This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

Jul 25, 2016 In the Hour of Chaos is a 2016 American documentary drama produced by Block Starz Media, written and directed by Bayer Mack. The film tells the story of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. - “Daddy King” - who rose from an impoverished childhood in the violent backwoods of Georgia to become patriarch of one of the most famous – and tragedy-plagued – families in history. Debuting this week on... more
Jul 18, 2016 Democracy Now! will be featuring live coverage from inside and outside the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, at the RNC Monday - Friday July 18-22 and the DNC Monday - Friday July 25-29. CCTV’s regular Democracy Now! broadcasts will play as usual on Channel 9, Monday through Friday at 8am, 12pm, and 9pm. An extra hour of DN! - “Breaking With Convention” - will follow the regular... more
Jul 12, 2016 On Monday, June 14th, Cambridge officials held a vigil to honor the victims of the Orlando shootings and show support to those impacted by it. For those who were not able to attend, CCTV will show footage from the event on Channel 8 this Wednesday July 13 and Friday July 15 at 6pm. Violence is a topic at the forefront of all of our minds these days. Programs on police violence, gun violence,... more
Jul 5, 2016 Programming on Channel 9 this Friday July 8 6-9pm, Saturday July 9 noon-midnight, and Sunday July 10 noon-4pm will include: Tai Chi lessons from Master Heg Robinson of the Roxbury Tai Chi Academy. Introductions to the alternative healing practices of Reiki and Chiropractic. Discussions on Food Justice and Mens' Health and Racial Disparities in Cambridge led by CCTV’s NeighborMedia journalist... more
Jun 27, 2016 On Channel 9 Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 12pm-midnight, and Sunday 12-4pm, the program includes: Classic American Bluegrass banjo and ukulele music from local producer Al Marotta, Friday 6-9pm. Don't Drink the Water: A song and video about the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan: Saturday at 1:23pm and Sunday at 4:20pm. Tasting History: Meet Jesus Garcia and learn about his daily life on both... more
Jun 21, 2016 Colores Latinos es un nuevo programa en el canal 96. Está producido mensualmente aquí en Massachusetts para educar e informar a la comunidad Latin@ sobre programas de salud, programas educativos, eventos culturales, y más. A partir de el 23 de junio, se puede ver todos los jueves a las 21h, y los sabados a la 11h. Colores Latinos is a new series on Channel 96. Episodes in Spanish are produced... more
Jun 13, 2016 Featuring shorts from CCTV's Youth Production Program Saturday June 18, 7:20-8pm and Sunday June 19, 3:55-4:20pm on Channel 9, including: A Hero In Disguise, a film by Ranea Riley-Walker on her relationship with her stepfather. Man To Media, a documentary focusing on college student Luis Vasquez and his journey to becoming a journalist, with his father as a role model. Produced by Daniela... more
Jun 7, 2016 To celebrate, a retrospective on CCTV Channel 9, Saturday 6:30-10pm: First, a Domestic Partnership Rally at City Hall in March of 2000, followed by Mass Matrimony, coverage of the first marriage licenses given out to same sex couples at Cambridge City Hall in May 2004. Then, Seven Years of Marriage, a 2011 celebration in honor of city clerk Margaret Drury, and Supreme Court Marriage Equality... more
May 30, 2016 The tour celebrates Goodman's 20 years of the daily, independent, global TV/Radio news hour It also marks the release of her most recent book, Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. Amy and her brother David Goodman, co-author of the book, talked about the most pressing issues facing our democracy today, including the 2016 presidential election, and reflected on the... more
May 23, 2016 About 50 Live programs are broadcast each week from our studio at 438 Mass Ave., on a diverse mixture of topics, issues, personalities, and content. Shows may involve discussion, music, videos, pictures, and/or anything else you, as producer, dream up! CCTV's Live shows take place Sundays 4:30pm - 9pm, Mondays through Thursdays 1pm - 9pm; and Fridays 1pm - 6pm. All shows are broadcast on Comcast... more
May 19, 2016 Science for the Public is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage public understanding of, and appreciation for, science. The 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. CCTV will be... more
May 12, 2016 CCTV is showcasing films this week from the Boston Palestine Film Festival. Watch Letters from Al Yarmouk: Director Rashid Mashawari spent eight months in 2014 Skyping with Palestinians trapped in al-Yarmouk, the besieged Palestinian refugee camp outside Damascus, Syria. On Channel 8, Sun. May 15 and Tues. May 17 at 9pm, Weds. May 18 at midnight, and Thurs. May 19 and Fri. May 20 at 10am. And,... more
May 5, 2016 Saturday, a marathon from noon till midnight and Sunday from noon till 4pm The program features a new piece, Touch Tank, by CCTV Producer Samantha Bruce, about a boy discovers an unexpected connection at the aquarium that brings him closer to his mother. Bruce’s short film will debut Saturday May 7 at 7:11pm, and will also play Sunday May 8 at 1:08pm and again Friday May 13 at 8:33pm. Other... more
Apr 28, 2016 Ever heard of sculpture racing? It's a multimedia art form, in which sculptures are pushed, pulled, or pedaled through a race course. People's Sculpture Racing organizes races in Cambridge each year, and CCTV Producer Rock Louis attended one such event to document: John Manson has a new installment of #whatImake, his series of short documentaries on people who make art and why they do it.... more
Apr 21, 2016 The red brick building at 120 Brookline Street that looks like a warehouse – painted with the bright orange letters EMF – used to be a factory that made motors (EMF stands for Electromotive force). Nowadays, it is home to a local radio station, called WEMF. Meet Dave Crespo, owner of the now two-year-old radio station, and local rock writer and DJ at WEMF Sleazegrinder, aka Ken McIntyre, in a new... more
Apr 14, 2016 Look for CCTV’s new Cambridge Local Issues and Events block on Channel 8, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 5-7pm. Curated by CCTV, it will feature the latest CCTV-produced content on issues pertinent to the community as well as other Cambridge-centric videos. Programming this week will include new episodes of the CCTV-produced series Bay State Forum, Cambridge Broadband Matters,... more
Apr 7, 2016 CCTV's Primetime! Beginning Studio course gets students started with using CCTV’s full production studio. The most recent shoot debuts this week. Produced by CCTV members Tanina Carrabotta, Boris Masis, Jaleel Ali Muhammad, Sydney Sherrell, Jennifer Ventura, Lars Wicklund, and Nick Perry, the show features live music and an interview with local band And Then There Was One.On Channel 9, Saturday 4... more
Mar 31, 2016 Saturday, all afternoon and evening on Channel 9: At 12pm Ice Cowboys: learn about the sport of equestrian skijoring in this new documentary from Durango, Colorado producer Matt Crossett. (If you miss the Saturday debut, Ice Cowboys will also play throughout the week on Channel 8 Sunday 4/3 at 10pm, Tuesday 4/5 at 7:40pm, and Wednesday 4/6 and Thursday 4/7 at 2pm). At 1:30pm, opening day... more
Mar 24, 2016 Saturday, starting at noon: CCTV's Cambridge Bites series profiles spots in the city with best bites to eat. In our newest episode, take a trip to The Druid in Inman Square, a cozy spot known for its Irish pub fare and live music. Directly following, past installments of the show will travel to Central Square’s Veggie Galaxy, to the Greek Corner in North Cambridge, and beyond. Cambridge Bites... more
Mar 17, 2016 Documentaries all day Saturday on Channel 9 from the Link TV Network, including: We Are Half of Iran's Population: "Three months before presidential elections in Iran, Iranian women's rights activists -- consisting of a vast spectrum of different points of view from religious to secular and ordinary women -- are filmed posing their questions to the ten candidates and three of them discuss their... more
Mar 10, 2016 This Saturday March 12 on Channel 9, noon till midnight: The marathon kicks off with Global Change: Reading Ocean Fossils, a new program produced in part by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, in which paleobiologist Brian Huber specializes in tiny organisms that are great indicators of global changes. Journey with him from Antarctica to Tanzania to find out how forams can tell... more