Programming Highlights: Wed, Dec 17 - Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Dec 17 - Tue, Dec 23, 2014

FEATURING: Thanksgiving Thoughts, NEW Shorts, A NEW Cambridge Arts Association BeLive, Movie Of The Week, Bonomali Tumi & Tele Lakay LIVE!

  • Posted on: 16 December 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!


CCTV Rewind - A weekly block delivering a different retro program every Friday straight from the CCTV archives!
CCTV Event Of The Week: The International Fair 1992 - Discovery in Central Square
The Second Annual International Fair, sponsored by Cambridge Arts Council, featuring interviews with attendees, music, food, dance and crafts from around the world. Produced by CCTV.
Channel 8 - Premiering this week: Friday @ 9 PM

Trance: A Romantic Journey
A Live performance by talented pianist Sarah Takagi featuring original musical improvisation and guest singer Sarah Rogo at Third Life Studio located in Union Square in Somerville, MA. Produced by Danny DeGuglielmo.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 5:30 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 10:30 AM & Tue 8 AM

NeighborMedia: Thoughts On Thanksgiving
NeighborMedia correspondent Kristina Kehrer explores local thoughts, feelings, and attitudes towards Thanksgiving and showcases "firsthand" accounts of the First Thanksgiving given by Native Wompanoag individuals and Plimoth Plantation pilgrims. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 6 PM, Sun 7:30 PM, Mon 1 PM & Tue 8:30 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:

  • NeighborMedia: Park(ing) Day 2014, featuring NeighborMedia's team of citizen journalists hitting the streets to talk to Cantabrigians participating in Parking Day, an annual international celebration in which metered parking spaces are transformed into miniature public places, or "parks", for the day. Produced by NeighborMedia & CCTV.
  • NeighborMedia: Do You Vote?, following NeighborMedia correspondents Shem Tane and Zoe Lindstrom-Ives as they conduct detailed interviews with Cambridge citizens about their thoughts on the mid-term election in an effort to collect data on the overall thoughts about this year's election. Produced by Shem Tane & Zoe Lindstrom-Ives.
  • Stone Scanners, a short experimental film featuring animation overlaying a woman emulating CAT scans through an interpretive dance piece. Produced by Marinah Janello.

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: Creative Process
Presented by the Cambridge Art Association, this monthly show will shed light on the process of art-making, as we feature local artists for in-depth interviews on artistic practices. Produced and hosted by Erin Becker.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Wednesday @ 5:30 PM & will air on the 3rd Wednesday of every month

Movie Of The Week: "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians"
In this wacky, genre-bending holiday film, Martians kidnap Santa because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents!
Channel 9 - Saturday @ 9 PM

Bonomali Tumi: A Tribute to Rituparno Ghosh
A music and dance performance, organized and presented by Bangla O Biswa, in honor of the late Rituparno Ghosh, an Indian Bengali film director. Produced by Bishawjit Saha.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 12 PM, Sun 7:30 AM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 10:30 AM

Tele Lakay LIVE!
Join host Yves St. Pierre and various guests for this special Tele Lakay LIVE event! Produced by Yves St. Pierre.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sunday @ 5:30 PM


MIT Presents: "How a Systems-Based Approach Can Help You Lead and Manage More Effectively"
High-tech and other innovative businesses function in an environment characterized by complexity, rapid change, and inherent uncertainty, and leaders and managers of such businesses therefore face particularly difficult challenges. Dr. Michael Davies discusses a better way to manage and lead through systems thinking. Using real-world examples that can be applied to any industry, he will describe how effective, strategic decision-making and execution can emerge naturally from a well-organized system. In this approach, the focus of leadership efforts and management decisions is on creating and shaping a self-regulating system, rather than on direct command and control. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

The Spores LIVE
A Live performance by the rock band The Spores at the Beachcomber in Wellfleet, MA. Dedicated to the memory of the late lead singer Donnie Prevost who passed away in 2014. Produced by Simon McDonough.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 11 AM, Thu 10:30 PM, Fri 2 PM, Sat 3 PM, Sun 6 PM, Mon 6:30 PM & Tue 5 PM

Salvation Army Red Kettle Kickoff
The kickoff event for the Salvation Army holiday donation season urging donors to support the organization in providing help and hope for tens of thousands of men, women, and children. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Wed 4 PM, Fri 6 PM, Sat 8 PM & Sun 4 PM

Cambridge Uncovered: Hands Up Student Walkout
In December 2014, demonstrations were held around the country to protest the grand jury's decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. In an effort to spread awareness and support the cause, CRLS students walked out of school and into Harvard Square to assert that #BlackLivesMatter. In this episode, citizen journalist Beverly Mire talks with two students from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who led and participated in a student walkout in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter campaign. Produced by CCTV & NeighborMedia.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Fri 8 PM, Sat 4 PM, Sun 3 PM & Tue 10 AM

Christmas Thoughts for a Good New Year
A warm holiday program about how Christmas can inspire and relax you for the upcoming year. Produced by Radio Santec.
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 11:30 AM, Thu 8 PM, Fri 11 PM, Sat 12:30 PM, Sun 9:30 AM, Mon 1 PM & Tue 4:30 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.