YouTube Recommendation: Most sitcoms look the same…why?

If you watch a lot of TV you may notice that sitcoms all tend to look the same. This has to do with the placement of lights on set.

Karl Freund was an innovative filmmaker in the 20s & 30s, but eventually he took on the challenge of lighting television shows with a 3-camera setup. Freund also used cameras on dollies & microphones throughout, among others. He started with “I Love Lucy”, and his techniques are still used today.

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News | Lynn Eligible for Federal Aid For Roadway & Safety Improvements citywide

CONTACT: Elizabeth Gervacio | 617-304-3068


Mayor Thomas M. McGee was recently notified by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) that three projects in the City of Lynn have been approved as eligible for $59 million in Federal Aid highway funding. Following a comprehensive application process MassDOT’s Highway Division’s Project Review Committee (PRC) evaluated each project submitted by the City and determined that all three projects are eligible for funding.

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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero – Screening on January 14, 2019 at LCTV!

The next movie in our FREE Paramount Film Screening Series will be “Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero”! This film was decided by a poll voted on by the public.

This is the second animated film based on Batman: The Animated Series, after Mask of the Phantasm. Characters from the series reprise their roles, and the film won the Annie Award for Best Home Video Animation.

This movie starts at 7PM, is free, and there will be refreshments available for free as well! We will be playing the film in our studio at 181 Union Street in Downtown Lynn.

Check out the Facebook event by clicking here.

The Paramount Film Series is named in honor of the Paramount Theater, which used to sit at the same location that LCTV occupies today. On the second Monday of each month LCTV will screen a different film for free at 7PM, with doors opening at 6:30PM.

Every month we will pick a theme for the next screening and before the film play three movies that fit that theme. The public can then vote and decide which movie plays next!

Annual Lynn Christmas Eve parade route (with map)!

Every year the annual Christmas Eve Parade goes on a 23–mile journey through the City of Lynn. The parade was started in 1986 by Rich Viger and John’s Oil. Rich Viger passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, but a dedicated committee keeps the parade running every year.

The parade will begin at 5pm from Austin Sq. and follow the traditional route. See the detailed route and estimated times below, via our interactive map. On the night of be sure to follow their Facebook page (by clicking here) for updates as to where they are.

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What’s Cooking? | Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles (Ep. 5)

On this episode of our “What’s Cooking?” Chef Dave makes pumpkin spice snickerdoodles! The holidays are a perfect time to do some baking, and these cookies are great for any gathering.

I know, I know…”pumpkin spice is everywhere“. I’ve never been a fan of pumpkin spice, but this cookie makes it work very well.

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