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City television programs

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 City TV programs

NAME AND DESCRIPTION WHEN IT AIRS
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 and RCN channel 13. They also appear on the Boston Neighborhood Network, Comcast channel 23 and RCN channel 83. Game of the Week archived videos.
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 and RCN channel 83. Neighborhood 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 and RCN channel 13. Commissioner’s Corner archived videos.

 
About Health with Jeanne Blake

The 30-minute, award-winning talk show features interviews with physicians, researchers, and patients.

 

Every night at 7PM. See it on Comcast channel 24 and RCN channel 13. About Health archived videos.

Read TV

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

 
The program no longer airs, 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 and RCN channel 15
Boston Neighborhood Network’s “Community TV” channel is a public forum for City residents and group.
Comcast channel 23 and RCN channel 83
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 and RCN channel 13
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 and RCN channel 3.
Boston City Council TV runs live City meeting, hearings, and presentations all day long on this channel.
Comcast channel 8 and RCN channel 82.

 

Public Hearings and Meetings

NAME AND DESCRIPTION MORE INFO
Boston Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors Meetings 
You can watch meetings for City planning, zoning, permitting, and more.
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. 
Zoning Board of Appeals
The board regulates private building projects in the City.
Boston School Committee
The committee manages all aspects of Boston Public Schools.
 
Public Improvement Commission 
The commission owns and regulates the City's public ways.