This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

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
Sep 26, 2016 Watch Live Monday night at 8:30-11:30pm on Channel 9. Keep up with CCTV's weekly highlights for future debate broadcasts. This weekend, a comedy marathon Fun and laughs is the theme this weekend. Tune in for comedic shorts, stand-up routines, improv, burlesque, and more. Friday Sept. 30 6-9pm, Saturday Oct. 1 noon-midnight, and Sunday Oct. 2 12-4pm. Highlights include: Friday 6-9pm, Juice Rap... more
Sep 19, 2016 New this week to CCTV Channel 8, The MCAN Power Half-Hour Series The Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) is a statewide organization that coordinates the work of locally organized groups across Massachusetts fighting the climate crisis. Check out what they are doing and join them! Watch Mondays at 9:30pm and Thursdays at 4:30pm on Channel 8. Produced regularly out of CCTV's Live Studio... more
Sep 12, 2016 They've had their say - Now is the time to have yours This year for #ParkingDay, Cambridge Community Television and its citizen journalism team at will be hosting a mock presidential debate stage with three podiums: One for a cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton, one for a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump, and one that is left for YOU, the people! Come take a spot at the center... more
Sep 6, 2016 Watch footage from Carnival Celebrations of years past: On Channel 96, Sat. Sept. 10 9-11am, 5-6pm, 7-9pm and 11pm-midnight and Sun. Sept. 11 9-10am and 9pm-midnight. What's New on the Channels? The Newest Videos made by CCTV Members play each week on Channel 8: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am. Tune for a totally unpredictable mashup on content, and to... more
Aug 29, 2016 On Channel 9 this weekend, a marathon of cartoons, comics and animation. Friday 6-9pm, Saturday noon-midnight, and Sunday 12-4:30pm, programs will include: Vernon E. Grant Day: A recent celebration to honor Cambridge native Vernon E. Grant for his contributions to the world of cartooning. Vernon was a U.S. Army Captain and lifelong cartoonist. He created two Point-Man Palmer novels, STAND-BY... more
Aug 22, 2016 This weekend's Channel 9 marathon is dedicated to the realm of visual arts: Art Showdown is an artist-centric game show styled after the wild west, produced right here in Central Square, Cambridge. Catch a few episodes of the series, Fri. Aug. 26, 6-7:30pm. The Art Gallery at CCTV has been host to many exhibits over the years. Watch a series of short features on some of the artists who have... more
Aug 15, 2016 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 19-21, the program includes: A reading and discussion with author Junot Diaz after the release of his book The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao, Fri. Aug. 19 at 6:10pm, Sat. Aug. 20 at 5:10pm, and Sun. Aug. 21 at 3:20pm. Poetry Festival readings in the heart of Central Square, Fri. Aug. 19 at 6:50pm. Women who took part in the Student Nonviolent... more