Programming Highlights: Programs Looking For Sponsors, New Short Films & A New BeLive Series, & What's On This Week

Programming Highlights: Programs Looking For Sponsors, New Short Films & A New BeLive Series, & What's On This Week

News & information about our BeLive & Community Radio Studios, current programming, special broadcast events, & what's on when!

  • Posted on: 11 June 2013
  • By: Chris

Programs Looking For Sponsors
To ensure that there is local community interest, programs that are not produced by CCTV Access Members or by a Cambridge resident must find a local sponsor who is in one of these categories. Producers and filmmakers from outside of Cambridge are always looking for local sponsors, and they need your help! All it takes is your signature and contact information to get these programs up on our channels.
Programming Highlights will now include a block every week featuring the list of shows currently looking for a sponsor. If you are currently a CCTV Access Member or a Cambridge resident, and you are interested in sponsoring a program, check out the list to the right --->
and contact the producers directly!

Movie Of The Week: "Scarlet Street"
- When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has.
Channel 9 - Saturday at 9:00 PM

BeLive & Community Radio News

BeLive Studio: Current Open Timeslots
- Mondays at 7:00 PM
- Tuesdays at 5:30 PM & 6:00 PM
- Wednesdays at 5:00 PM

Cambridge Community Radio "CCR" Studio: Current Open Timeslots
- Tuesdays at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
- Thursdays at 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
- Fridays at 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

What's On This Week - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Channel 8

CCTV 25-Hour Production Marathon
- A compilation of the short films created in a special day-long production exercise and competition which took place on the weekend of Saturday, April 27, 2013, and Sunday, April 28, 2013, to celebrate CCTV's 25th anniversary.
Wednesday at 11:00 AM, Thursday at 8:30 AM, Friday at 2:30 PM, & Monday at 9:30 AM
Tasting History
- A program documenting Jesus Garcia's inspirational journey across the Mexico-U.S. border in the Sonoran Desert region. Produced by Dena Ellen Cowan.
Airing this week Wednesday at 11:30 AM, Thursday at 2:30 PM, Saturday at 6:00 PM, Sunday at 9:00 AM, & Monday at 11:00 PM
St. Patrick's Day 2013 Peace Parade
- The St. Patrick's Day Peace Parade in South Boston, which took place on Sunday, March 17, 2013, to promote peace, equality, jobs, and social and economic justice. Produced by Jesse Perrier.
Airing this week Thursday at 9:00 AM, Friday at 8:30 AM, Sunday at 10:30 AM, Monday at 10:00 PM, & Tuesday at 10:00 AM
Surly Girl
- A play, written and performed by Nancy Hurlbut, depicting twenty-one years of family life during and after World War II. Directed by Christopher Webb, the play is presented by the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge, MA, in conjunction with the 2013 Cambridge Science Festival.
Airing this week Thursday at 10:00 AM, Saturday at 3:00 PM, Sunday at 6:00 PM, & Monday at 10:00 AM
StoriesLive 2013 Scholarship Slam
- A collection of winning stories from the 2013 StoriesLive Regional Scholarship Story Slam - a program that gives high school students the opportunity to tell a unique story in the hopes of being awarded scholarship money prizes.
Airing this week Thursday at 10:30 PM, Friday at 9:00 PM, Sunday at 2:00 PM, & Tuesday at 7:00 PM
Muslim Athletic League - Men's Basketball 2013 Playoffs
- The Muslim Athletic League men's basketball 2013 season playoffs. The Muslim Athletic League is a registered 501(c)(3) open to all with the goals of bridging gaps and nurturing understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim youth and adults through sports and physical activities.
Airing this week Friday at 9:30 AM & Saturday at 8:30 AM
NEW! The Village Show - Guest: Author Chris Jennings
- Host Ric Cone from PACTV in Plymouth, MA, interviews Chris Jennings, author of "HIV/AIDS - The Facts and the Fiction", about scientific corruption and implausible theories surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
Premiering this week Sunday at 3:00 PM & Monday at 7:00 PM

Channel 9

BeLive: Charles River Conservency
- Host Renata von Tscharner, the Founder and President of The Charles River Conservency, discusses and advocates for the renewal of the urban parklands along the river. Guests include elected officials from Cambridge and the state along with fellow civic leaders who speak about this amazing resource for Cambridge and its citizens.
Airs this Wednesday night and the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month at 5:30 PM
NEW! BeLive: Bangla Center Talk
- Host Suhas Barua invites various citizens and professionals from the community to discuss immigrant communites and individuals' day-to-day lives, achievements, problems, prospects, and activities.
Premieres this Wednesday at 8:00 PM and will air the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month
BeLive: Your Health Or Mine?
- Host Jonathan Spierer discusses fitness, health, and relationships.
Airs this Friday and the 2nd Friday of every month at 5:30 PM
BeLive: Community Learning Center
- Host Joseph Passeri discusses current events, issues, opportunities, programs, and events surrounding the Community Learning Center in Cambridge.
Airs this Monday and the 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 6:00 PM
BeLive: Health is Wealth
- Host Roberta Robinson discusses issues surrounding health and nutrition.
Airs this Tuesday and the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 4:30 PM
BeLive: Emotional Talk
- Shalhavit Cohen hosts this program featuring friends talking about relationships and emotional matters that affect our everyday lives.
Airs this Tuesday and the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM

Channel 96

You Are Heirs To Selfless Love
- A Divine Prophetic Healing given on June 27, 2013 through translating the words of of Gabriele, a Prophetess and Spiritual Emissary, and including images of nature. Produced and presented by Radio Santec.
Airing this week Wednesday, at 7:00 AM, Thursday at 3:00 PM, Friday at 7:00 AM, Saturday at 11:00 AM, & Monday at 8:00 AM
Good Friday Commemoration
- St. Mary's Church in Cambridge, MA, presents a reenactment of Good Friday followed by a procession commemorating it.
Airing this week Wednesday at 1:30 PM, Thursday at 11:30 PM, Saturday at 3:00 PM, Sunday at 9:30 AM, & Tuesday at 11:30 PM
El Sabor de la Historia
- El viaje conmovedor de Jesús Garcia a través de la frontera entre México y Los E.E.U.U. por la región del Desierto Sonorense evidencia que las estrategias solidarias son las más enriquecedoras. Arraigado en el pasado y floreciente en el presente su Proyecto de los Arboles Frutales Históricos de Kino nos ofrece un sabor de los prometedores oasis en el desierto que él ayuda a cultivar.
Transmitido esta semana Miércoles a las 11:30 PM, Jueves a las 10:00 AM, Viernes a las 3:30 PM, Sábado a las 7:30 AM, & Domingo a las 7:30 AM
Straighten Up To Attain The Correct Spiritual Attitude
- A roundtable discussion on Message from the All Divine Prophetic Healing given through his prophetess, Gabriele, on June 27, 1993. Produced and presented by Radio Santec
Airing this week Thursday at 11:00 AM & Saturday at 10:00 AM
Focal Point: Earth - Life In The Forest
- An in-depth study of life in the forests and oceans on earth, how animals are treated and affected by humans, and a look at the general beauty of God's creation. Produced and presented by Radio Santec.
Airing this week Thursday at 4:00 PM, Friday at 8:00 AM, Saturday at 12:00 PM, Sunday at 12:00 PM, Monday at 9:00 AM, & Tuesday at 5:00 PM
NEW! The Inner Physician & Healer
- A guided meditation, using voice-over and images of nature, which encourages healing and relaxation through spirituality and faith in God.
Premiering this week Saturday at 3:30 PM, Sunday at 8:00 PM, & Tuesday at 1:30 PM
NEW! Bangladesh Association Of New England Panel
- Previous past presidents of the Bangladesh Association of New England (BANE) discuss their experiences and personal histories with the organization.
Premiering this week Saturday at 5:00 PM, Sunday at 7:00 PM, Monday at 7:00 AM, & Tuesday at 3:00 PM

Short Films To Keep An Eye Out For
Short films and videos that are 10 minutes or less are scheduled randomly throughout the channels to give them more exposure and to entertain and enlighten our Cambridge audience in between our scheduled programs. Here are some of the short videos playing on our channels now:

NEW! "Bender" Music Video
- A music video of the song "Bender" by Big D and the Kids Table featuring a man taking a stand against his ex-girlfriend trying to get him away from his booze. Filmed,produced by, and starring Todd Rapisarda.
NEW! Ollie & Bianca @ Riverfest
- A short Video Portrait piece of Ollie & Bianca - street musicians and performers from Harvard Square who play instruments, juggle, make balloon art, and do face-painting! Produced and filmed by Erik Brown.
State Rep. Marjorie Decker Discusses Her Support Of Amendment H.3400
- State Representative Marjorie Decker offers her maiden speech on Amendment H.3400 - an act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for the maintenance of departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements.
"Fast Life" Behind-The-Scenes
- A behind-the-scenes look at a local music video for the song "Fast Life" by the rapper Raw Money including a sneak peek at what the finished product will look like. Produced by Rock Louis.
"Meet In Massachusetts" Promo
- Singer and songwriter Andrew Horn presents this promo video for his new single "Meet In Massachusetts" - a song which celebrates moving, living, and falling in love in Boston.
Demonstration VS The Gap
- Christian Herold presents this NeighborMedia news story featuring the Bangladesh Workers Solidarity Network and supporters picketing and protesting The Gap in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Fun In The Barbershop
- Clyde Hicks interviews patrons of a local barbershop about their opinions on gun control. Produced by Simon McDonough.
JAHSpirit Music Video - "Rastafari Soldier"
- A music video, produced by Angel Aiguier, for the song "Rastafari Soldier" by the Caribbean band JAHSpirit from their album Tough 'N Humble.
Mt. Auburn Hospital Vigil: Marathon Bomber Manhunt
- Christian Herold interviews people involved in a vigil on Friday, April 19, 2013, outside of Mount Auburn Hospital after the Marathon bomber suspect was captured and brought there.
Cambridge Candlelight Vigil: Boston Marathon Victims
- A picture montage accompanied by music of the candlelight vigil held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in commemoration of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Produced by Christian Herold.
Spy VS Spy
- Two opposing spies quarrel and harass each other in this fun short filmed and produced by Tony Valentino.

To view our current schedule at any time, visit

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!