CCTV's Weekly Entertainment Highlights Gallery

This Week on TV: A tour of local Cambridge businesses, past & present

  • Posted on: 8 March 2017
  • By: lily
Profiles from over the years of the best local shops, stores, restaurants and more.

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:

This Week on TV: Social Justice & Political Action in the community

  • Posted on: 3 March 2017
  • By: lily
Cambridge and Boston rally for Unity, rights for Muslim and Immigrant folks.

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.

This Week on TV: Activist Women of Cambridge, the US, and the World

  • Posted on: 27 February 2017
  • By: lily
March is Women's History Month - celebrate with a marathon this Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Channel 9.

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...

This Week on TV: Meet tattoo artist Ian Adams, and other local makers

  • Posted on: 19 February 2017
  • By: lily
#whatImake is a series of micro-documentaries by producer John Manson.

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.

This Week on TV: Tales of Cantabrigian Romance

  • Posted on: 5 February 2017
  • By: lily
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, Channel 9 this weekend will feature programs on the theme of love.

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.

This Week on TV: Black History Month commences

  • Posted on: 30 January 2017
  • By: lily
A selection of programs this weekend on Channel 9, to start the month's celebrations.

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.

This Week on TV: Featuring local bands Pill Book and Sorry In Advance

  • Posted on: 27 December 2016
  • By: lily
Live studio performances from local talent

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:

This Week on TV: MIT's famous Latke vs Hamentaschen debates - and other Holiday Specials

  • Posted on: 19 December 2016
  • By: lily
Handel's Messiah, Haunted "Ghoultide" cheer, and more on the channels this week

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.

This Week on TV: Explore Cambridge history through Architecture and Folk Music

  • Posted on: 13 December 2016
  • By: lily
CCTV event coverage this week on the History of Cambridge buildings and the old Folk Music scene in Harvard Square

This week, during CCTV’s Local Issues and Events block – On Channel 8, Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays at 5pm

This Week on TV: A Marathon of Local Dance & Movement

  • Posted on: 20 November 2016
  • By: lily
Ballet, Hip-Hop, Indian dance, and more, all on Channel 9 this weekend

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.

This Week on TV: New broadcasts from Mexico, China, Brazil, and others

  • Posted on: 14 November 2016
  • By: lily
On Channel 96, find news and entertainment from around the globe

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.

This Week on TV: Election Night 2016, the Future of Public Libraries, and History Lessons around town

  • Posted on: 7 November 2016
  • By: lily
Tuesday night, a special program from the folks at Democracy Now!

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.