CUNY TV Receives 6 Nominations
For 2014 New York Emmy® Awards
Announcement Made Tuesday, February 4, 2014
At CUNY TV’s Himan Brown Studios and Broadcast in NY Metro Area
(New York, NY – Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
CUNY TV – the television station of the City University of New York – this morning received 6 nominations for the 2014 New York Emmy® Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series Nueva York, Science & U! and Study with the Best; the new series Asian American Life and Irish Writers in America; and a craft nomination for composer Tyrik Washington. To date, the station has been awarded 11 New York Emmy® Awards.
CUNY TV reaches 7.3 million households, and its original programming is archived online for a global audience at www.cuny.tv
Executive Director of CUNY TV is Robert Isaacson. Executive in Charge of Production is Gail R. Yancosek.
Announcement of the 57th Annual New York Emmy® nominations was hosted by Jacqueline Gonzalez, Executive Director, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS), at CUNY TV’s Himan Brown studios this morning. A complete list of all nominees can be found at www.nyemmys.org.
Presenting the nominees were N.J. Burkett, Correspondent, WABC-TV and President of NY NATAS; Marvin Scott, Senior Correspondent, PIX 11, and Anchor, PIX 11 Weekend News Closeup, WPIX-TV; Elizabeth Hashagen, Anchor, News 12 Long Island; and Virginia Huie, Reporter, News 12 Long Island.
The 57th Annual New York Emmy® Awards will be presented at a Black Tie Gala on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at The Marriott Marquis ~ Times Square.
Congratulations to the CUNY TV teams behind these nominations!
Asian American Life: Premiere Episode
Category: Public/ Current/Community Affairs: Series
CUNY TV’s new monthly news magazine addresses topical issues affecting the Asian American communities nationwide, and profiles Asian American leaders. The premiere (June 2013) features an overview of the composition of the tri-state area’s Asian American populations, and a roundtable discussion with several prominent members of the community; a profile of Manhattan's Chinatown, the oldest Asian immigrant enclave in the country; a visit to the Museum of Chinese in America; and interviews with photographer Corky Lee and world-renowned physicist Michio Kaku.
Irish Writers in America: "Breslin on Breslin"
Breslin on Breslinpreviews the series Irish Writers in America (June 2013; series premiered November 2013) with an all-new interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Jimmy Breslin, who asks a variety of questions of himself. Topics covered include the life of a newspaperman, the funeral of President John F. Kennedy, the “Son of Sam” murders, the Pulitzer, and an answer to the question, “What’s the best thing you ever did?”
Nueva York: Best of Season 8
Category: Magazine Program
Nueva York is CUNY TV’s Spanish-language magazine that celebrates the diversity and richness of Latino cultures in New York City. This episode (August 2013) includes the stories of the band La Santa Cecilia, which mixes traditional genres with alternative touches; Instituto Cervantes, where Carmen Boullosa interviews the popular Spanish intellectual Fernando Savater; Lorena Borjas, founder of an organization which lends support to New York’s transgender community; The Lombard Twins, renowned Argentinean dancers, choreographers and filmmakers; Dominican scientist Maribel Vazquez, who shares her experiences at her nanotechnology laboratory at City College; Ana Rosa Diaz, who came from Louisiana to have her voice heard by the Walmart Board of Directors; and the 100 Hispanic Women Foundation, which has offered scholarships and training to young Latinas for over a decade.
Science & U! – "Science and Superheroes"
Category: Health/Science: Program/Special
This episode (March 2013) of CUNY TV’s monthly Science & U! newsmagazine explores the intergalactic union of science and superheroes – Wonder Woman and real-life wonder women in science; a Battlestar Galactica consultant who says that the best superheroes are governed by the laws of real science; the man behind the comic book series X-Men; a real-life marathon man with superhuman abilities; and an interview with a famous Dr. Who.
Study With the Best: The Best of Season 12
Category: Education/Schools: Program/Special
Study With the Best is CUNY TV’s magazine program about CUNY, focusing on the best and brightest professors, alumni, students and programs. This episode (August 2013) assembles the series’ most compelling stories of the year, and includes segments about sled hockey, the first woman of color to start a Daughters of the American Revolution chapter, a subway harpist, and more.
And a craft nomination for:
Title: “Pamela Gonzales” (from Nueva York)
Category: Craft Specialty, Musical Composition/Arrangement
Electro-Pop with a Peruvian twist arrangement helps tell the story (May 2013) of Pamela Gonzales, a 20-year-old fashion designer from Peru making her mark in the fashion industry.
CUNY TV is broadcast in the New York metropolitan area on digital Ch. 25.3, and is cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Cablevision/Brooklyn), Ch. 77 (RCN Cable) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS). Original productions are archived on this website for viewing anytime.