CCTV's Weekly Entertainment Highlights Gallery

This week on TV: A new film release, in observance of MLK Day

  • Posted on: 15 January 2016
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Martin Luther King Day is this Monday, January 18

In the Hour of Chaos is a new documentary from Block Starz Media, which documents the life and times of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. (1899-1984) and the King family history. Catch the first showings of Part One of the production — Part Two will follow later this year. On Saturday Jan.

This week on TV: Skaters hit the halfpipes at North Point Park

  • Posted on: 7 January 2016
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Much fun to be had along the River Charles -- don't let the cold weather stop you!

This Saturday's Channel 9 marathon (noon-midnight) is inspired by our friends at the Charles River Conservancy. The Lynch Family Skatepark, a project spearheaded by the CRC, opened on Saturday, November 14th with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

This Week on TV: The holiday festivities continue — Now with more creatures and critters.

  • Posted on: 23 December 2015
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Times Square is so passé: Ring in the New Year with CCTV

(As you sit by the fire this Christmas Eve and -Day, tune in to CCTV for some spunky Holiday Specials the whole family will enjoy.)

This Week on TV: Xmas Specials and Monteverdi Madrigals

  • Posted on: 17 December 2015
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Celebrate the holiday this year with your favorite CCTV Producers

As you sit by the fire this Christmas Eve and -Day, tune in to CCTV for some spunky Holiday Specials the whole family will enjoy. Including:

Penny Dreadful's Shilling Shocker—New England's own local television horror show is back from a brief hiatus after the Halloween season, this time with a Christmas Special. Featuring the famous 1964 film, "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians."

Programming Highlights: Week of 12/12/15 – 12/18/15

  • Posted on: 9 December 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Word from the Joint, made by an inmate at MCI-Norfolk. Plus, scenes of winter, STEAM education and "Sad Eyes."

December is upon us. This Saturday on Channel 9, get acclimated with a veritable winter wonderland of programs:

At noon and 7:30pm, catch a Winter Concert from the 2009 Community Youth Orchestra of Boston.

Programming Highlights: Week of 11/28/15–12/4/15

  • Posted on: 25 November 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
New episodes of Coloring Coorain feat. DEAD ART STAR, Maggie Cavallo and Sandrine Schaefer. Plus, AgX Film Collective and Dane Chenery Show.

This week, watch two new episodes in the Coloring Coorain series:

In Sparkling in the Shadows Coorain interviews Maggie Cavallo and DEAD ART STAR, two major figures in Boston's underground scene. The pair discuss everything from #healthgoth to why they live in Boston.

Programming Highlights: Week of 11/21/15–11/27/15

  • Posted on: 19 November 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Is love magic, or tragic? Find out this week on CCTV. Plus, Thanksgiving programs, Defending a Forest, and Broadband Matters.

This weekend, ring in the season with a marathon of Thanksgiving programs on Channel 9, at noon and beginning again at 6pm: Thanksgiving Day football, the annual Thanksgiving festivities at Tavern in the Square, a Thanksgiving parade in Plymouth, and a Thanksgiving Day Special from Penny Dreadful's Shilling Shocker — New England's own local television horror show.

Programming Highlights: Week of 11/7/15–11/13/15

  • Posted on: 5 November 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Liberation Poetry Collective, Bandwidth and Veteran's Day.

Hear from local seniors as they share stories about their remarkable lives. Legacies: A Journey through the Lives of Elders is a co-production between Cambridge Health Alliance and Somerville Community Access Television. The series premieres on CCTV on Channel 8: Monday 11/9 at 10am, Tuesday 11/10 at 5pm, and Thursday 11/12 at 2pm.

Programming Highlights: Week of 10/31/15–11/6/15

  • Posted on: 29 October 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Scary to Civic: A week of programs from Halloween to the 2015 Municipal Elections

On All Hallow's Eve (this Saturday) get ready for spooky, scary programming all day long. Don't miss these superbly seasonal, creepy pieces:

If you're awake in the dead of night, watch a marathon of the infamous local horror show Penny Dreadful's Shilling Shockers: 1am - 9am on Channel 8.

Programming Highlights: Week of 10/24/15–10/30/15

  • Posted on: 23 October 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Haunted TV. Plus, Cambridge Municipal Elections, Beyond the Badge, Bluegrass and more.

Cambridge is definitely haunted — just ask Google. From Verna's Donuts to the Wadsworth House at Harvard, there are all sort of spooky things lurking in our fair city. Get a peek into some haunted places in Haunted Victorian Mansion Tour on Channel 96 on Wednesday, 10/28 at 9:36pm. We'll also be showing footage of Cambridge Halloweens past on Channel 96 every week night starting at 8:05pm.

Programming Highlights: Week of 10/17/15–10/23/15

  • Posted on: 16 October 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Cambridge Election coverage. Plus, Alternative Views, Port Community Pride Day, and Homelessness Charrette.

City Council and School Committee candidate debates and other election-related programming will run throughout the month of October on Channel 8. This week, the following programs are scheduled to air:

Programming Highlights: Week of 9/26/15–10/2/15

  • Posted on: 23 September 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
One Dreamy Saturday, plus new work by CCTV Members.

This Saturday, 9/26 on Channel 9, things are going to get dreamy...

At noon (12pm), watch an experimental short film by member Rock Louis, in which a man falls deep into his dream to a bizarre world of unreal circumstances. This film was made in our Media Training Program, in a class called Making the Digital Film. Check out more of CCTV's classes.

Programming Highlights: Week of 9/19/15 – 9/25/15

  • Posted on: 21 September 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Halloweens past, plus Food For Free, These Boots Were Made for Walking, and Empty Soul.

This week welcomes fall, with the autumnal equinox this Wednesday, 9/23. We're getting in the seasonal spirit with some spooky Halloween programs. On Tuesday, 9/22 just before 6am on Channel 9, watch last year's coverage of Halloween in Cambridge. CCTV took it to the streets to ask local kids hard hitting questions about their Halloween costumes and their favorite parts of trick or treating in Cambridge. Adorable answers ensue... stay tuned.

Programming Highlights: Week of 9/12/15–9/18/15

  • Posted on: 14 September 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Parking Day, Back Lot BBQ Live, a walk in Mt. Auburn and La Vie.

New video work by members airs each week on Channel 9 Sundays at noon (12pm) and Fridays at 7pm, and on Channel 96 Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 9pm. This week, tune in for several tours around our city:
In La Vie, Wilgens Metelus, a graduate of the CCTV Youth Program, brings us by bike on his daily rides around the city.

Programming Highlights: Week of 9/5/15 – 9/11/15

  • Posted on: 3 September 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
Cambridge Uncovered, Labor Talk, programs in remembrance of 9/11, and The Story of Stuff.

Catch programming in honor of Labor Day this Monday, September 7th on Channel 8 at 9:30am, Channel 9 at 4pm, and Channel 96 at 8:05pm. Join us for Labor Talk, with discussions on workers' rights, as well as stories from NeighborMedia citizen journalists on worker demonstrations that have taken place within the city.

On Friday this week, we'll be airing programs throughout the day in remembrance of September 11:

Programming Highlights: Week of 8/30/15 – 9/4/15

  • Posted on: 31 August 2015
  • By: Maggie
Summary: 
The 7th House at the Cantab Lounge. Plus, Angela Sawyer on music and success, Glassblowing at Avon Place Glass, and video work from MassArt

Now She Lives with Someone Else, by member and NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer, was this year’s Hometown Media Award winner in the Underserved Voices category. The documentary explores the subject of adoption via the reunion of a biological mother and daughter. Watch this Monday, 8/31 on Channel 96 at 10:00pm.

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