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TV Highlights & COVID-19 Programming April 20 - April 26

TV Highlights & COVID-19 Programming April 20 - April 26

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

  • Posted on: 20 April 2020
  • By: Alfonso

COVID-19 Programming
Channel 9

Somerville Neighborhood News - State Delegation Virtual Town Hall, Somerville Media Center hosted a virtual town hall with Massachusetts state delegates: Senator Pat Jehlen- Second Middlesex (Cambridge/Medford/Somerville/Winchester) Rep. Denise Provost - 27th Middlesex (Somerville) Rep. Catherine Barber - 34th Middlesex (Medford/Somerville) Rep. Mike Connolly - 26th Middlesex (Cambridge/Somerville) Produced by SCATV.
3 PM on Mon 4/20
5:30 PM Wed 4/22 and Sun 4/26
2 PM on Thurs 4/23

Congressman Kennedy on COVID-19, Congressman Kennedy COVID-19 Update - April 14. Produced by Fall River Community Media.
8 PM on Mon 4/20, Wed 4/22, and Sun 4/26
5 PM on Fri 4/24

Governor Baker COVID-19 Update April 18th
2 PM on Tue 4/21
1 PM on Wed 4/22

Governor Baker COVID-19 Update April 23rd
1 PM on Fri 4/24

Hunkering Down Episode 1, a local mash-up of home-video clips reflecting community members' experiences of sheltering in place during the pandemic. Videos by all ages, and from entertaining to instructional! Send your clips to Meredith@Belmontmedia.com. Produced by Arlington Community Media.
3:30 PM on Mon 4/20 and Wed 4/22
1 PM on Tues 4/21
2:30 PM on Thurs 4/23
3 PM on Fri 4/24
6 PM on Sun 4/26

Conversations with Dr Paul Offit Covid-19, Dr. Paul Offit, M.D., is a professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is an expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology. Produced by Dedham TV.
4 PM on Mon 4/20
2:30 PM on Wed 4/22
8 PM on Thurs 4/23
3:30 PM on Fri 4/24
6:30 PM on Sun 4/26

Belmont Journal News: Beacon Hill, Michael Crowley interviews State Senator Will Brownsberger and State Representative Dave Rogers on how the legislature copes with the COVID-19 crisis, and what that unfolds for residents. Produced by Belmont Media Center.
5 PM on Mon 4/20
2 PM on Wed 4/22
7 PM on Sun 4/26

Coming Up Next, On this special episode of Coming Up Next, the CCTV staff says hello from their respective houses and catches us up to speed on CCTV's awesome virtual events, classes, media content, and more! Produced by Peter Levine.
5:30 PM on Mon 4/20 and Fri 4/24
1:45 PM on Tues 4/21
7:30 PM on Sun 4/26

Cambridge Conversations: Bill Boone, Cambridge Conversations features interviews with neighbors and businesses about a current topic: how they feel and think about it, as well as how they can make the most of it. The current segment, "Pandemic Profiles", showcases people from all walks of life who share their practical coping strategies as well as expressing a range of emotions -- frustration, joy, love and much more. This interview features Cambridge resident, Bill Boone. Produced by CCTV.
5:45 PM on Mon 4/20
1:30 PM on Tues 4/21
3 PM on Wed 4/22
4 PM on Fri 4/24
5 PM on Sun 4/26

Cambridge Conversations: Will Hanna, The current segment, "Pandemic Profiles", showcases people from all walks of life who share their practical coping strategies as well as expressing a range of emotions -- frustration, joy, love and much more.
This interview features Cambridge resident, Will Hanna.
6 PM on Mon 4/20
2:40 PM on Tues 4/21

Senator Ed Markey Small Business Relief Call, Produced by Whitman Hanson Community Access Corporation.
7 PM on Mon 4/20
2 PM on Tues 4/21
1 PM on Thurs 4/22

New Singles
Channel 8

Quarantine Cafe Marathon, Quarantine Cafe is a daily concert series featuring musicians who have some free time on their hands right now. Follow us on Facebook to get notified as soon as we release new videos, every weekday at 9 AM. Produced by Josh Artman.
10 PM on Mon 4/20
6:05 PM on Tues 4/21
11 AM on Wednesday 4/22
5 PM on Fri 4/24 and Sat 4/25
7 PM Sun 4/26

Weird Local Virtual Film Festival: 30 Sec Shorts, check out these 30 second short films created under quarantine. Produced by Peter Levine.
7:35 PM on Tue 4/21
12:30 PM on Wed 4/22
6 PM on Thurs 4/23
12 PM on Fri 4/24

Assassin Nation: The Baltimore Plot, American Presidents have been a target for political outrage since the country's founding, but just how close have conspirators come to pulling the trigger? Assassin Nation is a half-hour television program that exposes the details behind assassination attempts made on American Presidents. In the pilot episode, learn about the intricate plot that could have prevented President-elect Abraham Lincoln from ever entering office. Produced by NewTV.
11 AM on Thurs 4/23 and Fri 4/24
8:30 PM on Sun 4/26

American Ruins, American Ruins is a half-hour documentary program that explores the history behind abandoned landmarks across the American landscape. Created by Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge of NewTV Original Programming and hosted by Nick Apostilides. Produced by NewTV.
11:30 AM on Thurs 4/23 and Fri 4/24
10 PM on Sun 4/26

Tune in to Channel 9 from Friday through Sunday for a Weekend Marathon! Watch more COVID-19 related programs! Friday 4/24 from 6-9 PM, Saturday 4/25 from 12 PM-Midnight & Sunday 4/26 from 12-4 PM on CCTV Channel 9.