This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

Jul 6, 2017 Aldo Tambellini, pioneer of electronic media, celebrated his 87th birthday with Liberation Poetry Collective. The event was filmed and edited by Samantha Bruce. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jul. 11, Thu. Jul. 13 & Sat. Jul. 15 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here. The weekend's Marathon of Poetry on Channel 9 will feature Tambellini's event. The program also includes other past Liberation Poetry... more
Jun 29, 2017 CCTV Youth Media Producers' video projects from the Spring Semester will play this week. Titles include You Rap? The Cost of Recycling, Introvert/Extrovert, Cambridge Slang - among others. WATCH: On Channel 8 Mon. Jul. 3 at 5pm, Tue. Jul. 4 & Thu. Jul. 6 at 11am, and Fri. Jul. 7 & Sun. Jul. 9 at 10pm. And on YouTube, here. Celebrate July 4 with a reading of the US Constitution. The... more
Jun 21, 2017 The Cambridge Public Library's Democracy Day talk by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer took place at the library's main lecture hall and was filmed by Seth Myer. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jun. 27, Wed. Jun. 28, Fri. Jun. 30, and Sat. Jul. 1 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here. The Gil Aharon Trio performed at the Inman Eats! festival. Kristina Kehrer was there to film the show. Watch the Gil Aharon... more
Jun 14, 2017 Youth Underground Ambassadors create and perform original theater that investigate social issues relevant to young people and our world through a series of interviews with the community. This past summer 2016, that topic revolved around the Achievement Gap, and Circle Up! was born. Playwright/Creator: Betsy Bard, Director: Vincent Ernest Siders, Stage Manager: Chopper Carter-Schelp. WATCH: On... more
Jun 12, 2017 CCTV's Fathers' Day program includes: In his video short Father, Wilgens Matelus talks about what it's like not to have a dad. In Man to Media, Luis Vasquez reflects on his path to becoming a journalist, inspired by his father. And, Brother Blue with his story Daddy Teaches Me How To Pray. These videos and more, Fri. Jun. 16 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 17 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 18 12-4pm.... more
Jun 6, 2017 Boston Pride 2017 is this Saturday, June 10 - celebrate with a pride-themed marathon on Channel 9. Journey back through the last few decades, with a Domestic Partnership Rally at City Hall in March of 2000, Mass Matrimony coverage of the first marriage licenses given out to same sex couples at Cambridge City Hall in May 2004. Seven Years of Marriage, a 2011 celebration in honor of city clerk... more
May 23, 2017 Travel back in Cambridge history, with River Fests of years past this weekend on Channel 9. CCTV's River Fest marathon runs Fri. Jun. 2, 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 3 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 4 12-4pm. The program includes scenes from River Fest 1990 and 1997, as well as contemporary fests from the past few years. Other programs honoring the great Charles River will also be included in the mix -... more
May 17, 2017 The discussion will broadcast during CCTV's Local Events Block this week on Channel 8, Tue. May 23, Thu. May 25, and Sat. May 27 at 5pm. You can also CLICK HERE to WATCH NOW on CCTV's YouTube Channel. Hungry for more political discussion? Local Media scholars came together at the CCTV Studio to discuss The Media and Trump's First 100 Days. In the 25th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Joe... more
May 11, 2017 Watch Common Cents, Money as Debt, and other video series to help keep you spending smartly. Common Cents is a money quiz show - with Massachusetts high school students as contestants. Watch Fri. May 19 at 6pm and Sat. May 20 at 5pm. The Money As Debt series uses animated stories and diagrams to lead us from the sensible historical origins of our monetary system, through the consolidation of... more
May 8, 2017 CCTV has recorded the Series of Three Meetings on I-90 renovations to come. The latest Citywide Meeting on the matter took place April 13 and will play this week on Channel 8, Thu. May 11 at 4:55pm and Sun. May 14 at 12:45pm. You can watch the full series of meetings from January, March, and April, any time on Youtube. New this week by CCTV Member Producers: Meet Steve Allen, an officer with... more
May 1, 2017 This week, watch comedy talk show Humor For Humanity with Jimmy Tingle and Operation LIPSTICK. Operation LIPSTICK: Ladies Involved In Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing — and their girls’ program LIPGLOSS — use peer-to-peer education and leadership development models to inform women and girls about the dangers of buying, hiding and holding guns illegally, showcase positive role models, and... more
Apr 19, 2017 The newest videos by Cambridge producers play each week on Channel 8, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am. This week, watch CRLS Basketball Champs 2017 - produced by photographer Samara Vise - a slide show of great photos from CRLS's championship win. This is a two year championship streak for the team. Then, Open Mosque Day - produced by Kristina Kehrer... more
Apr 17, 2017 This weekend on Channel 9, CCTV focuses on U.S. Immigrants, on both a local and a national level. Friday April 21 6-9pm, Saturday April 22 3pm-midnight, and Sunday April 23 12-4pm: Two new episodes of's series Cambridge Uncovered: Community Organizing in the Wake of Trump, with guests Peter Ciurczak of CAST - Cambridge Area Stronger Together, Lisa Blout of the Wall of Women, and... more
Apr 6, 2017 This weekend, tune in to Channel 9 for a Folk Music marathon, Friday 6-9pm, Saturday noon-midnight, and Sunday 12-4pm. A Conversation with Betsy Siggins, on the old Harvard Square folk scene, took place this past November. Watch, Fri. Apr. 14 at 6pm, Sat. Apr. 15 at 12pm, and Sun. Apr. 16 at 12pm. Then, legendary Pete Seeger and his sister Peggy Seeger, live in concert in 2011, Fri. Apr. 14 at... more
Mar 30, 2017 During this weekend's marathon on Channel 9, Friday 6-9pm, Saturday noon-midnight, and Sunday 12-4pm: Watch documentaries made by Cambridge high school students in CCTV's Fall 2016 Youth Media Program, Fri. Apr. 7 at 6pm, Sat. Apr. 8 at 12pm, and Sun. Apr. 9 at 12pm, and from CCTV's Summer 2016 Youth Media Program, Fri. at 6:20 and Sat. at 12:20pm. A showcase of work by Cambridge teens at the... more
Mar 22, 2017 Watch pre-opening night footage at the new Sonia Nightclub in Central Square, #whatImake Episode 12 featuring farmer Roy Nilson, and Sleepwalking, an acoustic music video by Josue Cardoza. These and more of the Newest Videos by Cambridge Producers, on Channel 8: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 7pm, and Wednesday and Friday at 11am. Going Postal: Stamps & History is a series by Cambridge... more
Mar 20, 2017 Channel 96's daily schedule now features News and Current Events in Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese, and more. Watch daily broadcasts in Arabic: Mondays - Fridays 3-4pm and Mondays - Sundays 2:30-3:30am, Chinese: Mondays - Fridays 8-9pm, Mondays - Sundays 12:30-1:30am, and Portuguese: Mondays - Sundays 11pm-midnight and 5:30-6:30am. Also, broadcasts from Cuba, Africa, Venezuela, Montreal,... more
Mar 8, 2017 On Channel 9 this weekend, visit favorite Cambridge spots past and present, during a Local Business marathon. Friday Mar. 17 6-9pm, Saturday Mar. 18 noon-midnight, and Sunday Mar. 19 12-4pm: Meet up-and-coming Cambridge entrepreneurs such as soapmakers The Beefcake Boys, furniture movers the Barnes Brothers, and J. Shia of Madhouse Motors - Fri. at 6pm, Sat. at 12pm and 11:16pm, and Sun. at 11:... more
Mar 3, 2017 In the wake of Trump's actions against Immigrant and Muslim folks, Cambridge held a Unity Rally outside City Hall on February 6 and a citywide Town Hall Discussion on February 8. Watch the Unity Rally event on Channel 8 Tue. Mar. 7 at 4:55pm, Thu. Mar. 9 at 5pm, Fri. Mar. 10 at 5pm. Watch the Town Hall discussion hosted by State Representative Marjorie Decker, Raahsan Hall of the ACLU (American... more
Feb 27, 2017 Join CCTV for a Women's History Month marathon on Channel 9, Fri. Mar. 3 6-9 p.m., Sat. Mar. 4 noon-midnight, and Sun. Mar. 5 12-4 p.m. Included in the weekend's line-up of programs... A discussion on Cambridge Women's Heritage with NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin; Sarah Burks of the Cambridge Historical Commission; Mary Leno, a former city employee with the Women's Heritage Commission; and... more
Feb 19, 2017 Watch all eleven episodes of #whatImake to date, Sunday Feb. 19 6-7 p.m., Monday Feb. 20 10-11a.m., Tuesday Feb. 21 10-11 p.m., and Saturday Feb. 25 at 12 p.m. on Channel 8. The Charles River Conservancy with guest Charles Sullivan of the Cambridge Historical Commission Renata von Tscharner, founder and president of the Charles River Conservancy, hosts a live show every Second and Fourth... more