CCTV's Weekly Entertainment Highlights Gallery

This Week on TV: Election Day Is Just Around the Corner

  • Posted on: 31 October 2016
  • By: lily
Do you know how you're voting on Questions 1-4?

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, Regulation & Taxation of Marijuana.

This Week on TV: All Hallows' Eve Celebrations

  • Posted on: 21 October 2016
  • By: lily
Start getting into Halloween spirit this week, beginning with late night Penny Dreadful Shilling Shocker marathons on Channel 8

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.

This Week on TV: Food and Eating in Cambridge, MA

  • Posted on: 11 October 2016
  • By: lily
On World Food Day, a local take: Explore favorite Cambridge restaurants and learn about local food-related issues

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:

This Week on TV: Climate Issues in Cambridge, Boston, MA, and the world

  • Posted on: 19 September 2016
  • By: lily
These are some shows you can watch to stay informed on issues facing our local environment

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.

This Week on TV: Tell Us What YOU Would Do If You Were President of the United States

  • Posted on: 12 September 2016
  • By: lily
Parking Day is this Friday Sept. 16 and CCTV invites you to participate by voicing your opinion.

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!

This Week on TV: Meet Local Artists and Creators

  • Posted on: 22 August 2016
  • By: lily
Plus, art-themed game shows and visits to Boston-area art museums

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.

This Week on TV: A Sizzling Summer Read-A-Thon with Favorite Local Authors

  • Posted on: 15 August 2016
  • By: lily
Author readings, talks, and features this weekend on Channel 9

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.

This Week on TV: A Line-Up of Local Theater and Performance

  • Posted on: 7 August 2016
  • By: lily
Take a tour of Central Square Theater and watch storytelling, comedy, opera, and more

CCTV’s ZipDocs Beginning Documentary Production Class this month visited the Central Square Theater. Watch interviews with staff and learn more about the work they do.

This Week on TV: The Life and Times of Reverend Martin Luther King, Senior

  • Posted on: 25 July 2016
  • By: lily
You may have already seen the first half of the film on the channels. This week, the full feature-length version.

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.

This Week on TV: Live Coverage at the National Conventions

  • Posted on: 18 July 2016
  • By: lily
An extra hour of Democracy Now! every day this week and next

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.

This Week on TV: Dialogue on Violence in our Community

  • Posted on: 12 July 2016
  • By: lily
Cambridge honored the victims of the Orlando shooting last month

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.

This Week on TV: Tai Chi Lessons, Fitness Shows, Healthy Eating and more

  • Posted on: 5 July 2016
  • By: lily
This week on CCTV, focus on whole body health and wellness

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.

This Week on TV: An all-American marathon for the Fourth of July

  • Posted on: 27 June 2016
  • By: lily
In anticipation of the Fourth of July, this weekend's programming will take viewers out of Cambridge and across the vast United States

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.

Esta semana en CCTV: ¿Qué hay de nuevo en el canal 96?

  • Posted on: 21 June 2016
  • By: lily
Programas en español aquí en CCTV

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.