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. 11 and 12. Meetings replay the following Friday, back to back, starting at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Dec. 6 and 20.

Human Services Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 13.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Dec. 18.

Programs

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

2018 Scottsdale Mayor & Council Economic Development Breakfast – This year’s annual event features Curt Kremer, Managing Partner at George Oliver Companies, and keynote speaker John Zanni, President of Acronis. Mondays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.; Tuesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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. Watch it now.links to external site

Building Hoover Dam – Learn about how one of the 7 wonders of the industrial world was built. Watch historical footage of the construction of Hoover Dam in this film produced by the U.S. Department of the Interior in the 1950s. Wednesdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Chronicle of the Old West - Dakota Livesay, sometimes called a one-man Old West reality show, takes us on an entertaining tour through the history of the Old West. According to Dakota, “When it comes to the Old West, my objective is to ‘tell it as it was’, warts and all.” Mondays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Cinetime – “Villa Warna Warni” is charity documentary. It’s the story of how a surf trip in Indonesia turned into a social project that provides a home and access to education. 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.

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.

Cure Corridor Luncheon - This event celebrates the innovation of high technology companies on the Cure Corridor which are breaking new ground in health care and bio-life science while changing the way business invests in the startup landscape. Sundays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Mondays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 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. Fridays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Mondays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.; Fridays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 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.  Tuesdays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.

No burn day? Don’t burn wood! - Take simple actions to clean the air we breathe Fridays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

Perspectives - Scottsdale City Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp hosts a conversation about recreation opportunities for seniors in Scottsdale. “Perspectives” are discussion programs 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. Thursdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

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

Scottsdale Artbeat – Ruler-wielding Sister is back for another hilarious season of Late Nite Catechismlinks to external site at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.links to external site Watch this interview with star Patti Hannon for a glimpse into how she makes each show a unique experience. Thursdays 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.; Saturdays at 3 and 8 a.m.; noon, 4, 7 and 10 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. Thursdays at 3, 3:30, 8 and 8:30 a.m.; noon, 12:30, 4, 4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 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. 

State of the Fire Department - Learn how the Scottsdale Fire Department’s mission statement, “We Care for You,” sets the direction and vision for the department. The department’s three-year Strategic Plan considers current and future economic trending and compares those trends against the all-hazards response nature of the fire service. Sundays at 4:30 and 9:30 a.m.; 1:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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. Sundays at 4 and 9 a.m.; 1, 5, 8 and 11 p.m.

Where Summer Winters - A look at the history of resorts in the Valley of the Sun and Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 2, 7 and 11 a.m.; 3, 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. Thursdays at 2:30, 7:30 and  11:30 a.m.; 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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