CUNY TV was honored to receive two 2017 New York Emmy Awards at the annual awards ceremony held by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS) at The Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 6, 2017. The station had a record 11 nominations.
Below are the winning videos. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!
Theater Talk viewers’ favorite interviews of the season – "The Color Purple” actresses Danielle Brooks, Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo with their director John Doyle; actor Jeff Daniels of “Blackbird”; drama critics Ben Brantley, Peter Marks and Elisabeth Vincentelli discussing director Ivo van Hove’s revivals of Arthur Miller's “The Crucible” and “A View from the Bridge”; director van Hove sharing strategies for reimagining Miller’s classics; and actor George Takei remembering a WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans, inspiring the musical “Allegiance.” Co-hosts are Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins. (Co-produced with Theater Talk Productions.)
Black America a weekly talk show hosted by Carol Jenkins, offers a series of in-depth conversations exploring what it means to be black in America today. The opening sequence, a blend of 3D animation and motion graphics, serves to capture the tone of the show by presenting a multi-angle view of the ups and downs, and rhythms and tensions, of the black experience.
CUNY TV is broadcast in the New York metropolitan area on digital Ch. 25.3, and cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Spectrum and Cablevision/Optimum Brooklyn), Ch. 77 (RCN Cable) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS). The station reaches 7.3 million households in the metro area, and its original programming is archived for a global audience at www.cuny.tv. Interim Executive Director is Gail R. Yancosek, who is Executive in Charge of Production with Susan Iger.