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City television programs

Last updated: 5/11/18

City television programs

Boston City TV has a variety of channels and programs for residents. Find out what’s on TV.

Comcast and RCN feature regular public TV channels and programs for Boston residents. These programs cover educational, governmental, and kids TV. We produce several programs ourselves.

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Boston, MA 02114
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Boston City TV programs

NAME AND DESCRIPTION WHEN IT AIRS
Boston Neighborhood Sports

You can see highlights and scores for sports teams across the City.

Watch the program Mondays at 5:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. on Neighborhood Network News, Comcast channel 9, RCN channel 83, and Verizon channel 1961Neighborhood Sports archived videos.

Commissioner's Corner

We promote openness in government by allowing City leaders to discuss important topics and policies.

The program runs every night at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast channel 24, RCN channel 13, and Verizon channel 1962Commissioner’s Corner archived videos.

 
Game of the Week

During fall and winter, we cover exciting Public School games, including boys and girls football and basketball games.

Games run Sundays at noon on Comcast channel 24, RCN channel 13, and Verizon channel 1962They also appear on the Boston Neighborhood Network, Comcast channel 23, RCN channel 83, and Verizon channel 1960Game of the Week archived videos.
Read TV

The program has been getting residents to read more since 2005.

 
The program is not currently in production, but you can search through Read TV archived videos.

Public cable channels

NAME AND DESCRIPTION WHERE IT AIRS
Boston Neighborhood Network’s “News and Information” channel let you know what’s happening in the City.
Comcast channel 9, RCN channel 15, and Verizon channel 1961.
Boston Neighborhood Network’s “Community TV” channel is a public forum for City residents and group.
Comcast channel 23, RCN channel 83, and Verizon channel 1960.
Boston City TV covers news, sports, public information, and education in the City. It also televises live meetings for several City agencies.
Comcast channel 24, RCN channel 13, and Verizon channel 1962.
Boston Kids and Family TV features children and family programs — including Arthur and Sesame Street — through a partnership with WGBH. Boston City TV covers news, sports, public information, and education in the City. It also televises live meetings for several City agencies.
Comcast channel 22, RCN channel 3, and Verizon channel 1963.
Boston City Council TV runs live City meeting, hearings, and presentations all day long on this channel.
Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, and Verizon channel 1964.

 

Public Hearings and Meetings

NAME AND DESCRIPTION MORE INFO
Boston Planning & Development Agency Board of Directors Meetings 
You can watch meetings for City planning, zoning, permitting, and more.
Boston School Committee
The committee manages all aspects of Boston Public Schools.
Search the School Committee video library.
City Council Meetings
The City Council discusses important matters between residents and the City government.
Disability Commission Advisory Board 
The commission advocates for people with disabilities in Boston. 
Public Facilities Department

The department holds meetings related to Public Facilities and Neighborhood Development.

Search the Public Facilities video library.
Public Improvement Commission 
The commission owns and regulates the City's public ways. 
Search the Improvement Commission video library.
Zoning Board of Appeals
The board regulates private building projects in the City.
Search the Zoning Board video library.