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TV Highlights Mar 16 - Mar 22

TV Highlights Mar 16 - Mar 22

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

  • Posted on: 16 March 2020
  • By: Alfonso

COVID-19 Programming

MA Joint Committee Public Health - March 4th, 2020, the MA Joint Committee on Public Health met for an oversight hearing on the preparedness and response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel was among those who testified. Production courtesy of Senate Broadcast Services.
9 PM on Saturday 3/21
Channel 9

Women Are Here Season Ep. 5 COVID, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon bring Cambridge up to date on how the City is dealing with the coronavirus. 3-13-2020.
8:15 PM on Monday 3/16
6:15 PM on Tuesday 3/17
6:45 PM on Thursday 3/19
6:40 PM on Saturday 3/21
6:35 PM on Sunday 3/22
Channel 8

CDC COVID-19 PSAs, PSA and short informational videos about the COVID-19 pandemic, how it spreads, what the symptoms are, travel guidelines, etc. Produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
8:30 PM on Monday 3/16
12 PM on Tuesday 3/17
12:50 PM on Wednesday 3/18 and Friday 3/20
6:15 PM on Thursday 3/19
1:50 PM on Saturday 3/21
Channel 8

How to Wash Your Phone PSA, play a part in fighting the outbreak by washing your phones! You may have noticed that most stores, online and in the real world, are completely out of essential cleaning supplies. But don’t fret! By simply washing your phone as you would your hands using soap and water, you can help prevent the spread of germs while you wait for new shipments of cleaning supplies to arrive. Whenever that may be. Stay cool, stay calm, and stay clean, Cambridge! Produced by Xia Rondeau.
6:05 PM on Monday 3/16
10:20 AM on Tuesday 3/17
7:20 PM on Wednesday 3/18
8:50 PM on Friday 3/20

New Singles
Channel 8

Weymouth Compressor Station Protest, residents protesting the proposed construction of the gas compressor station in a dense residential area. Produced by Kameel Nasr.
7 PM on Tuesday 3/17 and Thursday 3/19
11 AM on Wednesday 3/18 and Friday 3/20
7:10 PM on Sunday 3/22

Puerto Rican Voices Earthquakes Preview, a look at the 2020 earthquakes in Puerto Rico, live on the ground with Puerto Rican Voices. Produced by Edwin Melendez.
7:10 PM on Tuesday 3/17 and Thursday 3/19
11:10 AM on Wednesday 3/18 and Friday 3/20
7 PM on Sunday 3/22

3 Hour Film Challenge, in this quarterly challenge, participants are placed on a team, given a prompt, and then have 3 hours to make a short film. For this one, participants were instructed to create a soap opera scene based on a random wikipedia article. Produced by Peter Levine.
5 PM from Tuesday 3/17 to Saturday 3/21

MA House of Representatives Formal Session - February 26th, 2020, the MA House of Representatives met in a formal session and passed H.4502, a $123 million supplemental budget bill, and also passed H.4503, a bill that would strengthen collaboration between local and regional public health systems and improve standards. Produced by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
5 PM on Monday 3/16
10 PM on Friday 3/20
11:50 AM on Sunday 3/22

Talking Together - Censored 2020, 25 most Censored Stories of 2020. Produced by Cape Cod Community Media.
6:10 PM on Monday 3/16
2 PM on Wednesday 3/18
11 PM on Saturday 3/21 and Sunday 3/22

MassAccess Awards, the MassAccess Annual Meeting and Third Annual Massachusetts Creator Awards ceremony. Held on January 28, 2020 at Laugh Boston. Produced by Mass Access.
7:15 PM on Monday 3/16
11 AM on Tuesday 3/17 and Thursday 3/19
1 PM on Wednesday 3/18
10 PM on Saturday 3/21
7:20 PM on Sunday 3/22

2020 Bruins Alumni Benefit Game- Bruins vs Great Blizz, pregame show with interviews then...from the Gallo Arena in Bourne, the Boston Bruings Alumni vs. the Great Blizz select team. Held on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Produced by Bourne Community TV.
10 PM on Monday 3/16 and Sunday 3/22
7:20 PM on Tuesday 3/17 and Thursday 3/19
11:15 AM on Wednesday 3/18 and Friday 3/20

New Series
Tune in on Channel 96

La Verdad Internacional, La Verdad Internacional (LVI) is a 28-minute show produced simultaneously in New York and La Paz, Bolivia. It features guests from around the world; many of them often appear in international television networks, i.e., BBC, CNN, Fox, CBS, RTv, NBC, and others. LVI explores in every episode the essential elements of a given news event or a current affairs issue, "The DNA of the news," the show invites experts from around the world on a given subject, so they may explain the context and the behind the scenes of why news events or issues develop the way they do. The show broadcasts in South America and from coast to coast in the USA. LVI fills a deep void in the Regional and International Hispanic community for news analysis. Produced by Pocho Salcedo.
Mondays & Wednesdays @ 1 PM
Tuesdays & Saturdays @ 7 PM
Fridays @ 11:30 AM
Sundays @ 9:30 PM

Tune in to Channel 9 from Friday through Sunday for a Weekend Marathon! Finish up the month of March by watching programs dedicated to Women’s History Month! Friday 3/20 from 6-9 PM, Saturday 3/21 from 12 PM-Midnight & Sunday 3/22 from 12-4 PM on CCTV Channel 9.

Women's Economic Empowerment Town Hall, recorded at the Cambridge Community Center, March 21, 2019, Congresswoman Katherine Clark discussed Women's Economic Empowerment with Eva Martin Blythe from the YWCA. Produced by CCTV.
7 PM on Friday 3/20

The Story Behind Her Success, Harvard Square Business Association in partnership with Boston Women in Media and Entertainment present ‘Story Behind Her Success Breakfast: Protect and Serve’ Annual Women’s History Month Breakfast 2019. Produced by CCTV.
3:30 PM on Saturday 3/21

Cambridge Uncovered Episode 10: Young Cambridge Activists, in the 10th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia reporter Beverly Mire sits down with three Cambridge teens to talk about their roles as activists in the community. Mire interviews Mari Gashaw, a Cambridge Rindge and Latin School student heavily involved with organizing events around Black Lives Matter, including the “Hands Up Student Walkout” last year; Christy Felix, a Community Charter School of Cambridge student who started the campus club, “One Problem at a Time,” and serves as a deacon in the youth ministry at First Holiness Church; and Yanka Petri, a CRLS student and CCTV Youth Media Program participant who is interested in feminism, but questions if she should be considered a feminist or an activist based off her preconceived notions of what those terms mean. Produced by CCTV.
2:15 PM on Sunday 3/22

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If you would like to send your own programs to air on our CCTV channels, please email alfonso@cctvcambridge.org