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Programming Highlights: Cambridge Science Festival 2013 & What's On This Week

Programming Highlights: Cambridge Science Festival 2013 & What's On This Week

  • Posted on: 10 April 2013
  • By: Chris

Hello Everyone! Welcome to the first installment of Programming Highlights, which will let all of our viewers, followers, and supporters know what's new on our channels each week, programs to keep an eye out for, and information about our non-weekly live shows and special events.

Cambridge Science Festival 2013 Special Programming Blocks
Starts Friday, April 12, 2013 to Sunday, April 21, 2013
Every night at 7:00 PM-8:00 PM & 11:00 PM-Midnight with special Children's Programming Blocks on Saturday, April 13, 2013 & Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM-Noon
- CCTV is working with MIT and the Cambridge Science Festival to bring you a variety of original and engaging programming relating to all matters of science geared to entertain, educate, and inspire.

What's On This Week - Wednesday, April 10, 2013 to Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Channel 8
- CCTV Showcase Programming 2012 - A compilation of 2012 programs from CCTV's three channels showcasing the diversity, depth, and scope of CCTV's programs. Airing this week Thursday at 4:00 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, & Sunday at 3:30 PM.
- Four Square World Championships 2012 - Held each year in Bridgton, ME, the world championships bring together the best four square players of all time. Produced by Nader Shaar. Airing this week Thursday at 10:30 PM & Sunday at 2:00 PM.
- The 16th Annual Galluccio Associate Breakfast - A program documenting the 16th Annual Galluccio Associate Breakfast, which honors and awards people for their service to Cambridge youth sports. Produced by Anthony Galluccio. Airing this week Friday at 9:00 AM & Sunday at 10:30 AM.
- Rantland Presents - Dalex Uncut - Rantland guest Alexandria Long rants about movies and race. Produced by Will Kurtz. Airing this week Friday at 10:30 AM, Saturday at 6:00 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM, & Monday at 10:00 PM.
- One Billion Rising - CCTV talks to and features dancers and participants of a one-day event for a global campaign which calls for an end to violence, and for justice and gender equality. On February 14, 2013, a call for one billion women around the world to join together to dance in a show of collective strength was made in honor of the 15th anniversary of the V-Day Movement. Airing this week Friday at 9:00 PM, Saturday at 10:00 PM, Sunday at 6:00 PM, & Monday at 9:30 AM.
- 43rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast - A program documenting the 43rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast, which took place on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Boston, MA. Featuring master of ceremonies Nicole Roberts Jones and keynote speaker Professor Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University and Pusey Minister in Harvard's Memorial Church. Produced by CCTV. Airing this week Saturday at 3:00 PM & Tuesday at 9:00 AM.
- Corporations & Communities - A program featuring Jane Manley interviewing Leesa George Friday, Board Member of the National Move To Amend organization, in Boston on Monday, January 28, 2013, speaking about rallying people in minority neighborhoods to get more involved. Produced by Jane Manley. Airing this week Friday at 2:30 PM & Tuesday at 10:30 PM.

Channel 9
NOTE: CCTV will be closed this Sunday, April 14, 2013 & this Monday, April 15, 2013, in honor of Patriots Day, so there will be no Live programming those days, but all of the Live shows will be back at their regular times the following Sunday and Monday
- BeLive: Your Health Or Mine? - Host Jonathan Spierer discusses fitness, health and relationships. Airs the 2nd Friday of every month at 5:30 PM.
- BeLive: Health is Wealth - Host Roberta Robinson discusses issues surrounding health and provides tips and advice about making healthier choices. Airs the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 4:30 PM.
- BeLive: Emotional Talk - Host Shalhavit Cohen and friends discuss relationships and emotional matters in our everyday lives. Airs the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM.

Channel 96
- Durga Puja - A program featuring the Hindu religious ceremony Durga Puja that celebrates the Hindu goddess Durga's defeat of the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura, thereby celebrating the victory of Good over Evil. Produced by Bishawjit Saha. Airing this week Saturday at 3:00 PM, Monday at 1:00 AM, & Tuesday at 3:00 PM.
- Buddha Boy - A documentary featuring Ram Bahadur Bomjon, a young man from Nepal who defied modern science by spending months in a state of meditation, with some even believing that he has spiritual powers and is possbily a reincarnation of Buddha himself. Airing this week Friday night at Midnight & Monday at 7:00 AM.
- Muktir Gaan - A program about the 1971 Bangladeshi Liberation War. Airing this week Saturday at 9:30 AM & Sunday night at Midnight.

To view our current schedule at any time, visit

Thank you for checking out the first installment of Programming Highlights. If you have any questions about CCTV programming, what's on when, or if you would like to get your own BeLive or Community Radio show, feel free to contact:
Chris Lawn, Programming Coordinator

See you next week!