“Guardians of the Galaxy” star Michael Rooker interviewed on new TUTV show

Hoot News: Interview with Michael Rooker

Student Rebecca Bender talks to actor Michael Rooker on a new TUTV show straight out of Temple University Japan Campus. Rooker discusses his techniques as an actor and his work over the past three decades. Rooker has appeared in a range of work from Walking Dead and Cliffhanger to JFK and Mississippi Burning.

The Hoot News is a student made and student lead organization making content out of Temple University, Japan. They cover events that happen throughout Tokyo as well as create a weekly news broadcast for students to learn about upcoming events at the school. Stay tuned for the latest coming from The Hoot News this Fall, and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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#YearOfGrog: An obscure Summer Olympics event is highlighted

In this month’s edition of #YearOfGrog, the Summer Olympics are featured as France and the United States go toe to toe in the Don’t Step in Doo Doo event.

Temple Professors host a deep dive into “2001: A Space Odyssey”

2001: A Space Odyssey - 50 Years Later

Without a doubt, 2001: A Space Odyssey is one of the greatest and most philosophical science-fiction films ever made. It has provided some of cinema’s most famed icons—the monolith, the ape bone toss, the HAL-9000, the Star-Gate, and the strange hotel suite. 50 years later, 2001 is more relevant than ever as we organize our lives amidst a culture of technology and vast potential.

For the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival earlier this year, Barry Vacker and Brooke Storms of Temple University hosted presentations, discussions, multi-media presentations, a panel discussion, film clips, and video about Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece.

Presented by The Gershman Y, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, and TUTV & The Rudman Media Production Center, “2001: A Space Odyssey – A Discussion” airs on TUTV this Thursday, July 19 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Student doc tells history of American prison system

Hallway at Eastern State Penitentiary today

Through interviews with historians and political science experts, Confinement tells the story of the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, the modern prison system, and how the two relate.

Confinement was produced by Temple students Michael Vizzoni, John Kaeser, Lorian Thompon, and Regan Falk for a Media Studies & Production class taught by Professor Kristine Weatherston.

Watch it on TUTV Friday, July 13 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Comcast 50/Verizon 45 or online.

Say goodbye to show creator on season finale of The Vibe

Journalism student Nydja Hood started TUTV’s first hip-hop culture and music television show years ago. In her final episode before graduating, Nydja performs her own work during this episode’s Poetry Spotlight segment. Special guest Jamai from NBC’s The Voice performs a song he wrote live and also discusses what it was like to appear on national television. Additionally, Hip Hop History examines the long tradition of activism in the genre since hip hop’s inception. Also included in this episode is an interview with local rap group Village of the Smoke and the season’s last rap battle.

Watch this jam-packed finale this Friday, July 13 at 2 and 10 p.m. on TUTV (Comcast 50/Verizon 45/online)

Kaicey Baylor reports from Spain

Klein College student Kaicey Baylor is studying in Spain this summer and she’ll be sharing stories of daily life in Barcelona with TUTV, introducing us to the time-honored customs, unique culture and extraordinary people who make this vibrant city a must-see destination for any adventurous tourist.

In the first installment of her video diary, Kaicey explores the history and traditions of eating tapas, and why people around the globe have embraced the savory snack, which has become the main course for foodies the world over.

6ABC’s Karen Rogers visits the set of Baker Dave Presents

Karen Rogers from 6ABC on Baker Dave Presents

Weekday traffic and weather anchor Karen Rogers from 6ABC comes to the set of TUTV’s Baker Dave Presents… this Thursday, July 5 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. 

Karen prepares her father’s recipe for tortellini escarole soup while describing growing up in South Jersey and following a career path in the media that led her to reporting the weather for Channel 6.

TUTV wishes you and your family a happy 4th of July!

Happy July 4th!

Celebrate our nation’s independence and enjoy our holiday programming this Independence Day! View the full schedule.

#YearOfGrog: June edition goes behind viral content

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of all those videos you see on Facebook? In this month’s installment of #YearOfGrog, a social media news editor reveals his secrets for making shareable content.

The World at Temple covers international events on campus

World At Temple Episode 6

This episode of TUTV’s international student talk show covers Temple’s week-long event, You Are Welcome Here, which highlights international student groups on campus and features food, music, dancing, live performances, and more. They also interview a student who organized the Global Gala portion of the event to get an insight into what the organizers were seeking to accomplish this year. Later, hear from Alexa Ross, a Temple student who was able to go to Pyongyang, North Korea and cover the 2018 Olympics through her NBC internship. Learn about a mock Pakistani wedding that occurred on campus held by the Pakistani Students Association to show how a traditional wedding looks in Pakistan.

Tune in to TUTV on Thursday, June 21 at 1 and 9 p.m. to see this and more on a new The World at Temple.

Current events comedy show “Unqualified” returns to TUTV

Lindsey Ferguson, the host of Unqualified

Lindsey Ferguson hosts another episode of Unqualified, a current events recap talk show in style of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

In this episode, Lindsey gives tips on how to survive eating dinner with your conservative parents; discusses the recent Temple Student Government election with winning group Ignite TU’s Trent Reardon, the new Vice President of Services; interviews Stormy Daniels, and plays a game of “Cheesy vs Yeezy”, in which participates must guess if a statement was made by either Trump or Kanye.

Tune in to TUTV Saturday, June 23 at 3 and 11 p.m. for an this all-new episode of Unqualified.

Temple Smash’s latest season comes to TUTV

Temple Smash Episode 901

Sketch comedy show Temple Smash returns with a brand new season of laughs starting Saturday, June 23 at 5 p.m. on TUTV.

Tune in to Comcast 50, Verizon 45 or online to watch the season premiere. Learn more about dad robots, hear a man profess his love of sting rays in song, find out what happens when you play Dungeons and Dragons with your parents, and much, much more.

Temple Smash Episode 901Temple Smash Episode 901

Kalen Allen appears on Baker Dave Presents Thursday

Baker Dave Presents... Kalen Allen

Kalen went viral this year with his “Kalen Reacts” series, where he adds commentary to cooking videos found on the internet. Now see him cook his own recipe on TUTV!

The theater and film double major turned Ellen Show regular walks Baker Dave through his very own recipe that he invented for peach cobbler while explaining his whirlwind year and his plans to study in Los Angeles.

Tune in to TUTV this Thursday, June 14 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Comcast 50/Verizon 45 within Philadelphia city limits or online everywhere.

Baker Dave Presents... Kalen Allen

The World at Temple highlights international student body

The World at Temple

Host Katie Bandish covers the latest happenings on campus with international student groups, including a Lunar New Year tea party hosted by The International Student Association. Members of the ISA e-board, Ashwanie Poonie, Janine Fanjiang, and Donatas Zukas, sit down with Katie to discuss the significance of Lunar New Year for many Asian communities and how events like this help build the international student community at Temple.

Now back at Temple, students who studied abroad in Japan reflect on their experiences studying and living in a different culture. Jin Su Kim, an international student from South Korea, compares the Korean dishes tteokbokki and bibimbap that students can get at food trucks around campus to the the traditional dishes from his home country.

Watch the latest episode on TUTV this Saturday, June 2 at 3 and 11 p.m.

Celebrate Memorial Day with TUTV!

This Memorial Day, watch TUTV and indulge in nostalgia with a full day of Remembering When, a TV history retrospective show that features old TV spots and programs. The Remembering When marathon will last all day and feature notable early TV hits like Dragnet, The Lone Ranger, and more. Watch online, or on Comcast 50 and Verizon 45 within the city of Philadelphia.