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CUNY TV Receives Record 15 Nominations for 2018 New York Emmy® Awards

Awards to be Bestowed on April 14

(New York, NY – Thursday, February 22, 2018)
CUNY TV – is honored to receive 15 nominations – a record for the station – for the 2018 New York Emmy® Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series  Arts in the City, Asian American Life, Nueva York, Science & U!, Study With the Best, and Theater Talk (the latter a co-production with Theater Talk Productions).

The 61th Annual New York Emmy Awards will be presented at a Black Tie Gala on Saturday, April 14 2018 at The Marriott Marquis ~ Times Square.

Announcement of the 61th Annual New York Emmy nominations was hosted by Denise Rover, President, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS), at CUNY TV’s Himan Brown studios on the morning of February 22.

Below are complete shows and segments from CUNY TV’s nominations.

Arts: Program Feature/Segment
Arts in the City: Dance Photographer -- Jordan Matter

Nueva York: Betty Garces - AfroColombian Opera Singer

Arts: Program/Special 
Arts in the City: August 2017

Entertainment: Program Feature/Segment
Arts in the City: Books on the subway

Education/Schools: Program Feature/Segment
Study With the Best: Hip Hop Science Teacher

Environment: Program Feature/Segment
Science & U! - The Lowline

Nueva York: Sure We Can

Health/Science: Program Feature/Segment
Science & U! - EpiBone

Historical/Cultural: Program/Special
Asian American Life “Day of Remembrance 75th Anniversary” Japanese American Internment

Military: Program Feature/Segment
Nueva York: Self therapy of a Hispanic Veteran

Politics/Government: Program Feature/Segment
Nueva York: D.C. Women's March

Theater Talk: Creating Dear Evan Hansen

Audio: Post-Production
Tyrik Washington
“The Conscience of America: Birmingham's Fight For Civil Rights” (Black America special)

Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement
Tyrik Washington
“Mondo!” (Nueva York segment)

Editor: Program
Wei Lu
“Sex Trafficking”  (Asian American Life segment)

And Congratulations to our CUNY colleagues at for their nomination:
Promotion: Program Promo – Single Spot
CUNY: The American Dream Machine-Instagram Contest Promo

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 Executive Director is Gail R. Yancosek.