September 2020

TV Programming Spotlight: October 2020


Here's what's new on PhillyCAM.
In Philadelphia, Watch Us on Comcast Xfinity 66/966HD/967 and Verizon Fios 29/30. Everywhere on Roku,  TV and PhillyCAM Live TV

People’s University 2020
People’s University 2020

How to Vote

Learn about mail-in voting and make sure you know your rights

Hosted by the Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities
Tuesdays at 10:30am in October
Election Issues 2020 LIVE
Election 2020 LIVE

What's At Stake? Hear from PCAM TV & radio producers about relevant social issues for civic engagement

Featuring PhillyCAM TV & Radio Producers of Polemics, Looking Forward Philadelphia, Nika Tlaka, Conversations Across Time, Genealogy Quick Start, Hall Monitor, Dos Puntos/Found in Translation, Turning Life Corners, The Trudy Haynes Show, 7 Figure Hustle

Produced with PhillyCAM
LIVE Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM in October
Community Media Is
community media

Having a Moment

Patricia  Aufderhiede - American Univ.,  Antoine Haywood - Annenberg School of Communications Clemencia  Rodriguez &  Andrea Wetzel - Temple Univ., discuss how community media and community-centered journalism has become even more necessary during this national crisis and how to build on this moment to better serve our communities.
Moderated by Molly de Aguiar, Independence Public Media Foundation


Produced with PhillyCAM
Tuesday October 20th at 1:00 PM
Video Activist Talk
Media Burn Archive

Featuring Eleanor Boyer

In the 1970’s, when portable video was first available , Boyer focused on the realities of women’s place in society to provide realistic alternatives to female stereotypes that dominated mass media.

Hosted by Media Burn Independent Video Archive
Tuesdays at 2:30pm in October
Community Radio Panel
Community Radio Panel

PPM Fest 2020

LIVE simulcast on radio & TV in celebration of Community Media Day and the anniversary of launching WPPM 106.5 FM Low Power Community Radio Station

Produced by PhillyCAM
Tuesday October 20 at 4:30pm
Hear Us Out: Youth Radio
Hear Us Out

We want you to ‘Hear Us Out!’
PhillyCam's only youth-produced radio show simulcast on TV. Tune in to each episode to hear youth perspectives on everything from music to politics.

Produced by PhillyCAM Youth
Tuesdays at 5:30 PM
New Series
Pirate TV
Pirate TV

Nonviolent civil disobedience training with Rev. Osagyefo Sekou & Lisa Fithian. learn how to dodge bullets, tear gas, pepper spray, protect yourself from batons and what to do if you are arrested. go deeper into mass resistance theory

Produced by Ed Mays, Seattle
Wednesdays at 1:00 AM
New episode
Smith Play Jawn
Smith Play Jawn

Ways for kids to stay active and entertained at home.

Produced by Smith Playground
Wednesdays at 3:00 PM
New Series
Black Sci-Fi TV
Black Sci-Fi TV

Show devoted to black science fiction, fantasy and horror genres.

Featuring Geekspanic Heritage Month

Produced by Maurice Waters & Lisa Barnes
Thursdays at 6:30 PM
New episode
Long Way From Cuba
Long Way From Cuba

About a DEA agent chasing after a dangerous drug dealer

Produced by Sayyed Muhammad
Thursdays at 10:30 PM in October
Creating a Culture of Change
Creating a Culture of Change

A Series of Conversations on Race and Community Building
On Documenting Community Through Film & Journalism , The Power of Words, Queer Experiences in Black & Arab Communities, Youth & Race Education

Produced by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture,
Arab American National Museum & National Network for Arab American Communities
Thursdays at 2:30 PM & Fridays at 8:00 AM in October
City Harvest
City Harvest: A Growing Community

A Growing Community

illustrates sustainability of city-wide gardening collaborations addressing issues such as food insecurity, environmental damage, re-entry from prison, teen education, jobs training and belonging, through partnerships with working solutions.

Produced by Debbie Rudman
with Termite TV Collective
Fridays at 6:00 PM in October
Producers Circle
Producers Circle

Virtual Event Planning

PCAM members Majanjeli Mejia Rabell, PHLAFF and Sarah Mueller, CineSPEAK, speak about their experiences transforming their events for virtual spaces.

Hosted by Gabe Castro
Fridays at 6:30 PM
New episode
The Dark Agenda
The Dark Agenda

Anneke Lucas describes the childhood sexual abuse she suffered from world leaders.  She explains that creating a healthy society requires us to recognize the psychopathology of our political leaders.

Produced by John N. Campbell
Saturdays at 2:45 PM in October
Advancing Survivor Justice
Advancing Survivor Justice

in Philadelphia
Survivors are the original change agents. Join us for a community conversation about how gender justice practitioners in Philadelphia are organizing for survivor justice at the local level.

Moderated by Denise Beek, The 'me too.' Movement


  • LaQuisha Anthony, V.O.I.C.E. Inc., WOAR Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence
  • Farrah Parkes, Gender Justice Fund
  • Preeti Pathak, Educators for Consent Culture (ECC), Coalition for Restaurant Safeety and Health (CRSH, PAVE advocate
  • Amal Bass, Women's Law Project
Presented by The Survivors' Agenda
Saturdays at 3:00 PM in October

A troubling result of generations of mistreatment and degradation African Americans have had to endure. Information on the effects and treatment for PTSS Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.

Produced by Rhonda Gibson-Phifer
Saturdays at 5:00 PM
New episode
20 Hearts
20 Hearts

 Paddlers and spectators come to the Philadelphia International Dragon Boat festival each year to celebrate teamwork and the sport

Produced by Shannon Leahy-Miller
Sundays at 12:30pm in October
The Record Shop
The Record Shop

Featuring The legendary House Diva, Lady Alma. Hosted by Nino Breeze and Persia Sound

Produced by Marty & Brian Gibbs
Sundays at 2:00 PM
New episode