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Season 3 of The Vibe comes to TUTV

The Vibe hosts

The Vibe hosts

Check out the season premiere of The Vibe this week on TUTV! Hosts Nydja Hood, Breea Gillette, and Chrys “No I” Smith discuss music streaming, how it’s changing the music industry and whether or not a record label is still necessary for success.  Also expect to see a rap battle, spoken word poetry by Christinna Stephens, and a performance by musical guest, Maya Simone.

Watch it all on Comcast 50, Verizon 45 or online this Friday, December 15 at 3 and 11 p.m.

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PNTV takes a closer look at the city this Wednesday

Philadelphia Neighborhoods on TV

Philadelphia Neighborhoods on TV

Anchors Rachel Keller and Megan DiVenti are at the desk with the latest stories for an all new Philadelphia Neighborhoods on TV. First up is the  Philadelphia District Attorney Race, then a look at after school programs in the city like Black Boys Can Cook, Rock to the Future, and Portside After School program, and, later, how one local Mayfair business is raising money for the Global War on Terrorism Memorial. Also, Daryl Matthews takes a look at trending topics in “The Feed”, and Rachel Keller learns how the drinks are made at Manayunk Brewing Company in “Turn Up The Town”.

Catch the latest episode of PNTV this Wednesday, December 13 at 1 and 9 p.m. on Comcast 50, Verizon 45 or online.

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Final Temple Talk of the year airs Tuesday

Temple Talk hosts and singer Jayron

Temple Talk hosts and singer Jayron

Temple Talk has a jam-packed line up for their final show of 2017 this week on TUTV, including a live studio performance from singer Jayron! The hosts also speak to a Philadelphian who is on a mission to meet 10,000 people for one hour each.

Watch the Temple Talk finale on Tuesday, December 12 at 1 and 9 p.m. on Comcast channel 50, Verizon 45 or online.

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Student doc highlights circus art

Into the Circus Sphere

Into the Circus Sphere

TUTV presents Into the Circus Sphere, a student documentary providing a closer look at the lives of the teachers, students, and performers at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts. Through this lens, the film explores the past, present, and future of circus art.

The short documentary was produced and directed by Christi Sergio, Denine Rohanna, Neil Egan, Jillian O’Connell, and Lindsey Bulcavage for Kristine Weatherson’s Media Studies and Production class, Genres of Media Production/Documentary.

Watch the premiere on TUTV this Friday, December 15 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m.

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Bouncing Back takes on food and housing insecurity

Bouncing Back: Episode 203

Bouncing Back host Lisa Bien

On a new episode of Bouncing Back, host Lisa Bien helps to shed light on the untold stories of food and housing insecurity in higher education.

Joining Lisa is Sarah Levine, a senior Neuroscience student, and Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education and Sociology at Temple. Sarah shares her experience with food and housing insecurity, and Dr. Goldrick-Rab––founder of Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable––talks about her research and how to help students.

Watch the premiere on TUTV this Monday, December 11 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m.

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A Broader View airs live on Monday

A Broader View

TUTV’s A Broader View will premiere its latest episode live2 on Monday, December 4 at noon!

The public affairs talk show is produced by Temple Journalism and MSP students in conjunction with Professor Karen Turner and TUTV. This week, the student hosts invite panelists to discuss with them two issues: coping with depression and the recent sexual assault revelations of major media figures.

Tune in to TUTV this Monday at noon and 8 p.m.

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News satire show debuts on TUTV this week

Unqualified host Lindsey Ferguson

Unqualified host Lindsey Ferguson

Can’t bear to watch the news anymore? TUTV’s new program Unqualified puts a satirical spin on the latest headlines. With a similar format to The Daily Show and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Unqualified takes a look at hard-hitting topics and hits them out of the arena in the opposite direction. In the premiere, host Lindsey Ferguson hits the streets to “Get it out there!”, visits with her eccentric uncle Walt, and interviews two high school best frenemies for insight into U.S.-North Korea relations.

Unqualified premieres on TUTV Saturday, December 9 at 3:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Lindsey Ferguson and show guests

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Award-winning student film explores cultural identity

Izzy from the Art of Being Izzy

The Art of Being Izzy follows a hardheaded Chinese American student as she struggles to accept her culture while at college. The film explores how attitudes of personal identity can effect self-development and how one treats others.

Made in the Directing and Producing Capstone course in the Media Studies and Production Department, half-hour narrative film was shot and edited by Eli LaBan, directed by Colin Pawlowski, and written by Christina Lew. It won first place in the long-form category and second place in long-form script at this year’s MSP Awards.

Watch it on TUTV on Friday, December 12 at 12:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

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Spanish talk show “La Charla” airs Thursday

La Charla

La Charla is back! A new episode of TUTV’s first and only Spanish-language talk show will premiere this Thursday. The program will cover topics ranging from the repeal of DACA by President Trump, to fashion at the Emmy’s, to the popularity of “Despacito”. Tune in to TUTV on Thursday, November 30 at 1 and 9 p.m.

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Have a wonderful Fall Break and Thanksgiving!

TUTV wishes you a happy Thanksgiving!

TUTV wishes you a happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Fall Break to Temple students and Happy Thanksgiving for all from TUTV!

We will air a movie marathon on Thanksgiving day and Black Friday, including My Dear Secretary and March of the Wooden Soldiers. See our full online schedule for more information.

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Fall into Fall Break with the latest Temple Talk!

Jenn Frederick

Temple Talk and hosts and guest, Bri Steve

Watch an all new Temple Talk this week featuring guests Jenn Frederick, Co-Host of Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia, and Temple alum singer Bri Steve. The hosts discuss the latest in entertainment news and gossip, rate the newest season of Stranger Things, and play life-size Jenga, and more(!), in this jam-packed episode of TUTV’s only entertainment talk show.

To watch, tune in to Comcast 50/Verizon 45 within city limits or view our online stream anywhere, on Tuesday, November 21 at 1 and 9 p.m. 

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Watch the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards on TUTV

Mid-Atlantic Emmys

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES logo

The regional awards ceremony is coming this Wednesday, November 22 to TUTV. Starting at 1 p.m. and airing again at 9 p.m., we’ll be airing the full program, including a win from the Temple community. Tune in online or to Comcast 50/Verizon 45 to see our students win and more during this exciting night!

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Tune in for Classic Arts Showcase

TUTV presents a marathon of Classic Arts Showcase from Friday evening to Saturday afternoon this weekend. Classic Arts Showcase presents a mix of various classic arts including animation, architectural art, ballet, chamber, choral music, dance, folk art, museum art, musical theater, opera, orchestral, recital, solo instrumental, solo vocal, and theatrical play, as well as classic film and archival documentaries. TUTV has been airing the program for years and this weekend we’re presenting two whole uninterrupted days of art and culture.

Tune in to Comcast 50/Verizon 45 in Philadelphia or online everywhere.

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Shark-diving and more in the last “My South African Summer”

Hannah McComsey in South Africa

Intrepid student reporter Hannah McComsey captures underwater footage while shark-diving and goes parachuting off a mountain, flying above Cape Town, in the final edition of “My South African Summer.” Watch it below:

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Temple Tonight is back!

Temple Tonight host Jimmy Williamson

Temple Tonight host Jimmy Williamson

Temple Tonight is back on TUTV for the fall semester! Temple University’s first, only, and by extension, best late night talk show returns with host Jimmy Williamson at the helm who is joined by a new sidekick, Ava Sullivan, and a new house band, Noah and the Noahs! Guest Molly Scullion joins the set as well as stand-up comic LeMaire Lee.

Watch the premiere on TUTV this Saturday, November 18 at 3:30 and 11:30 p.m. Tune in to Comcast 50 or Verizon 45 within Philadelphia city limits or online anywhere.

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