Grey Lady Introductions

Grey Lady Introductions

Welcome to the Grey Lady will share all the wonderful aspects of Nantucket, also known as the Grey Lady.  Our series will introduce insider tips on the best beaches, bike paths, and how to get around on the island.  Additionally, Grey Lady programmingwill tell stories of our history and culture. Funded in part by ReMain Nantucket.

NCTV18_Profiles Program


Profiles is an interview program on Nantucket Community Television. Host Charley Walters talks with Nantucketers from the island’s government, non-profits, and arts, as well as with visitors who have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally. Guests have included journalists Peter Baker and Joe Scarborough; authors Samantha Hunt and Craig Johnson; political scientist Ian Bremmer; photographer Steve McCurry; musician Jim Kweskin; and astronaut Drew Feustel.


Nantucket Pulse

Nantucket Pulse COVID Impacts is a special edition series that aired weekly covering the coronavirus impacts for the island, and will provide urgent updates as they unfold.  Hosted by Roberto Santamaria.  This series is available in Spanish and Portuguese.

Nantucket Pulse Wellness was designed to offer balance to the impacts of COVID-19 and the departure of the way of life we once new,  Nantucket Pulse Wellness will highlight some other essential components of our new way of living particularly during the lock down phase. We spotlighted some the island’s most respected and gifted health professionals – ranging from traditionally based to holistic health care. Hosted by Natalie Ciminero

This programming made possible by Nantucket Cottage Hospital Community Health Initiative.

The Island Cup

The Island Cup documentary tells the story of a very special, and somewhat unknown, aspect defining generations of people who are the backbone of two island communities—Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. We begin by telling the story of 2018’s annual Island Cup rival game, followed by a deep exploration of an inter-island rivalry, changing island demographics, and how the state of the sport nationwide impacts community football.

NCTV18_Frank and Mary Program

Frank and Mary on Nantucket

Frank and Mary are your average senior couple.  They experience the same issues we all encounter as we age. Whether you yourself are a senior or you have a loved one who is 55 or older, chances are you can relate to several of the scenarios we have created here.  There are many difficult decisions to make as you age – both in terms of finances and physical challenges. Arthur Bergeron uses Frank and Mary to shed light on many questions and concerns raised by his elder law clients throughout the years.  Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and resources needed for peace of mind.

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Out To See

Out to See Inc. provides children’s entertainment and is based on Nantucket Island.

We envision a joyous, playful, connected global community that cares for our earth and the living things that share it. We endeavor to inspire and encourage human connection, imagination, environmental stewardship, and global discovery.

NCTV18_Bobbin Around Town Program

Bobbin' Around Town

Join Bobby Planzer as he explores his hometown with a camera and a microphone. His reputation precedes him everywhere, and he can quickly turn a friendly “hello” into a funny and heartwarming interview. Whether roaming the streets or sneaking in behind-the-scenes of the island’s most popular events, Bobbin’ around Town is a family show that is as much fun to watch as it is to film.

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Monday Scoop

Join host Georgia Raysman in short conversations with various experts on issues affecting people over age 55.  Whether it’s food, health, style, or entertainment, Monday Scoop will explore ways to lead better and deeper lives as we get older.

This program airs each Monday at 9 am on Local Channel 18 and YouTube/Monday Scoop.

NCTV18_Nantucket Book Festival Program

At Home With Authors

The 2020 Nantucket Book Festival’s answer to social distancing is At Home With Authors. Visiting, via Zoom, with the authors originally scheduled to be featured at the 9th annual Festival this summer. At Home With Authors promises you engaging conversations with great stories, opportunities for escape, and perspective-changing insights on this moment in history.

Conversations are posted on our At Home With Authors page, with a new video/podcast each week. Those of you living on Nantucket can also enjoy these conversations every Friday night at 8 pm on NCTV-18.

Tim Talks

Join Tim Ehrenberg, Marketing Director for Nantucket Book Partners, as he talks to authors!

Past episodes include guest authors Jodi Picoult, Nathaniel Philbrick, Elin Hilderbrand, and Rufi Thorpe.

This programming is brought to you by NCTV18 in collaboration with Tim Talks Books.


Bench Talk: Art Speaks with Guest Rose Hartman

NCTV18 + NCTV member producer Susan Crehan-Hostetler unveiled a pilot episode called BENCH TALK Art Speaks — a documentary series that brings us up close and personal with visionaries who empowered their creative prowess, what we call cultural trailblazers. Each in their own way shaped our landscape of life-enriching our hearts, minds, and sense of discovery and human exploration.
The artists are a star-studded lineup of photographers, digital artists, writers, dancers, actors, designers, musicians, and visual artists.  This series is raising funds for further development.

NCTV18_Nantucket Cooks Program

Nantucket Cooks

Join Chef Greg Margolis as he shares his art of culinary genius from his kitchen to your household.   This series is designed to connect people through the art of food while using simple ingredients and creative recipes.

This programming is brought to you by NCTV18 in collaboration with Nantucket Culinary Center.

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Nantucket Small Business Updates

This was a Live Q&A / Remote Public Participation Enabled during the spring 2020.

Nantucket Small Business Updates is a partnership between NCTV18 and the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce; and a member of the Keep the Rock Solid Campaign.

This panel discussion series is designed to help small businesses navigate current events while showcasing programs and offerings that may be available to them.

Kristie Ferrantella, past President/CEO, Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, and Jason Bridges, Select Board, Town of Nantucket; present new weekly panelists to the public for each broadcast.