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Programming Highlights: The Final Scary Movie Of The Week (For Now!), Political Season Continues, A NEW BeLive Series, 25 Years In 25 Weeks: 2004 & What's On This Week

Programming Highlights: The Final Scary Movie Of The Week (For Now!), Political Season Continues, A NEW BeLive Series, 25 Years In 25 Weeks: 2004 & What's On This Week

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

  • Posted on: 22 October 2013
  • By: Chris

NOTE: For the most up-to-date information about the 2013 Cambridge Election Programming, please visit:

The Final Scary Movie Of The Week: "City of the Dead" (AKA "Horror Hotel")
All throughout October, CCTV will be airing a scary movie every week to honor all the ghouls, ghosts, monsters, and fright-seekers out there!
- A young coed uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood and also recommends she stay at the "Raven's Inn," run by a Mrs. Newlis. She gets to the village and notices some weird happenings, but things begin to happen in earnest when she finds herself "marked" for sacrifice by an undead coven of witches...
Tune in this Saturday.... if you dare!
Channel 9 - Saturday at 9:00 PM

25 Years In 25 Weeks: A Retrospective
- In honor of our 25th Anniversary Celebration, Cambridge Community Television will be airing some of our best programming from the past 25 years one week and year at a time in two blocks each week! The blocks will be counting down the years, starting with 1988, every Sunday at 9:00 PM on Channel 9 & every Friday at 7:00 PM on Channel 8!
This Week: 2004
- Continue the journey back with us to 2004 - the year when Facebook launched for the first time, Massachusetts officially legalized same-sex marriage, Brazil successfully launched its first rocket into space, and the world's tallest bridge was opened in France! Tune in this week to see a special celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriages in Massachusetts, a documentary about a rock music radio show, a musical edition of Sports Talk with Clyde, and more!
Channel 9 - Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Channel 8 - Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

What's On This Week - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Channel 8

Artists of Color
- A program discussing and promoting the Festival of Arts & Culture at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston, MA, on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The Festival is a fundraiser, reunion, and celebration of the 38th Anniversary of Art of Black Dance & Music, Inc.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 11 AM, Thursday @ 10 AM, Saturday @ 8 AM & Monday @ 6 PM
The Harp Show: Maria Rindenello-Parker
- Host Al Marotta presents The Harp Show, featuring a studio performance by the lovely and talented harpist Maria Rindenello-Parker.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 2:30 PM, Thursday @ 8:30 AM, Saturday @ 9 AM, Sunday @ 9 AM & Monday @ 11 PM
A7P Presents: "The SambaLolo Band"
- The SambaLolo Band, an African band from Mali, performs at the Atwood Cafe Club in Cambridge, MA with guest drummer Glen Grant. Produced by Angel Aiguier.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 6 PM, Friday @ 8:30 AM, Saturday @ 4 PM, Sunday @ 5 PM & Monday @ 9:30 AM
Remembering Hiroshima
- A program featuring over 100 people participating in a "Remembering Hiroshima" procession and memorial event on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, in honor of the 68th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
Airing this week Thursday @ 9 AM, Sunday @ 2 PM & Tuesday @ 10 AM
4th of July Celebration 2013
- Host & CCTV producer Clyde Hicks explores the 2013 Cambridge 4th of July celebration by talking to people and showing the sights and sounds around Memorial Drive and the Esplanade.
Airing this week Thursday @ 11 AM, Friday @ 10 AM & Tuesday @ 7 PM
Eat Smart & Keep Moving - Part 2
- Part 2 of two programs featuring healthy living and lifestyle activities that make Cambridge a great place to live! Co-produced with the Cambridge Public Health Department.
Airing this week Thursday @ 2:30 PM, Saturday @ 6 PM, Sunday @ 3:30 PM, Monday @ 7:30 PM & Tuesday @ 6 PM
- Would you trust someone with your credit card? A film by Lynette Laveau-Saxe, Diya Wadhwa and Erik Brown featuring the tale of a family real estate broker becoming nameless. Produced as part of the Drama Club production group in 2011 in Cambridge, MA.
Airing this week Thursday @ 6 PM, Saturday @ 9:30 AM, Sunday @ 3 PM & Tuesday @ 9:30 PM
The Dreamer
- Using a mixture of still photographs and video, this short film depicts a man who goes on a spiritual journey via his dreams and experiences and faces different parts of himself and his subconscious.
Airing this week Thursday @ 6:30 PM, Sunday @ 10:30 AM & Monday @ 7 PM
NeighborMedia: Larry Summers for Federal Reserve Chair?
- NeighborMedia correspondent Christian Herold interviews people regarding their thoughts and feelings on the idea of Larry Summers being the Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Airing this week Thursday @ 10:30 PM, Friday @ 6 PM, Saturday @ 3 PM, Sunday @ 7 PM & Monday @ 11 AM
Together Festival 2013 - Part 1
- A program featuring Day 1 of the Together Festival - an annual celebration of music, art, and technology, based in Cambridge, MA. Hosts Maurice Wilkey, Erik Brown, and Todd Rapisarda head out to the Museum of Science and the Sinclair Club to conduct interviews with some of the attendees.
Airing this week Friday @ 2:30 PM, Saturday @ 11:30 AM, Sunday @ 6:30 PM & Tuesday @ 6:30 PM

Channel 9
NOTE: For the most up-to-date information about the 2013 Cambridge Election Programming, please visit:

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 and the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month @ 5:30 PM
BeLive: Seniors Needed
- Host Robert S. Hurlbut discusses issues and topics of interest concerning and relevant to the senior citizens of Cambridge.
Airs this Friday and the 4th Friday of every month @ 4 PM
BeLive: Whole Health
- Host Lawrence Ferrara discusses health and nutrition.
Airs this Sunday and the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month @ 5 PM
BeLive: NeighborMedia
- NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris discusses and showcases the latest citizen journalism pieces produced by Cambridge residents involved in the NeighborMedia program.
Airs this Monday and the 2nd & 4th Monday @ 6 PM
NEW! BeLive: Café con Cass
- Café con Cass, hosted by Cassandra Fradera, brings dialogue alive on all issues related to healing, diversity, and the arts with a cup of coffee, occasional guests, and videos.
Premieres this Monday and will air every week on Mondays @ 7 PM

Channel 96

Paru Garden
- Hosts Bishawjit Saha & Suhas Barua visit Nasim Parbin Paru's garden and interview her about her horticultural hobby.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 7 AM, Thursday @ 3 PM, Friday @ 8 AM, Saturday @ 3 PM, Sunday @ 7 PM, Monday @ 8 AM & Tuesday @ 9:30 AM
Astrophysics Today: On Track of the Big Bang
- A panel of scientists discuss how they are learning more about the beginning of the universe as well as what might have happened before the Big Bang.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 1:30 PM, Thursday @ 4:30 PM, Saturday @ 5 PM, Sunday @ 7:30 AM, Monday @ 9 AM & Tuesday @ 3:30 PM
International Mother Language Day
- An culturally engaging musical celebration of International Mother Language Day which took place on Thursday, February 21, 2013. Presented by the Bangladesh Association of New England.
Airing this week Wednesday @ 11:30 PM, Thursday @ 4 PM, Friday @ 7 AM, Saturday @ 7:30 AM, Sunday @ 12 PM, Monday @ 7 AM & Tuesday @ 1:30 PM
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.
Airing this week Thursday @ 10 AM, Saturday @ 10:30 AM & Tuesday @ 10:30 AM
Science Panel: Organ Donation Risks & Effects
- A program, presented by Radio Santec, featuring a panel discussion about the risks, effects, and issues involved with organ donation.
Airing this week Thursday @ 2 PM, Friday @ 7:30 AM, Saturday @ 12:30 PM, Sunday @ 12:30 PM, Monday @ 7:30 AM & Tuesday @ 3 PM
The Living Will Envy The Dead
- A group of panelists discuss this title statement, found in the Bible in the revelation of John by the prophet Jeremiah, and analyze what it means in a modern context as well as the importance of God in combatting its implications. Produced and presented by Radio Santec.
Airing this week Saturday @ 11:30 AM & Tuesday @ 7 AM
NEW! Fish: The Last of Their Kind?
- A panel of experts discuss the science, history, and ethics surrounding fish and what humans can do to protect this fascinating creature.
Premiering this week Saturday @ 5:30 PM, Sunday @ 8 PM, Monday @ 9:30 AM & Tuesday @ 11:30 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 regularly scheduled programs. Click here to view a listing of the short videos currently playing on our channels!

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!