Princeton Community Television

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Princeton Community Television (also known as Princeton TV and TV30) is a Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable TV channels in Princeton, New Jersey. The station provides camera equipment, TV studios and training that allow the community to create television shows, films, and other projects. The station is carried on Comcast channel 30 and Verizon FIOS channel 45 in the Princeton, New Jersey area. Princeton Community Television is one of the largest public producers of original content in New Jersey.


Princeton Community Television (TV30) is a Public Access cable station, created by the Borough and Township of Princeton in January 1997.

Shows produced

All About Health

All About Health is a weekly forum for topics on health, fitness, nutrition and other related issues. The panel consists of Vicky DeRosa, owner and CEO of Studio V Health, and invited guests in the fields of medicine, nutrition, food chemistry and other experts. Thurs. at 7:30 pm, Fri. at 11:00 am, and Sat. at 7:30 am

Back Story with Joan Goldstein

Monthly forum hosted by sociologist and educator Joan Goldstein will explore current issues of the day, both national and local, with guests invited for their expertise or particular viewpoints. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 7:00 am, Wed. at 8:30 pm and Sun. at 5:30 pm.

Breezin’ With Bierman

Media manipulator and Local Legend Adam Bierman host the show with his flunky the acerbic perpetually bright Kurt Tazalaar. The show features interviews with many notable people from the area along with Adam’s insightful and humorous commentary. Produced at PCTV. Live broadcast the last Friday of the month, with repeats the rest of the month. Produced at PCTV. Fridays 8:00 pm

Café Improv

Monthly home grown performance series featuring area artists recorded live. Mon. at 8:00 pm, and Thurs. at 1:00 am.


This program highlights interesting places and people of Princeton. Hosted by Anne Reeves. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 7 pm, Tues. at 8:00 pm, and Sun. 11:00 am.

Education Roundtable

This show focuses on how students and parents fit in the educational process. Local educational pundits provide viewers a better understanding of New Jersey children's educational experience. Produced and hosted by Aggie Sung Tang. Produced at Princeton TV. Archived shows are available at

Wed. at 7 pm, Thurs. at 7 am and Sat. at 7:30 am.

Fistful of Popcorn

Princeton’s long-running and award-winning movie discussion program. During each show, the four panelists discuss in depth one or two films currently in theaters. Produced at PCTV. Wed. at 8 pm, Sat. 1:00 am, Sun. 10:30 am.

The Dr. Joy Show

Your prescription for total wellness. Produced at PCTV. Wed. at 11:30 am, Thurs. at 6:00 pm and Sun. at 8:00 am

Medical Tips You Need to Know

Hosts Patricia Raya, RN, C, MBA and Corine Mogenis, Medical Paralegal, experts in the healthcare arena, discuss various health topics of concern and aim to help people navigate the complex healthcare system, take charge of their health care and "Get Empowered, Get Educated and Get Healthy!!. Produced at PCTV. Wed. at 6:00 pm, Thurs. at 11:30 am and Sun. at 10:00 am.


Life Success Coach Natasha Sherman interviews guests in her unique and intimate up-close-and-personal style. Topics range from tattoos to nuclear weapons, with guests from around the globe. Hers is an open dialogue designed to expand our understanding of ourselves, our communities, and beyond. Produced at PCTV. Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, with rebroadcasts Thursday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 6:30 am and Monday at 6:30 pm.

Octo and Patrushka’s Moonlit Cinema

The Octopus Demon and the beautiful Patrushka (cult actress Tina Krause) host a different original short comedy-horror tale each month. The stories include bizarre plots, campy acting, and dead pan humor, as long as the actors can keep a straight face. It's the perfect weird late night program for the perfect weird late night audience. Plus, some old time TV legends find their way to be interviewed in occasional episodes. Fri. at 11:00 pm. and Sun. at 1:00 am

Perdidos en America

This program looks at common problems and issues that Hispanic immigrants are facing while they adjust to their new life in the United States. All topics are possible for discussion and practical advices, from citizenship to food, from politics to entertainment, while educating and informing the community of the host of organizations and resources available for them in New Jersey. It is also a tool for those who have some knowledge of Spanish, as they can practice what they learned while enjoying the beautiful and rich Hispanic culture. Produced at PCTV. Sat. at 8:00 pm and Sun. at 12:00 pm

El programa enfoca los problemas e inquietudes que enfrenta la comunidad hispana mientras se acostumbran a su nueva vida en los Estados Unidos. Los temas a tratarse son de interes general, tales como immigracion, nutricion, politica, entretenimiento, etc., mientras se educa e informa a la comunidad sobre la abundancia de organizaciones y recursos a su disposicion en New Jersey. El programa sirve tambien como "herramienta" para quienes tienen conocimientos de espanol, pues pueden practicar lo aprendido mientras disfrutan de la belleza y riqueza de la cultura hispana. Sábado 8: 00 pm. y domingo en el 12:00 pm.


By examining local, national and global concerns, this program uncovers many of the undercurrents that shape and direct the course of war, the state of the economy, and the quality and availability of resources. In short, the future of our planet. Watch for Planet Cafe episodes in this same time slot. Produced at PCTV. Tues. at 2:00 am, Tues. at 11:30 am, Thurs. at 9:30 pm, and Sun. at 6:00 pm.

Prime Time

Host Susan Hoskins, Executive Director of the Princeton Senior Resource Center discuses issues related to healthy aging. Produced by the Princeton Senior Resource Center. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 10:30 am, Wed. at 7:00 pm, and Fri. at 6:00 am.

Princeton Adult School

Highlights of courses from The Princeton Adult School, Wed. at 10:00 am and Sat. at 2:00 pm

Psychodyssey TV

Helping families navigate mental illness. Produced by Tom Pyle. Produced at PCTV. Wed at 7:30 am, Thurs at 11:00 am and Fri at 7:00 pm

Senior Core Strength and Balance

Host Anna D'Anna provides seniors with information and instruction on maintaining a healthy and fit body. Produced at PCTV. Mon. at 6:00 pm, Thurs at 10:00 am and Sun. at 7:30 pm

Show Poz

An exciting and positive show for youth, showcasing their views, talents and activities. This public forum creates a greater awareness that despite their circumstances one can have positive experiences. Tuesdays at 10 am & Friday at 7:30 pm

Talk 2 Me

Princeton’s live talk that focuses on issues important to our community. Produced at PCTV. Wed. at 6:30 pm, Fri. at 6:30 pm, and Sun. at 6:30 am

This Week in Education

News and information in the Princeton Regional Schools Wed. at 7:30 pm, Fri. at 11:30 am, Sun. 9:30 am

Wisdom and Beyond with Dr. Teena Cahill

This show is lively discussion about resilience, leadership, life and the myth of balance. Join Teena and guests from Princeton and around the world, as they discuss issues that are relevant from the board room to the living room....and beyond. Produced at PCTV. Tues. at 8:30 pm, Fri. 10:30 am, Sat. at 6:00 am.

Your Real Estate Show

Producer and host George Gati discusses the trends and other vital information regarding real estate in the Greater Princeton area. Mon. at 10:00 am and Tues at 6:00 pm

Zombie Etiquette

A handful of high functioning zombies comment on national and independent films (long and short), technology, music, and video games. The undead hosts of the show hold unconventional interviews both in "Studio Z" and on location with film makers, authors, and interesting characters. Zombie Etiquette is not just another zombie talk show. We seek out undiscovered and under reported talent. If it is underground, independent, or simmering on the verge of explosion the zombie hosts of Zombie Etiquette are attacking it. We parody our guests with skits and multi-layered B-Grade vignettes. No one really "understands" Zombie Etiquette but it is very hard to look away, once you are hooked.

Each one-hour-long Zombie Etiquette episode is produced by Lawrence R. Greenberg’s Poni TV in association with Princeton Community TV and syndicated through PEG media. Fri at 9:00 pm


George McCollough, Executive Director
Sharyn Alice Murray, Operations Manager
Rick Gearhart, Production Associate
Tatianna Sims, Assistant to the Director

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