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Programming Highlights: Wed, Oct 22 - Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Oct 22 - Tue, Oct 28, 2014

FEATURING: Let's Do A Remake, Cambridge Carnival, WeHa Pig Roast, HONK Fest, Youth Videos, NEW Shorts, Gas Forum & Scary Movie Of The Week

  • Posted on: 21 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!


Let's Do a Remake
A meeting between a film studio head and two executive producers and a writer who look like him leads to a comedic discussion about doing a remake of a film. Produced as part of the Summer 2014 "Making the Parody" class at Cambridge Community Television. Produced by Alain Mimran.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 11:30 AM, Sun 7:30 PM, Mon 1 PM & Tue 5:30 PM

A7P Presents: Cambridge Carnival 2014 - Part 1
Part 1 of this musical special filmed at the 2014 Cambridge Carnival features a performance by JahRiffe & The Ghetto People-Jah-N-I Roots Band on the main music stage. Produced by Angel Aiguier.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 3 PM, Sun 6 PM & Tue 7 PM

NeighborMedia: WeHa Pig Roast! (Viewer Discretion Advised)
The Wellington-Harrington neighborhood in Cambridge threw a block party featuring a real live "pig-on-a-spit," and NeighborMedia correspondent Kristina Kehrer was on the scene to garner people's positive and negative reactions. Viewer Discretion Advised: contain graphic images of the dead pig. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 4 PM, Sun 7 PM & Tue 8 AM

The HONK! Festival 2013
A program showcasing the music, sights, sounds, and performances at the 2013 HONK! Festival - an annual gathering of radical activist street bands that converges every Fall in Davis Square in Somerville, MA. Produced by Chuck Rosina.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 4:30 PM, Sun 10:30 AM & Tue 9:30 PM

CCTV Youth Video Extravaganza
A diverse and entertaining collection of short films produced by the teens involved in the Cambridge Community Television youth programs over the past year including the 2014 School Year Production Program and the 2014 Summer Media Institute. Tune in to be engaged, educated, and inspired by the filmmakers of tomorrow!
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Sun 2 PM & Mon 9:30 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:

  • Garden Companion, A short documentary featuring a man, his cat, and their garden, as he gives a tour of the garden, discusses what it means to him, and demonstrates the companionship he and his car share. Produced by Melissa Yee
  • Coloring Coorain: Trend Report, in which Coorain asks all the cool people about the latest trends in fashion, culture, and food. Produced by Coorain Devin.

HEET Natural Gas Forum
Natural gas leaks from old pipes under our communities cost taxpayers millions of dollars annually, are public health hazards, and are contributing to the climate crisis. This event features community experts including Joel Wool from Clean Water Action, community volunteer Bob Ackley who maps leaking pipes, and Audrey Schulman from HEET who details the local methane mapping project, Squeaky Leak, in Cambridge and Somerville. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Sat 6 PM & Sun 9 PM

FINAL Scary Movie Of The Week: "Night Of The Living Dead"
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 infamous classic horror film that set the precedent for all zombie movies in the years to come, a group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.
Tune in this Saturday.... if you dare!
Channel 9 - Saturday at 9:00 PM


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 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

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 - Showing 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 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 4 PM, Sun 1 PM & Tue 10 AM

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.