Welcome to Grafton Community Television
Studio Hours: Mon - Thurs 10AM-10PM & Fri 10AM-6PM - Closed 1PM-2PM
296 Providence Road, South Grafton, Massachusetts 01560
GCTV@GraftonTV.org - (508) 839-2983
Welcome to GraftonTV.org, the web home for Grafton Community Television, providing Public, Government and Education Access Television for Grafton,MA!
Grafton Community Television, Public Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 191 and on Verizon Cable Channel 34, Grafton Government Television, Government Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 192 and on Verizon Cable Channel 33, and Grafton Education Television, Education Access, can be seen on Charter Communications Cable Channel 194 and on Verizon Cable Channel 32. Please visit our Program Descriptions page to find out more about our Public Access programs, or visit our Program Schedules page to find out when a specific program is playing on any of the 3 Access Channels.
Click the links above to check out our Real-Time Live Streaming or Video On Demand for Grafton Community Television!
Grafton Community Television Introduces New Video Replay Features
Grafton Community Television has activated a new cablecast server system. Known as "Tightrope," this replay system was authorized by the Grafton Cable Oversight Committee in response
to several reliability problems due to the age of the previous system.The new system features several enhanced features for GCTV patrons. For the first time, live streaming of all three GCTV channels, (public access, government and educational channels) is available.
Finding programs on the Video on Demand system is much easier with a large, colorful web interface. Residents may also for the first time see the GCTV bulletin board on the web site and mobile devices.
Tufts Vet School Dean Interviewed On Grafton Community Television's Minute By Minute - April Edition
An interview with Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Deborah Kochevar highlights the April edition of Grafton Community Television's "Grafton Minute By Minute. "The program airs on Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34. GCTV's Bob DeToma sat down with the Dean in the Kohnstamm Conference Room in the Jean Mayer Administration Building on the Tufts Campus in North Grafton. The interview covered a wide range of topics including the history of the Vet School in Grafton, prospects for development of the Grafton Science Park, and the cooperative relationship between the school and the town of Grafton. For Grafton Minute By Minute broadast times, check out our Program Schedules page.
Grafton Community Television "Works" To Showcase Local Business Owners
Now going into its second year of production, "Grafton Works" is a series of short video segments that interview local business owners and showcase Grafton's economic development efforts.
These video clips feature Grafton Community Television's Bob DeToma "on the road" visiting business locations in Grafton. He leads each owner through a series of questions that introduce the owner to the GCTV audience, how long they have been in business at this location, and concludes with - "Has Grafton Been Good To You" and "How Do You Give Back To Grafton."The series has support through the Grafton Town Administrators office. The Town's Economic Development Commission has also joined the effort in recruiting prospective interviews for the series.Grafton Community Television is always looking to sit down with Grafton business owners for new editions of "Grafton Works." Contact Bob DeToma at Grafton Community Television at 508-839-2983. Information about the program series can also be found on the Town of Grafton web page at - http://www.grafton-ma.gov/doing-business/pages/grafton-works-videos
Grafton Community Television's "Ask The Geezers" Reaches Show #225
Grafton Community Television's "Ask The Geezers" program has reached another milestone when Episode #225 of the show was broadcast on Thursday evening, March 9th. The one hour program, first aired in January, 2007, is broadcast live twice each month and features on-air personalities Rick Schultze, Jim Gallagher and Bob DeToma. It is directed by long time GCTV producer Bill Robidoux. At episode #225, the show is the second longest live show broadcast of GCTV, trailing only "Two Guys Who Like To Talk," which ran for 250 episodes over twelve seasons."Ask The Geezers" airs live at 8:00 PM every other Thursday evening on Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34 and is then rebroadcast on Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 PM. Cataloged programs of previous "Ask The Geezers" shows (including episode #225) can be found at the GCTV VOD link: http://graftontv.org/current/VoD.html.
Grafton Town Budget Meetings Available On GCTV's Video On Demand Service
This year the review of the budget will take place on Saturday, March 18th, Saturday, March 25th, and Saturday, April 1st. The meetings are in Conference Room F at the Grafton Municipal Center and begin at 8:30 AM for each session.The Finance Committee will also review the proposed budgets for the Blackstone Valley Vocational School District on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 PM and the proposed budget for the Grafton School District on Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00 PM. Both meetings will also take place in Room F of the Grafton Municipal Center. All of these meetings will be videotaped by Grafton Community Television and then be made available on our Video on Demand under What's New.
GCTV's "Television Classics With Jim Gallagher" Highlights Early Days Of Television
Grafton Community Television continues to remember the early days of network television with its program "Television Classics With Jim Gallagher." "Television Classics" is a series of half hour shows, produced by GCTV's Bob DeToma, featuring primarily black and white programs from the earliest days of commercial television in the late 1940's, 1950's and early 1960's. Gallagher introduces each program with detailed historical and sometimes whimsical information about who appeared in the program and when it ran on TV. "Television Classics With Jim Gallagher" airs on Friday evenings at 8:00 PM and on Sunday evenings at 8:00 PM on GCTV Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34. The program will also be available at the GCTV VOD link: http://graftontv.org/current/VoD.html .