Arts on CUNY TV
is a series devoted to the world of the stage. It began on New York television in 1993 and is co-hosted by Michael Riedel (Broadway columnist for the New York Post
) and series producer Susan Haskins.
The American Theatre Wing's panel discussion series, Working in the Theatre
, brings together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the Broadway theatre.
Interviews with major directors, choreographers, designers, actors, playwrights and producers, hosted by Linda Winer, theatre critic and arts columnist for Newsday
Conversations with William M. Hoffman
is CUNY TV 's television series of discussions with major theatre and musical figures of our times, hosted by Professor William M. Hoffman, Professor of Theatre at Lehman College (CUNY).
Hosted by journalist and interviewer Bernard Pivot, this timeless series that ran from 1991-2001 discussed French culture.
Stylish and modern, Canapé
is the only program entirely devoted to French cultural events in New York and the United States. This monthly half-hour show includes film releases, book translations, exhibitions, festivals, ballets, concerts and theater productions.
is an Emmy award winning series about Latino culture in New York. The 30-minute show explores the rich textures of Latino society in the city, focusing on politics, art, culture, and the traditions of Spanish-speaking populations across the metropolitan area.
A monthly show in which Bernard Pivot interviews artists, actors and musicians who were not born in France, but adopted the French culture and language as their own.
The best in world cinema is showcased in City Cinematheque
. Hosted by Professor Jerry Carlson and co-produced with the Department of Media and communication Arts of The City College, CUNY, each film is followed by lively discussion with scholars, film professionals and critics.
CUNY TV's ongoing film series showcase the best cinematic talent from around the world, often screening rare gems difficult to find elsewhere on your dial.
ART or something like it!
is an episodic television series that features artists of all genres, backgrounds and media – music, performance, writing, painting, photography, sculpture, film & video, and more – who share their lives and work. Its mission is to promote New York City's independent art scene by educating and inspiring television viewers around the globe.
A series of fine arts documentaries, produced curated by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Intimate discussions with people of note and New York Times journalists and editors.
CUNY TV's acclaimed series, Black Writers in America
, premiered in 2003 with Walter Mosley and Sonia Sanchez as the first guests. Each half-hour program presents two separate 15-minute interviews, introduced by actor Ossie Davis, in which the featured writer is able to reveal the thoughts, process, and intellect behind his or her own acclaimed work.
Classic public television talk program from 1973-1974. Day at Night
was hosted by the late James Day.
Brooklyn College Presents
, the longest running college television program in the nation is a half-hour program that showcases non-fiction and fiction works produced by students in the MFA program at Brooklyn College and the college’s TV Center, BCTV.
Music and Dance
From perennial classics -- Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet -- to modern dances by Kenneth MacMillan and Roland Petit; from Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre to London's Covent Garden, CUNY TV programs ballet productions from around the world on a regular basis.
CUNY TV presents a selection of the finest opera productions throughout the year, featuring stars of yesteryear and today's divas, including Galina Vishnevskaya, Willard White, Luciano Pavarotti, and Cecilia Bartoli.
Compilation of video clips of vocal performance, concert music, dance, opera, art films and classics of world cinema