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Programming Highlights: Wed, Aug 6 - Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Aug 6 - Tue, Aug 12, 2014

FEATURING: MIT Presents, 2 NEW Series, Cambridge Peace Rally and Vigil & Movie Of The Week

  • Posted on: 5 August 2014
  • By: Chris

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MIT Presents: "Principles of Chemical Science"
This program provides an introduction to the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules. The emphasis is on basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

NEW SERIES! - Science for the Public
Science for the Public is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage public understanding of, and appreciation for, science. This program aims to make accessible the best information in many areas of science and engineering and features a variety of Boston-area scientists doing presentations and interviews regarding a diversity of topics as a public service. Produced by Science For The Public.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fridays @ 8 PM & Mondays @ 8 AM

Peace Rally & Vigil: Keep Peace in the Neighborhoods of Cambridge
The pastors and congregation of Cambridge Black Pastor's Alliance gathered at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, July 9th to pray and rally on the streets of Cambridge in the aftermath of the shooting of Area IV resident, Kensley David. The Cambridge Black Pastor Alliance says: "It is time for our community to move from a space of grief and mourning to commitment and determination that Cambridge will not become a war zone where the armies of hopelessness and purposelessness do battle on our streets." Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 8 PM, Sat 5 PM & Sun 2 PM

Movie Of The Week: "His Girl Friday"
In this classic romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell, a newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

NEW SERIES! - US Tzu Chi 360
USTzuChi360 is a program aiming to document the full scope of the American Tzu Chi experience and to encourage and empower those who watch it. It features people from many different races, religions, and experiences meeting and interacting, but its stories clearly show that love and compassion is universal. Produced by the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sundays @ 8 PM & Tuesdays @ 11 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 & 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 - Showing 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 - Showing 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 - Showing this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 4 PM & Sun 1 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 - Showing this week: Wed 4 PM, Thu 8:30 PM, Fri 8 AM, Sat 3 PM, Sun 10 PM, Mon 11 PM & Tue 8:30 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.