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Due to Technical Difficulty BEYOND our control . . .

Due to technical reasons beyond our control we are experiencing a channel outage. Apparently only WCCA TV channel 13 is not working, since about 7 AM. We contacted CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS and they said they are looking into it. We will keep you posted ASAP. Thank you for your patience. Mean while, you can watch your favorite WCCA TV shows on line at WCCA TV website our internal signal is working fine. It seems to be a problem somewhere in the Charter System.

Due to severe winter storm WCCA TV after school classes programs, TV & Media workshops, Internship activities and membership activities will be closes today, Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014

Due to severe winter storm warnings:
All WCCA TV 13 membership production activities, after-school youth media workshops and classes, intern activities, and community in-studio production and post-production suites will be closed Wednesday February, 5th 2014.
Be Safe, and now you can relax at home watching all your favorite WCCA TV programs on cable channel 13 or streaming live. Don’t forget over 3,600 video works available for ON-DEMAND viewing. Right here at this awesome website. Get your WCCA TV binge viewing on.

BANDEdge Christmas Special

WCCA TV 13’s “BANDEdge Christmas Special 2013” has been released and posted on the WCCA website for ON-DEMAND viewing at

The show will be running throughout the Christmas week. Check WCCA TV or wccatv.com for listings.

Band Edge is a WCCA TV13 produced local music show shot live
spotlighting Worcester area bands, solo singer/songwriters, and
instrumentalist. This special Band Edge presentation – 60 minutes of
Christmas music featuring: Mauro and Peter DePasquale; the WPI Stage Band;
John Marderosian; The B Brothers, Clyde Wheatley and the Hog Brothers.
Thank you for supporting local music. To get your band seen contact mauro@wccatv.com subject WCCA TV BandEdge

In fact there will be a host of Holiday Specials on WCCATV 13. Holiday treats of programs ranging from cooking tips, music of all types, cultural and religious discussions, and more . Please tune in over the holidays and enjoy.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays !
See you on WCCA TV !

Help WCCA continue DemocracyNOW!

The satellite dish, whose sole purpose is to give us ” Democracy Now!”
cost $680.40 per year. Many people in our community have requested WCCA continues to present this program. Hosted by renown journalist Amy Goodman, DemocracyNow! offers a unique view on global issues, news and information.
amy goodman in studio
Please HELP WCCA TV 13 continue to present this type of programming. Please consider making a donation to us. Since 2010, WCCA TV’s funding it receives from the local cable franchise licenses has seen nearly a 15% decrease. This posses substantial challenges upon the non-profit public access mission as a local institution which stands for media democracy and creative innovation. TV BY, FOR, and OF, the PEOPLE NEEDS YOUR HELP ! Please send your check payable to WCCA TV , WCCA TV, 415 Main Street, Worcester , MA 01608 or if after 12 noon, call in a donation , we accept credit cards: 508-755-1880.


“I Have a Dream: A Community Reading ”

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Kings Speech a cast made up of NAACP and Community members read the beautiful and moving words express by Dr. King.
The program took place behind Worcester’s City Hall on August 28th, 2013 and it includes some very interesting interviews as well.

“I HAVE A DREAM: A COMMUNITY READING” airs Thursday, Sept 5, at 10pm and Saturday, Sept 7 at 10am on WCCA TV cable channel 13 and also web-simulcast at WCCATV(dot)Com





WCCA TV YOUTH MEDIA TEAM has fun while documenting the Worcester Ecotarium Tree Climbing Expedition . The group produced a video to journal the fun and it has been posted on the WCCA website at
Ecotarium Tree Climb FUN

WCCA TV YOUTH MEDIA TEAM members took part in the Tree Climbing Expedition at the Ecotarium in Worcester, Mass. where they learned how to use tree climbing equipment from experienced climbers. You can even don a harness and helmet and ascend by rope into the leafy canopy of one of the savanna’s giant oaks.

Tree Climbing Expeditions are held for a maximum of 10 climbers (must be at least 7 years old) and a total expedition size of 20 participants. Chaperones are required for children up to age 16 (one adult per 10 children).

WCCA TV 13 THIS IS PUBLIC ACCESS: Media Democracy and Creative Innovation, the PEOPLE’s true forum

All of this in about five minutes at about 8 AM.

If you caught WCCA TV 13 via cable channel 13, in Worcester or via Internet at http://www.wccatv.com/ for “5 minutes” you would have learned about:

The Bridge of Central Mass; Advocate, INC; St John’s Food Pantry; DCR Universal Access at UMASS; Mechanics Hall; The Jake Gregg Fund; Healing Ministry; Clark University; the Worcester Senior Center; HSUS Dog Fighting Tip line; Worcester Public Library; WCAC; Parents Helping Parents; Worcester’s BAND EDGE TV show for local musicians and bands, and so much more.

WCCA TV 13 THIS IS PUBLIC ACCESS TV, Worcester’s Institution for Media Democracy and Creative Innovation.

Please support WCCA TV public access for Worcester. To make a donation send a check payable to WCCA TV , 415 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 or via credit card at 508-755-1880