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Programming Highlights: Wed, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 21, 2014

FEATURING: MIT Presents, NEW Shorts, Cambridge Uncovered, Getting Towards Net Zero & Scary Movie Of The Week

  • Posted on: 14 October 2014
  • By: Chris

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!


MIT Presents: "Selling Responsive"
Designers and developers easily get excited about new technologies and strategies, like responsive design. But it's sometimes difficult to get their colleagues, management or customers to share their enthusiasm. While enthusiasm is required, it’s often not enough to take your company or customer in a new technology direction. At some level, everyone needs to sell. Speaker Stephen Cross outlines the steps to get others on board with new technology. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

NEW Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday @ 5 PM & every Tuesday @ 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts:

  • Coloring Coorain: Trend Report, in which Coorain asks all the cool people about the latest trends in fashion, culture, and food.
  • NeighborMedia: The 88th Annual Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian, featuring NeighborMedia correspondent interviewing Sal DiDomenico Sr. about the mysteries of this famous annual Catholic feast including visual depictions of some of the annual rituals. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • 12 Steps of House Music: Origin, which follows a man who makes a personal journey across the city to the meeting of a support group that shows him the 12-step program for music. Produced by Erik Brown.
  • The Green Sheet: Wholesale Rate Methodology, the first in a financial video series, produced by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Advisory Board, featuring short educational films informing viewers about potential water-related issues.

Cambridge Uncovered: Women's Homelessness
In this episode of "Cambridge Uncovered," citizen journalist Anna Weick - a correspondent for - explores the topic of women's homelessness and the community services that are available in Cambridge to help these women get back on their feet. Throughout the program, Weick sits down with experts from the YWCA Cambridge - including Executive Director Eva Martin Blythe, Tanner Residence Property Manager Stephanie Maggiore; and Boardmembers Andrea Spears Jackson and Beth Milkovits - to talk about the issue in general, learn about life in the shelters, and discover ways the public can get involved to combat this social problem. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 8 PM, Sun 3 PM & Tue 2 PM

Getting Towards Net Zero
A public forum, presented by the Cambridge Community Development Department, featuring guest panelists and big ideas for reducing carbon emissions from buildings. The purpose of the forum is for the City to present the Net Zero Task Force's preliminary ideas to the public followed by guest expert analysis and feedback in addition to public comment. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 4 PM, Sun 1 PM & Tue 10 AM

Scary Movie Of The Week: "The Mad Monster"
All throughout October, CCTV will be airing a scary movie every Saturday to honor all the ghouls, ghosts, monsters, and fright-seekers out there!
In this classic horror film, a mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories... and exact revenge!
Tune in this Saturday.... if you dare!
Channel 9 - Saturday at 9:00 PM


The Current Buzz with Dean Contover
Host Dean Contover interviews Robert Megerdichian, owner of Gloves Redone, a small business centered around repairing baseball gloves. Produced by Dean Contover.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 8 AM, Thu 2:30 PM, Fri 9 AM, Sat 11:30 AM, Sun 3:30 PM, Mon 6:30 PM & Tue 7:30 PM

Host Simon McDonough interviews various local figures such as international students and musicians and features analyses of current music trends in reggae and zouk. Produced by Simon McDonough.
Ch. 9 - Showing bi-weekly: Fridays @ 2 PM on the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month

Essence Of India 2014
An annual celebration of Indian culture featuring classical dances, arts and crafts workshops, spices, henna, and a variety of specialty foods, which took place in Acton, MA, on Monday, August 18, 2014. Produced by Bishawjit Saha.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 10:30 AM, Thu 2 PM, Fri 8 AM, Sat 11:30 AM, Sun 10:30 PM, Mon 9 AM & Tue 3 PM

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the LIVE stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.