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Philly Mag’s “Best Rapper” Chill Moody performs on new The Vibe

Host Giovanni introduces the rap battle contestants

Nydja Hood talks Poppin' Topics

The Vibe presents a live studio performance by special guest Chill Moody in a new episode airing this Thursday, May 24 at 1 and 9 p.m.

The show starts off with a discussion of the recent simultaneous success of Black Panther and A Wrinkle a Time–both films made by black directors and featuring black actors as the leads–and what this hopefully means for the future of cinema. On this edition of Hip Hop History, the influence of rap on mainstream cinema starting in the 90s, from Juice to Men in Black to 8 Mile, to Black Panther today, is covered. The Artist Spotlight highlights visual artist Taj Cannon, who paints and makes clothes under the name Poscé. He’s also looking forward to a six-week residency at Yale Norfolk this summer.

In addition to another round of rap battles and a Poetry Spotlight, West Philly native and Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Rapper” Chill Moody performs his signature brand of uplifting rap live for the studio audience.

Rap battle on The Vibe

 

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Grog introduces Edit Button Touch™

#YearOfGrog: May

Do you love watching YouTube tutorial videos to learn how to use the latest cool editing software? Well you’re in luck! Grog Show has a quick video tutorial for you introducing the all new video editing app, Edit Button Touch™, which promises to make video production and post-production much easier!

Take a look-see at this month’s edition of #YearOfGrog above to learn more!

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Jimmy’s last show as Temple Tonight host premieres Saturday

Temple Tonight host Jimmy Williamson

Temple Tonight host Jimmy Williamson

Jimmy tries to fail all of his classes to remain the host of Temple Tonight forever, comedian Alejandro Morales performs, show writer Ben Farrell introduces a Jimmy Williamson conspiracy theory, everyone develops a British accent, and more! Say goodbye to Jimmy and watch the end of an era this Saturday, May 19 at 3 and 11 p.m. on TUTV.

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PNTV uncovers the city’s hidden gems

Philadelphia Neighborhoods On TV returns to TUTV this Thursday with an all new episode exposing the untold stories in the city of Philadelphia and going deeper on the issues affecting this community.

Rob DiRienzo reports on the effect that the opioid epidemic is having on Philadelphia, where the Northeast appears to be an epicenter of the problem. There have been 907 deaths in Philadelphia from opioid overdoses in 2016 alone, and some citizens are taking action to prevent more from occurring.

PNTV also takes a closer look at how the city’s tourism industry has been impacted by the Eagles Super Bowl win. More tourists are visiting Philadelphia to see the sights as the city’s reputation has been elevated from the win.

The Pinish Line, a brand new segment, debuts and covers sports organizations unique to the city.

Watch this and more on this edition of PNTV, premiering on TUTV this Thursday, May 17 at 1 and 9 p.m.

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University Commencement will air live on TUTV

2018 Temple University Commencement

2018 Temple University Commencement

Watch Temple’s Class of 2018 walk at the 2018 Commencement ceremony this Thursday on TUTV.  NJ Senator Cory Booker will address this year’s graduating class and earn an honorary degree.

Watch TUTV to see it live starting at 9:30 a.m. on May 10th. Tune in to Comcast 50/Verizon 45 in Philadelphia city limits or online everywhere. We will also air the ceremony again later the same day at 5:30 p.m.

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Bouncing back from adversity with Lisa Bien

Bouncing Back Adversity

Philly-born Jay Sellers comes to the set of Lisa Bien’s Bouncing Back to describe overcoming adversity in his life to become a helping hand in the North Philly community as a school and outreach counselor and therapist.

When he was 15 years old, his father died suddenly and tragically from a heart attack. In a tailspin, teenage Jay went down a self-destructive path and fled home young. However, he bounced back from this dark time to go to college and begin helping others that are facing adversity as Associate Executive Director at NHS.

Dr. Kate Lewis Nolt, an expert in behavior modification, also shares her own stories of bouncing back from adversity as well as giving expert commentary on how to tap into inner strength.

Tune in to TUTV Monday, May 7 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. to see the premiere of this new episode of Bouncing Back with Lisa Bien.

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Watch an all new episode of The Vibe this Thursday

Your Favorite Jawn and Nydja Hood on The Vibe

Your Favorite Jawn and Nydja Hood on The Vibe

In a new episode of The Vibe, Nydja talks Lil Pump, the rash of similar rappers and their effect on hip hop during this episode’s edition of Poppin’ Topics. Later, Hip Hop History highlights award show moments that pushed hip hop to the fore and helped increase the genre’s visibility and popularity in American mainstream culture. Gabrielle Harrison interviews Temple student Dyymond Whipper Young for the Artist Spotlight, Your Favorite Jawn performs for the Poetry Spotlight, and headlining is singer Sunnie from New Jersey, who sings on set.

Don’t miss this episode! Tune in to TUTV (Comcast 50/Verizon 45/online) this Thursday, May 3 at 1 and 9 p.m.

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Learn more about Tuttleman Counseling

Tuttleman Counseling Services

Kayla Martin, Vice President of Services for the current Temple Student Government administration, speaks with the Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services, Dr. John Dimino, about Tuttleman’s wait time and the service innovations that they have implemented to meet the needs of students, such as, drop-in groups, the Resiliency Resource Center, and yoga and mindfulness meditation.

In light of recent student tragedies, many students have been asking Tuttleman Counseling to reduce the wait time so that more students can receive the help they need. As finals approach, and the end of the semester looms, Tuttleman Counseling Services faces their busiest season. Learn more about the services offered by watching the above interview.

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The season finale of Temple Talk premieres Tuesday

Cast of Temple Talk

Cast of Temple Talk

Hosts Jon Dowding and Kaicey Baylor say goodbye on the final Temple Talk of the spring semester. Jamai from NBC’s The Voice performs his original music live on set. Temple Student Government’s Gadi Zimmerman also visits the set and is interviewed by the hosts.

Tune in to TUTV on Tuesday, April 24 at 1 and 9 p.m. for the finale.

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The results of this years BIG contest are in

Before I Graduate 2018 winners

Before I Graduate 2018 winners

Every year students compete to win TUTV’s “Before I Graduate” contest, the winner of which TUTV helps with one college wish. This year, instead of one lucky student, we decided to fulfill the dreams of three. We had multiple students who requested to be able to watch the sun set from the top of Morgan Hall, so we organized a dinner with Lu Ann Cahn, Director of Career Services at Klein College.

Watch it all unfold below:

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Mother’s Day improv rap, Grog-style

Year Of Grog: Improv Rap Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, so you might want to start thinking about what you’ll get your beloved mom. No worries, Grog Show is here to give you some inspiration this year. Watch this month’s installment of #YearOfGrog for a Mother’s Day improv rap.

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Student-made doc tackles gentrification in Philly

The Fight

The Fight

The city of Philadelphia is back on the map after decades of disinvestment. But at what cost? “The Fight” highlights a case of eminent domain in Southwest Philly as a lens into the downsides of revitalization.

Temple student Daniel Ray tackles the history of homeownership in the city of Philadelphia in his film, from redlining, white flight, and blight to revitalization and finally to eminent domain and displacement, through interviews with experts, academics and long-time residents.

Using the funds from winning the Lew Klein Excellence in Media Scholarship, Klein College student Daniel Ray produced, directed, and edited “The Fight” to highlight the lives of Philadelphians that are living in the fallout of the city’s revitalization regime.

Tune in to TUTV this Friday, April 20 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. to watch the premiere.

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Latest La Charla features new games and segments

La Charla cast on set

La Charla cast on set

Tune in to TUTV this Thursday, April 19 at 1 and 9 p.m. to see the latest La Charla, our Spanish-language talk show.

Host Rafael Lorgroño introduces various topics for the rest of the cast to discuss, beginning with politics, including Trump’s immigration plan, the GRAMMYs, colorism in Latin American–discussing their own experiences within their families, as well as their general impression on how colorism impacts Latin Americans within both South and North America–and much more.

Later, the cast participates in two games new to the show, Answer Now and Love Corner. Don’t miss the episode to find out how they’re played!

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Temple Tonight celebrates 3 years of on-air gags with a “Best of” show

Temple Tonight host Jimmy Williamson

TUTV’s late-night talk show is celebrating their vaunted run here at the station, so tune in this Saturday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. for a look back at some of the show’s best jokes and segments.

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Make tortellini alfredo this Thursday with Baker Dave

Baker Dave and Bill Jalbert

Baker Dave and Bill Jalbert

Bill Jalbert, Director of Facilities Management at Temple University, comes to the set of Baker Dave Presents… to cook up his favorite, tortellini alfredo with chicken. While showing us how to prepare the Italian dish, Bill talks about his job and how it’s an exciting time to work in facilities management at Temple University as so many new buildings are being built.

Tune in to this new episode of Baker Dave Presents… on TUTV this Thursday, April 12 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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