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Scottsdale Video Network September program guide

Public meetings

(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.) 

City Council – Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. Sept. 12 and 5 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26. Meetings replay the following Friday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Sept. 7 and 21.

McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 7.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 and 27. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Sept. 19.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 21.

Programs

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

Addicteen - Six valley teens are challenged to give up their addictions: social media and tobacco. See what happens. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – Eight new recruits enter the police academy for eighteen weeks of training before they take the next step in their long journey toward becoming Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife Managers. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – After graduating from the police academy, eight wildlife biologists embark on six more months of intensive training on their way to becoming Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife Managers. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

Fight the Bite – Experts from Maricopa County answer common questions relating to mosquitoes and their role in spreading diseases, and what you can do to keep yourself safe. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Fire & Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forests - Scottsdale was one of the first cities in the valley to sign on to support forest thinning efforts, which help combat mega-wildfires. Find out why forest thinning efforts are key to restoring our forests and protecting our watersheds, which provide water to valley cities like Scottsdale. Saturdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Hard Times, Simple Times - What was it like living during the depression in Scottsdale? This program explores the people and places in Scottsdale during the Great Depression. Fridays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Mondays at Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

The History of Scottsdale - Winfield Scott is credited for founding Scottsdale, but find out who supplied services like teaching, blacksmithing, cafes and more to the people who settled in what will become Scottsdale, Arizona. Mondays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

Liquid Assets – This program explores the history, engineering, and political and economic challenges of our water infrastructure. Saturdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

MAG @ 50 – The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a public organization that serves as the regional planning and policy agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area. This year marks the 50th anniversary of its founding. Tuesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Maricopa Now – Stories about students, faculty, administrators and policymakers who make up the 10 campuses and two skill centers within the Maricopa County Community Colleges Districts.  Thursdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students.  Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Neighborhood College – Learn the roles and responsibilities of a Home Owners Association’s board member and how to assure the association's business is conducted in an efficient and professional manner. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

On Victory's Watch: The Arizona State Capitol - Narrated by Arizona's Official State Historian Marshall Trimble, this program takes viewers on a fun, informative and, at times, surprising journey through 90 years of State history. Mondays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

One Short Ride - He was going for a short ride on his ATV, just out and back. Except he almost didn't come back. Brought to you by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Perspectives - Scottsdale City Councilmember Virginia Korte discusses "Desert Edge" (Desert Discovery Center). Perspectives are discussions arranged and presented by members of the Scottsdale City Council. Opinions expressed on these programs are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Scottsdale City Council or City of Scottsdale. Fridays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

The Road to Recovery – Panelists discuss some of the different ways that people from diverse communities find their pathways to recovery from substance abuse and mental health issues, and the various challenges they may face. Thursdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Roof Rats & Bees: What do you do? - Officials from Maricopa County Environmental Services answer common questions about roof rats and bees around your home. Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Scottsdale Philharmonic – Enjoy a performance of traditional classical music by Arizona’s premier philharmonic orchestra. The Scottsdale Philharmonic is a professional symphony orchestra that performs free concerts several times per year to promote the cultural environment of Scottsdale. Fridays at 9 and 9:30 a.m., 1, 1:30, 5, 5:30, 8, 8:30, 11, and 11:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play.  Daily at 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

STEM Pro Live! – A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professional gives a short tour of their workplace and talks about their STEM journey. The second half of each episode is dedicated to the STEM professional answering questions from students that were submitted in real time during the original live broadcast. STEM Pro Live! is a partnership between Maricopa County Education Service Agency and American Graduate—Arizona PBS. Thursdays at 8 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 12:30, 4 ,4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Tovrea Castle - Was it a hideout for gangsters or a tribute from an adoring husband to his wife? Find out by watching this documentary on the iconic building located on Washington Street in Phoenix. Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Water-wise Vegetable Gardening – Master gardener Carol Stuttard is back with her newest show on how to raise vegetables in the low desert of Arizona. Learn how to prepare soil, which varieties of vegetables work best in the desert and when to plant them, and how to use water wisely in the process. Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Where Summer Winters - A look at the history of resorts in the Valley of the Sun and Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

The Wonders of Water Resources - You may not realize it, but there are hundreds of Scottsdale employees working around-the-clock, every day of the year to make sure you have clean, safe water and sewer services whenever you need it. Find out how water gets to your tap, and what happens to it when it goes down the drain. Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

 

 

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