Programming Highlights: Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Nov 18, 2014

FEATURING: Puglic Access, NEW BeLives, Innovation In My Backyard, Skatepark Groundbreaking, Cambridge Uncovered & Movie Of The Week

  • Posted on: 11 November 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: "Travel Health, Tech Security, and Resources"
Dr. Howard Heller of MIT Medical discusses travel health and safety for international travelers and Bryce Harper, Instructional Technology Specialist, STS, explains a variety of technologies available for students to use for remote meetings with host companies as well as how to secure data on your computer while traveling. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

CCTV Rewind - A weekly block delivering a different retro program every Friday straight from the CCTV archives!
Building Peace in the Midst of War
A short documentary from 1988 focusing on the El Salvador Sister City Project which is focused on Cambridge residents building a partnership with residents in El Salvador for sustainable community development. Produced by Carol Yourman.
Channel 8 - Premiering this week: Friday @ 9 PM

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:

  • Puglic Access Television, a short experimental comedic film featuring Marinah demonstrating what her pug dream date consists of. Produced by Marinah Janello.
  • ZIP Docs: Enchanted Cambridge, a short documentary that explores what makes Cambridge such a unique and magical place to its residents. Produced by the CCTV's Spring 2014 Documentary Production ZIP Docs class.
  • NeighborMedia: Richie Montgomery Electrickoolaidart, a NeighborMedia profile featuring local artist Richie Montgomery who traveled around the country with The Rainbow People, landed in Harvard Square, found love, made his art consisting of surrealist drawings of nature and people, and got sober. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: BinBin Talks
Host Alice Zhang interviews international young people who are accomplished in their careers and areas of expertise so they can share their great and true stories with others with the goal of inspiring, encouraging, and influencing others in a positive way. Produced by Alice Zhang.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Wednesday @ 8:30 PM and will air the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month

Innovation in my Backyard Marathon
The Innovation in My Backyard initiative, launched in 2011 with support from Novartis, is an effort to further enhance career development goals by involving teens in the production of videos about different industries and career opportunities, particularly related to science, technology, engineering and math. Tune in to see these entertaining and informative short films made by teens for this project. Produced by Cambridge teens involved in the CCTV Summer Media Institute & The School Year Production Program.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 6 PM, Sat 8 PM, Sun 1 PM & Tue 2 PM

The Lynch Family Skatepark Groundbreaking
The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Lynch Family Skatepark in Cambridge, MA. Presented by the Charles River Conservency, Vans, and the Cambridge Department of Conservation and Recreation. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 5 PM, Sun 2 PM & Tue 11 AM

Cambridge Uncovered: Cambridge and the News
Cambridge has long been overshadowed by its neighbor to the east, Boston. While multiple news outlets cover Cambridge, many local stories still go unreported or underreported. In the fourth episode of "Cambridge Uncovered," NeighborMedia citizen journalist Kristina Kehrer sets out to explore where Cambridge residents get their news, the topics Cantabrigians care about most, and the views Cantabrigians hold toward modern-day news media. In this 50-minute episode, moderator Sam Baltrusis - a freelance journalist, author and educator, guides an insightful conversation that includes Kehrer, Robert Winters of the Cambridge Civic Journal and Marc Levy of Cambridge Day. Produced as part of a collaboration between Cambridge Community Television's Production Department and CCTV's citizen journalism initiative,
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 8 PM, Sat 4 PM, Sun 3 PM & Tue 10 AM

Movie Of The Week: "The Great Commandment"
Israel is in uproar over the additional taxes that the Roman Emperor is afflicting the Jews with - none more so that the Zealots, expounders of the Holy Torah. They long for a king to rescue the nation from oppression, and at first the headstrong Joel is convinced that he has found him in Jesus, who is being proclaimed Messiah. At the cost of his own happiness with beautiful Tamar, he ventures forth to meet this holy man - but he encounters a Messiah of peace instead of war.
Channel 9 - Saturday @ 9 PM

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: The 3 P's with K & A
Cambridge residents Alan Verly and Kristina Kehrer discuss the week in pop culture, politics, and perturbance. Produced by Kristina Kehrer & Alan Verly.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Sunday @ 5:30 PM and will air weekly

"Creative Ways to Build Christian Community" Panel Discussion
A panel discussion featuring the contributing authors of the book "Creative Ways to Build Christian Community," edited by Jeanne C. DeFazio and John P. Lathrop. Produced by Jeanne DeFazio.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Mon 9 AM & Tue 8 PM


Cambridge Caribbean Carnival 2014
Exciting coverage of the 2014 Cambridge Caribbean Carnival featuring Live commentary and interviews by Clyde Hicks. Produced by Simon McDonough & Clyde Hicks.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 11 PM, Thu 9 AM, Fri 5 PM, Sat 4 PM, Sun 7 PM & Tue 8 AM

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: Karaoke Fun Time!
A new Live karaoke extravaganza hosted by CCTV Programming Coordinator Chris Lawn featuring a variety of guests and stylized renditions of new and classic songs. Tune in and sing along! Produced by Chris Lawn.
Ch. 9 - Showing weekly: Thursdays @ 8:30 PM

All is Well on Cape Cod
Dr. John Lukyamuzi, inspirational speaker and life-coach, presents his Revelation Grace Conference discussing how people can break negative beliefs and bad habits that stop us from having a fuller life. Produced by John Lukyamuzi.
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 9 AM, Thu 4 PM, Sat 3 PM, Mon 8 PM & Tue 11 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.