This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

Feb 13, 2017 Climate and the environment is the theme this week on Channel 9, during CCTV's Weekend Marathon Friday 6-9 p.m., Saturday noon-midnight, and Sunday 12-6 p.m. This week features a recent Climate Action Hands On presentation at MIT, hosted by the Home Energy Efficiency Team - with a series of speakers discussing climate change - on Fri. Feb. 17 at 6 p.m., Sat. Feb. 18 at noon, and Sun. Feb. 19 at... more
Feb 5, 2017 In a Moving Image Portrait of his mom and dad, Cambridge producer Boris Masis talks with his parents, capturing the early days of their lives and the story of how they met. In Russian with English subtitles - 6 p.m. Fri. Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. Sat. Feb. 11, and 1:35 p.m. Sun. Feb. 12. In Grandma In Love by Cambridge producer Samantha Bruce, a grandmother discovers unexpected romance - much to the... more
Jan 30, 2017 Highlights from this weekend's Black History Month programming on Channel 9 include: From Block Starz Media, In The Hour of Chaos is a documentary about the life and times of Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. (1899-1984) and the King family history. Watch on Fri. Feb. 3 at 6:05pm, Sat. Feb. 4 at 12pm. Also from the Block Starz team, Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood chronicles the life... more
Jan 23, 2017 The Vienna Project - This past November, the Cambridge Public Library hosted a presentation: “The Vienna Project: Building inclusive communities." Featured speaker, Karen Frostig, Director, Producer, and lead Artist for “The Vienna Project” is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, granddaughter of Holocaust victims, and holds dual citizenship with the United States and the Republic of Austria.... more
Jan 18, 2017 Inauguration Day and DC Women's March Specials from Democracy Now! this weekend here on CCTV Tune in for a special broadcast from Democracy Now! on the day of the Presidential Inauguration, Fri. Jan. 20 3-10pm on Channel 8. The day's regular broadcasts of Democracy Now! will still play as usual on Channel 9, 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 9-10pm. More special broadcasts for the DC Women's March Sat. Jan. 21... more
Jan 16, 2017 This weekend on Channel 9, watch a Marathon of Classical Music by performers here in Cambridge, MA. Cambridge Community Chorus held their Annual Fall Concert last month at the Kresge Auditorium at MIT. Watch the performance: Fri. Jan. 20 at 6pm Sat. Jan. 21 at 12pm. Plus, catch past Cambridge Community Chorus programs: Sat. Jan. 21 at 9pm. Also included in the program, an evening of... more
Jan 9, 2017 The program includes a new episode of the Beyond Boston series: Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, Beyond Boston is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers. The latest episode focuses on housing, homelessness and advocacy organizations who help to make differences... more
Jan 2, 2017 A new film, presented by the 2016 Boston Palestine Film Festival and the Media Education Foundation: The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War In the United States - Produced by the Media Education Foundation and featured as a part of the 2016 Boston Palestine Film Festival, this film unpacks Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and its repeated... more
Dec 27, 2016 New videos by producers here in Cambridge, MA play each week on Channel 8: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 7pm, and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am This week, tune in for two live studio performances from local bands: Pill Book is a grunge/alt band from nearby Chelsea, featuring Aaron Garcia, Edwin Alvarez and Randy Aguilar. Their performance was recorded by the latest CCTV's Primetime!... more
Dec 19, 2016 Celebrate Christmas and Hannukah with CCTV on Channel 9 this weekend Friday Dec. 23 6-9pm, Saturday Dec. 24 12pm-midnight, and Sunday Dec. 25 12pm-4:30pm the program includes: A full rendition of Handel’s Messiah, performed by Cambridge Community Chorus - Saturday Dec. 24 12-2pm. More holiday concerts from Cambridge Community Chorus are scheduled Friday Dec. 23 6-7:25pm and Saturday Dec. 24 8:... more
Dec 13, 2016 This week, during CCTV’s Local Issues and Events block – On Channel 8, Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays at 5pm Building Old Cambridge: On November 17th 2016, the Cambridge Historical Commission gave a talk about their new book, Building Old Cambridge: Architecture and Development, discussing the history of Cambridge’s buildings and the city itself. Watch Wednesday Dec. 14 at 6:28pm and Saturday... more
Dec 5, 2016 Boston Rock Opera and G-Rock collaborated last month to put on a fabulous rendition of HAIR: The Musical at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville. A live recording of the full show debuts this week on Channel 8. Watch Tuesday Dec. 6 at 7pm, Wednesday Dec. 7 at 8am, Thursday Dec. 8 at 1pm, Saturday Dec. 10 at 1am, and Sunday Dec. 11 at 12pm. Additional times next week on Channel 9: Friday Dec. 16 at 6pm... more
Nov 28, 2016 CCTV’s Local Issues and Events block - every Monday-Thursday and Saturday at 5pm on Channel 8 - features recent happenings in our community. On November 3, the Cambridge Public Library hosted The Vienna Project: Building Inclusive Communities. The event's featured speaker, Karen Frostig, Director, Producer, and lead Artist for “The Vienna Project,” is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor,... more
Nov 20, 2016 Included in this weekend's program: The Art of Black Dance series, in which host De Ama Battle sits down for interviews with local artists of the African Diaspora and beyond. Guests include Valerie Stephens, Jorge Arce, Marianne Harkless, Marcus Santos, Akili Haynes, and Ryan Edwards: Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 2:30-5:30pm. A classical Indian dance performance by the Triveni School of Dance:... more
Nov 14, 2016 Rompeviento TV, from Mexico's Distrito Federal Rompeviento TV, a self-described “critical and independent” news source, begins broadcast on Channel 96 starting this month: Mondays through Saturdays 6-9pm and 12-3am. The variety of programs from the network includes news and current events analysis inside and outside of Mexico, as well as discussions on arts, entertainment, social justice... more
Nov 7, 2016 This Tue. Nov. 8, ELECTION NIGHT 2016, there will be an extended evening special from Democracy Now! on Channel 9. CCTV's broadcast will run from 8:30pm till midnight. Extended broadcasts the following day, Wednesday Nov. 9, as well - recaps and analysis from the Democracy Now! team 8-10am, 12-1pm, and 9-11pm. On the Future of Public Libraries On October 25th 2016, the Cambridge Public Library... more
Oct 31, 2016 Learn what to expect on your ballot this Tuesday, November 8 with a four-part series by Lynn Community TV Massachusetts State Ballot Questions Explained presents the arguments for and against each of the statewide questions on next Tuesday's ballot. Learn why you should vote "Yes" or "No" on Expanded Slot Machine Gaming, Charter School Expansion, Conditions for Farm Animals, and Legalization,... more
Oct 21, 2016 Penny Dreadful and her ghoulish co-hosts show classic horror movies from the not-so Golden Age of Terror in a traditional creature-double-feature style show. Marathons of the long-running series will play midnight till morning, Monday Oct. 24, Thursday Oct. 27, Saturday Oct. 29, and Sunday Oct. 30. Then, a Halloween Weekend Full of Haunts and Horror Friday Oct. 28, Saturday Oct. 29, and Sunday... more
Oct 17, 2016 Newest videos by producers here in Cambridge play on Channel 8, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7pm, and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am. This week, get acquainted with Jeremy Collins - an East Cambridge firefighter who won a million dollars through his appearance as a reality TV start in the show SURVIVOR: CAMBODIA. More Presidential Debate coverage coming up this week, from Democracy Now... more
Oct 11, 2016 Sunday October 16 is World Food Day Weekend programming on Channel 9 will be dedicated to food issues – from discussions of food security, GMOs and allergies, to episodes exploring favorite restaurants in the city. Tune in 6-9pm Friday Oct. 14, noon-midnight Saturday Oct. 15, and 12-4pm Sunday Oct. 16: Friday at 6pm, the program starts with the Cambridge Bites series, visiting Emma's Pizza,... more
Oct 3, 2016 Tuesday Oct. 4, Democracy Now! will feature Live Coverage of the Vice Presidential Debate. Watch on Channel 9, 8:30pm-11:30pm. The following day, recap with an extra segment of Democracy Now! The usual morning and evening broadcasts Wednesday Oct. 5 will be followed by an extra hour 9-10am and again 10-11pm. For the Second Presidential Debate taking place Sunday, Oct. 9, Special Live... more