferring with special guests Tracie Bullington and Fani Avramopoulou on becoming a teacher and on becoming glamourous, respectively. Produced by Coorain Devin.
  • Boston Pride Commercialized?, featuring Kristina Kehrer offering this unique perspective on the current state of the Boston Pride Parade and pondering whether the event has become too homogenized and commercialized. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Grandma's Toys, featuring Sulamif Belenkiy, who moved to the U.S. from Russia in 1995, showcasing her collection of toys made from wood to her granddaughter Julie Masis. Spoken in Russian with English subtitles. Produced by Julie Masis.
  • Kung Fu Alice, a short video profile featuring a performance by and interview with Boston Kung Fu martial artist and street performer Xiao Yi Chen. Spoken in Chinese with English voice-over. Produced by Simon McDonough.

MA Gubernational Roundtable 2014: Evan Falchuk
From January through March, Suffolk University's Rappaport Center held roundtables with each of the nine declared candidates in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race. In each episode, the candidates gave brief remarks, followed by Q&A and discussion. In this episode, Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman tells a standing room only crowd at the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service at Suffolk Law School that he hopes to "be in the solutions business as governor." Produced by Suffolk University.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 8 PM

MA Gubernational Roundtable 2014: Mark Fisher
From January through March, Suffolk University's Rappaport Center held roundtables with each of the nine declared candidates in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race. In this episode, Democrat Juliette Kayyem says decriminalization of marijuana “has been important” to the criminal justice system and should be considered for other drugs to reduce the prison population and related costs, and she defends her experience with state and federal homeland security agencies by saying: “I don’t believe in luck. I believe in preparedness.” Produced by Suffolk University.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 9:30 PM

Cambridge Pride Brunch 2014
The 2014 Annual Pride Brunch which took place on Saturday, June 8, 2014, at Cambridge City Hall and featured remarks by prominent Ugandan GLBT activist John Abdullah Wambere. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 4 PM & Sun 1 PM

Movie Of The Week: "Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon"
In this classic crime drama starring Basil Rathbone as the infamous British detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

Highlight Hours with Gabriele: Love is the Fount of Health
A video meditation featuring soothing music, nature scenes, and loving thoughts for a positive, happy, and light-filled day. Produced by Radio Santec.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 3 PM, Sun 8 PM, Mon 11 PM & Tue 9:30 AM


MIT Presents: "Systemic Risk" Panel Discussion
A panel discussion about systemic risk which is, in layman's terms, the collapse of an entire financial system or entire market, as opposed to risk associated with any one individual entity, group or component of a system, that can be contained therein without harming the entire system. Moderated by Deborah Lucas of the MIT Sloan School of Management. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

Primetime! Presents: School Shoes
The final project of CCTV's spring 2014 Primetime! Beginning Studio Production class featuring a Live musical performance by the dream pop group School Shoes followed by an interview with lead singer Ty Ueda. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 11 PM, Thu 9 AM, Fri 10:30 AM, Sat 3 PM, Sun 6 PM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 5 PM

Sustainability Move
A video profile of the Boston Area Solar Energy Association featuring interviews with board members and a discussion of their programs and activities. Produced by George Corbin.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 11:30 PM, Thu 9:30 AM, Fri 9:30 PM, Sat 3:30 PM, Sun 6:30 PM, Mon 10:30 AM & Tue 5:30 PM

"The Illest" Music Video (EXPLICIT)
A music video for the song "The Illest" by local hip-hop artist Luck Money. Viewer discretion advised. Produced by Remi Jones.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 3 AM, Thu 1 AM, Fri 12 AM, Sun 2 AM & Mon 12 AM

Rabindra Jainti 2014
A celebration, featuring speakers and musical performers, of the birthday and life of Nobel Prize-winning author Rabindranath Tagore. Produced by Bishawjit Saha.
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 10 AM, Thu 2 PM, Fri 8 AM, Sat 5 PM, Mon 8 PM & Tue 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.