CCTV's Weekly Entertainment Highlights Gallery

Sep 23, 2015
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. Then, at 12:08pm, watch Scibotage, also by...
Jul 31, 2015
Watch new productions by CCTV members each week on Channel 9 Sundays at noon and Fridays at 7pm, and on Channel 96 Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 9pm. This week: Meet some of your Cantabrigian neighbors from faraway places in two episodes of You're From Where? by NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer. Birder, Birding, Birdwatcher is a mocumentary by CCTV staff member Sydney Sherrell,...
Jun 12, 2015
Cambridge Calendar, the best new source for things to do in and around Cambridge, gives you the rundown on all the best upcoming events in the city. In the first installment, you'll see an interview with Richard Harding of the Mens Health League's annual Hoops 'N' Health basketball tournament in June. You'll hear about MIT's Swapfest, the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center's Nina Simone tribute...
Sep 21, 2015
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...
Jul 24, 2015
On Channel 9 Sunday July 26 at 12pm, catch The Vexatious Vanishing Vaudeville Villainy, a "mystery play performance with sound effects." It's also scheduled to play on Friday July 31 at 7pm, and on Channel 96 Tuesday July 28 at 1pm and Thursday July 30 at 9pm, with other recent programs to follow. Watch Bay State Forum with Barbara Anthony on Channel 8, Jul 28th, 8:30pm and July 30th, 1pm...
Jun 6, 2015
Get pumped for River Fest on Saturday June 6 with a glance back at the 1990 festival, 25 years ago, on Channel 8 at 9:44am. Enjoy other River Festival-related footage on Channel 8 throughout the day, or get outside and enjoy the real thing at this year's event, 12-6pm on Mass Ave between Prospect and Sydney Streets. Make sure to stop by to say hello to CCTV staff at our booth outside our location...
Sep 14, 2015
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. In Mount Auburn Walking Tour, follow along on one of the tours offered...
Jul 16, 2015
The Boston League of Women Wrestlers (B.L.O.W.W.) proclaims that they "bring violence and loose morals back to rock ‘n roll." Naturally, members Barbara Noll and Greg Zukauskas wanted to know more. In Warrior Butterflies, Barbara and Greg produced a documentary about this crass, wild and no holds barred outfit. Don't miss this piece on Channel 96, Tuesday, Jul 21st at 1:11pm, and on Thursday,...
May 29, 2015
This week's Saturday marathon, May 30 on Channel 9, might have you off the couch and on your feet dancing. The lineup begins at noon with a series of short videos in which instructors from Central Square's Dance Complex introduce viewers to their course offerings, which range all the way from Sassy Hip Hop to Youth Flamenco. Then, at 1pm, you'll see scenes of Afro-Caribbean dance from Cambridge...
Sep 3, 2015
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...
Jul 10, 2015
This week, big changes are afoot on Channel 96, our channel for international, multilingual and religious programs. Thanks to a brand new satellite receiver installed at our studios, we have expanded programming from SCOLA, a nonprofit educational organization that receives and re-transmits TV programming from over 140 countries, in more than 170 languages. Here at CCTV, we'll now be airing...
May 21, 2015
This week CCTV is excited to introduce two new series to Channel 8 in Cambridge. Bay State Forum is a public affairs show about topics of interest around Massachusetts, moderated by Barbara Anthony. Issues under discussion will include healthcare, housing and business development, the MBTA, the prospect of Boston hosting the Olympics in 2024, and more. Anthony has served as Undersecretary of...
Aug 31, 2015
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. New Member Productions play each week on Channel 9 Sundays at noon and...
Jul 2, 2015
Happy Fourth of July, all you free speech loving Cantabrigians. Before heading out to see the fireworks on Saturday July 4th, celebrate the holiday with the most American of all media — public access TV. At noon on Channel 9, we'll be screening productions made by members about Independence Days past. What does it mean to be American? At 2:30pm on the fourth, explore this question through...
May 14, 2015
Who needs Saturday morning cartoons when you've got Coloring Coorain? On Saturday, May 16th enter into Coorain Devin's shimmery, curious world. Coorain employs fierce green screening and some deeply on point wardrobe choices as they chat with local personalities about current ideas and trends. Catch their episode, Making Friends at 10:30am on Channel 8, and Art Openings, an episode on Sunday at 1...
Aug 25, 2015
Congratulations to CCTV Member Susan Chasen! Two of her films, What are Humans for? and Goodbye, Mr. Smith are screening this week at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival Aug 26th - Aug 29th. Visit www.massiff.org for the screening lineup and to get tickets. Or, watch (these and other films of hers) on TV: On Channel 8 Sat. Aug. 22 at 3:30pm, Mon. Aug. 24 at 10pm, and Fri. Aug. 28 at 8am...
Jun 29, 2015
The School Year Production Program is an after school media arts and work experience program, part of CCTV's Youth Media Program. Cambridge teens who participate in the program learn storytelling, camera, editing, lighting and audio skills, and they are paid to work as media artists, producing a variety of pieces exploring who they are, where they live, and what they believe in. Take a look at...
May 1, 2015
This week's Channel 9 Saturday Marathon features programming about Palestine. Saturday, May 2nd at noon, tune in to Channel 9 for Fragments of a Journey in Palestine. This program documents everyday life over the course of the filmmakers' two months in Palestine. Next up, watch Voices Beyond Walls, a media production program for Palestinian youth. Starting at 5pm, watch short productions from...
Aug 10, 2015
Cambridge Broadband Matters is a new series, produced by Anne Schweiger and Cambridge Community Television, which will explore the relationship among people, public institutions, non-profit organizations, businesses, and broadband in Cambridge. This series will serve as an educational and community engagement companion to broadband planning and action already underway in Cambridge, including...
Jun 18, 2015
This Saturday June 20th, Channel 9 is all about the Benjamins. At 12pm, watch Common Cents 2015, a financial education game show featuring 80 high school students from around Massachusetts, as they answer multiple choice questions about personal finance. Then, at 12:46pm, watch What is Money?, in which people around Cambridge discuss what money means to them. And, at 1pm, Money Matters...
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Apr 23, 2015
Channel 9's weekly Saturday marathon brings you cooking shows all afternoon long. Tune in 12pm and after for even more culinary inspiration. Eat Well Be Happy, a cooking show series with Debra Stark airs weekly on Channel 8, Sundays at 5pm. After this week's episode, stay tuned for a marathon (5:30-8:30pm) of CCTV's classic series Cambridge Bites, where you'll visit some of the best spots to eat...

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