By Michael Lynch
MATV Executive Director
Here’s what’s new on MATV this week.
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As the Mueller investigation heats up, along with the Congressional push for tax cuts, Fuller Talks is packing more and more into its half-hour of political discussion. This month, the roundtable takes a look at the year’s Nobel Prize winners, possible solutions to excessive traffic in town and on the South Shore, major changes to the Massachusetts insurance industry, and more topics of the day. This program airs at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m., all on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).
Dr. Steven Hatch, author of the book “Inferno: A Doctor’s Ebola Story,” recently gave a talk at the Milton Public Library about his experiences in Liberia working as an infectious disease specialist during the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, where he helped establish an emergency treatment facility for the deadly disease. Also widening out to look at the socio-political scope of the epidemic, this talk offers a unique perspective on a crisis that captivated communities around the globe. Catch this program as it airs during Monday Night Forum at 6:30 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).

This month’s episode of “A Fuller Life” takes a look at the myriad and varied paintings of resident and prolific artist Myrtle Flight, who talks about her craft, inspirations and techniques. Host Gladys Hampton helps guide a tour through the painter’s apartment among pastels, oils, drawings, watercolors and more. Tune in for this program as it airs Wednesday evenings, at 8 p.m., as well as Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., all on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).

Kids ages 0-5 can join in the good times and sing and dance along with children’s entertainer Mama Steph, as she plays guitar, sings and tells fun and educational stories with a cast of puppets and other helpers. On this new episode of the Library Children’s Hour, there will be classic favorite sing-a-longs as well as fresh new tunes. This program airs at 2:30 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as Tuesdays, all on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).