Scottsdale Video Network December program guide

In addition to our live stream, find Scottsdale Video Network on Cox channels 11 and 1011(HD), and Century Link channel 8001.

The annual Yule Log returns!

Experience the delightful ambience of a glowing fireplace that burns cheerfully throughout the evening and morning.  The mesmerizing flames are accompanied by holiday music that is sure to warm your home. You can enjoy the festive fireplace starting at 2 p.m. on Dec. 24, running through midnight Dec. 25. Happy Holidays!

Public meetings

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

City Council – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Meetings replay the following Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 7 a.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Dec. 5 and 19.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 11. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. and Monday at 7 a.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Dec. 17.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 19.

Programs

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

2018 Cure Corridor - This Cure Corridor program features Stephanie Domas, vice president of Research & Development at MedSec. She leads the development of services and products aimed towards addressing cybersecurity of medical devices in healthcare. The Cure Corridor is an annual event and was held Dec. 7, 2018 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Tuesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Wednesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Saturdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

2019 Veterans Day Commemoration - Senator Martha McSally, a United States Air Force combat veteran and Arizona's junior United States Senator, was the keynote speaker for the city's annual Veterans Day commemoration, held Nov. 11 at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. Other speakers include Army veteran JB Spisso, author of the book Warrior Leadership, and Scottsdale historian and veteran Len Marcisz. Sundays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Mondays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Thursdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

The American Veteran (Episode 3) - This episode of VA’s The American Veteran features stories about: Navy Veteran Rodney Perry’s recovery from a severe stroke; a training program from the Small Business Administration that helps Veterans start small businesses such as Lyles BBQ in Kentucky; a conversation with Navajo code talker and Marine Corps Veteran Thomas Begay; and a look back at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.  We also speak with VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin. “The American Veteran” is a program produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Mondays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Thursdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

The American Veteran (Episode 4) - This episode of VA’s The American Veteran features stories about: a Veteran’s training program at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn; how VA plans for major natural disasters or catastrophic events; an introduction to the Forever GI Bill and what’s in it for you; we meet Army Veteran Ardrena Bailey, an award-winning adaptive athlete; and remembering a World War II Veteran who died at Pearl Harbor. “The American Veteran” is a program produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Mondays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – This Emmy winning program takes you across Arizona to explore all the great recreational and wildlife opportunities the Grand Canyon state has to offer. Wednesdays at 2, 2:30, 7, 7:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.; 3, 3:30, 6, 6:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Fridays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now. links to external site

Cinetime – Enjoy an independent film that was highlighted at Chandler’s International Film Festival. Tuesdays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

City Information – Watch for information on City of Scottsdale events, programs and services. Daily at 5 and 10 a.m.; 2 p.m. and midnight.

From Scott to Drinkwater: The History of Scottsdale - Learn how Scottsdale got its name, the stories behind many of the people who have streets named after them and more! Sundays and Fridays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 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. Fridays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Honoring Preserve Pioneers - On Oct. 3, 1994, the Scottsdale City Council took a historic step when it passed Resolution No. 4103, formally establishing the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This is the story of the foresight and vision of the community to permanently protect the McDowell Mountains and Sonoran Desert. Sundays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Tuesdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Thursdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Legends of Airpower: Buzz Aldrin - Everyone knows the name Buzz Aldrin from the historic Apollo 11 landing. But before NASA, this famed astronaut was a Sabre pilot in Korea, and shot down three Mig-15s. After the war, he proved his mental prowess by knocking them dead at MIT and jumping headfirst into the space program. Mondays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Legends of Airpower: Carl “Tooey” Spaatz - Carl “Tooey” Spaatz trained most of the American pilots who fought in WWI, pioneered air-to-air refueling, and his command of WWII’s strategic air forces forever changed the way war is fought. When he retired, President Eisenhower paid tribute to him saying that Tooey Spaatz had never been wrong. Mondays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. 

Lessons in Loyalty – Hear the story of one American's internment camp experience here in Arizona. Fridays at 2:30, 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

No burn day? Don’t burn wood! - Take simple actions to help keep the air we breathe clean. Thursdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Tuesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play. Daily at 6 a.m. 

Was World War I Good for Medicine: From 1914’s Grim Reality to Today’s Virtual Reality – NATO Review takes an in-depth look at how medical practices that began 100 years ago are still used today by both military and civilian hospitals. Saturdays at3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. 

Yesterdays: Herb Drinkwater – From the old Channel 11 archives comes this interview show featuring former city manager Dick Bowers talking with the late mayor Herb Drinkwater. Saturdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

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