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TV Highlights Feb 24 - Mar 1

TV Highlights Feb 24 - Mar 1

What's new to CCTV? A List of Programs to Check Out This Week.

  • Posted on: 24 February 2020
  • By: Alfonso

New Singles
Channel 8

Cambridge Uncovered: The Media and the Elections, Rachel Gans-Boriskin, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Communications at the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities at Simmons University, is joined by Chris Faraone, Editorial Director, Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism, Reverend Irene Monroe, co-host of the Podcast and standing Boston Public Radio segment ALL REV’D UP on WGBH, and Evan Horowitz from the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University, to discuss the state of the Democratic primary. Produced by CCTV.
5 PM on Wednesday 2/26
11 PM on Friday 2/28

Control the Hunt, Veronica finally started to control control her blood lust and got a happy life with her new girlfriend, but one day she gets into a car accident and believes the hunter from her past have come back to finish what he started...She can’t stop him without risking losing her craziness for blood. Produced by Electra Gustafsson.
8:10 PM on Friday 2/28

Gena Bean's Community Meditation Night, Mindful Boston's Community Meditation Nights (CMN) are a "complimentary taste" of mindfulness meditation. CMNs are easy beginner-level introductions to what mindfulness is. These events will also introduce you to what we do more broadly at the Mindful Boston meditation studio. In this video, we started with an overview of how to do meditation, then we tried out a Body Scan, and we ended with some questions from the audience. Watch, and follow along as we do the meditation. Produced by CCTV.
5 PM on Wednesday 2/26 and Friday 2/28

Cambridge Uncovered Episode 30: Affordable Housing in Cambridge, in the 30th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host and moderator Priyanka Deo explores one of, if not the biggest issue in Cambridge: affordable housing. As we saw in the 2017 municipal elections, housing is a key concern affecting the entire community. Discussing some of the most pertinent issues in housing and how they impact Cambridge, Priyanka is joined by a panel of three experts and community leaders: Peter Daly from Homeowners Rehab Inc., a private nonprofit housing corporation dedicated to affordable housing opportunities; Deborah Ruhe from Just a Start, an owner and developer of affordable housing in Cambridge; and Dennis Benzan, community advocate and former Vice Mayor of the city of Cambridge. Produced by CCTV.
6 PM on Wednesday 2/26 and Friday 2/28

MA Joint Committee on Health Care Financing - January 28th, 2020, the MA Joint Committee on Health Care Financing met for testimony on a bill introduced by Gov. Baker (who spoke at the hearing) to increase spending on primary care behavioral health, addiction treatment and geriatric care while controlling overall costs. Produced by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Part 1: 5 PM on Monday 2/24
Part 2: 11 AM on Wednesday 2/26

MA House of Representatives Formal Session - February 5th, 2020, the House met to consider H.4367, a bill that would clarify the authority of the Cannabis Control Commission to enforce host community agreements between municipalities & marijuana establishments. The bill passed on a 121-33 vote. Produced by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
10 PM on Monday 2/24 and Sunday 3/1
11 AM on Tuesday 2/25 and Thursday 2/27
7 PM on Friday 2/28

New Series
Tune in on Channel 96

The Faith Show, also known as Show De La Fe, is about spreading the word of god. Produced by Edison Santos.
6 PM on Mondays
7:30 PM on Thursdays
6 PM on Fridays
7:30 PM on Saturdays
9 PM on Sundays

Black History Month Weekend Marathon
Tune in to Channel 9 from Friday through Sunday for a Weekend Marathon! Watch programs dedicated to Black History Month! Friday 2/28 from 6-9 PM, Saturday 2/29 from 12 PM-Midnight & Sunday 3/1 from 12-4 PM on CCTV Channel 9.

Black History Month Spotlight Week
Channel 8

Cambridge Uncovered: Hands Up Student Walkout, in December 2014, demonstrations were held around the country to protest the grand jury's decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. In an effort to spread awareness and support the cause, CRLS students walked out of school and into Harvard Square to assert that #BlackLivesMatter. In this episode, citizen journalist Beverly Mire talks with two students from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who led and participated in a student walkout in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter campaign. Produced by CCTV.
8:10 PM on Monday 2/24

Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood, "The Czar of Black Hollywood" chronicles the life and career of African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951). Produced by Frances P. Rice.
7 PM on Tuesday 2/25

No Lye Documentary, No lye is a chronological and thematic history of the ethnic beauty industry in America that highlights innovative stylists, products, and business leaders. Produced by Frances P. Rice.
9 AM on Wednesday 2/26

Our Story (Parts I & II), The first of a two-part show in which local historian and museum curator, Joel Mackal takes you on a journey into the world of Black History. He aims to expand the teaching of this history beyond the limited scope offered in our schools and culture when it is taught for only one month in February.
Part 1 (27:04) - How far back can we go to find the original stories for teaching Black History in America?
Part 2- How do we reconsider "golden ages” in order to better recognize significant contributions from our African origins that are not typically part of the Europe-centered history books?
7 PM on Thursday 2/27

Boston Beyond Today: No Shine In the Shade, this is video documentation of United Story Project's first event in Boston called Boston Beyond Today. This is the first performance of three events in total that focus on art, poetry, personal accounts, community discussion, and music around issues of systemic racism and police misconduct. Music provided by Project Soul. Produced by Greg Zukauskas.
11 AM on Friday 2/28

Cambridge’s Annual MLK Day Commemoration and Remembrance, the City of Cambridge honored and remembered Dr. King and his legacy, at a gathering at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church to hear members of the Cambridge community share readings of Dr. King’s words calling for peace, justice and transformation, as well as music from Véronique Epiter, Christina DeVaughn, and members of Cambridge’s Episcopal churches. The program featured remarks by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley. The event was filmed by Rock Louis and edited by Angie DiDomenica. Produced by CCTV.
10 PM on Saturday 2/29

Race Recovery: Owning our Masters, hosted by the Cambridge Health Alliance, The Race Recovery Series was created as a result of years of discussions between black leaders looking to celebrate and examine the triumphs of the black community against the backdrop of racism. The discussions provide a space for examination and interpretation of healthy responses to racial stress for individuals of color. The event took place at the Cambridge Public Library and was filmed by Rock Louis. Produced by CCTV.
7 PM on Sunday 3/1

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