CUNY TV Nominated for a Record 11 NY Emmys

CUNY TV has received 11 nominations for the 2017 New York Emmy Awards, a record for the station.

 Among the nominations are the station’s signature series Arts in the City, Asian American Life, Black America, Nueva York, Study With the Best and Theater Talk (a co-production with Theater Talk Productions).

 “CUNY TV is enormously proud of its teams of producers, reporters, editors, videographers, designers and composers who make quality weekly and monthly television,” said Robert Isaacson, executive director of CUNY TV.  “Thanks to all who have put us over the top this year.”

The 60th Annual New York Emmy Awards will be presented at a black-tie gala on May 6 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. CUNY TV, the University’s noncommercial TV station, has won 14 New York Emmys. The station, which reaches 7.3 million households, is broadcast in the New York metropolitan area on digital Channel 25.3 and is cablecast in the five boroughs on Channel 75 (Spectrum and Optimum/Brooklyn), Channel 77 (RCN Cable) and Channel 30 (Verizon FiOS).

CUNY TV’s nominated shows and segments may be viewed at



Arts in the City – December 2015

Entertainment: Program/Special

Asian American Life – Latin Asians

Historical/Cultural: Program Feature/Segment

Asian American Life – The Ties That Bind: Filipinos in New York

Historical/Cultural: Program Feature/Segment

Black America – Little Brown Girls with Misty Copeland


Black America – Show Opening – Adam Finger

Craft Specialty: Graphic Arts: Animation

Nueva York – Best of Season 11

Magazine Program

Nueva York – Salesians

Religion: Program Feature/Segment

Nueva York – “I Am” – Tyrik Washington

Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement 

Study With the Best – Water and CUNY

Education/Schools: Program/Special

Study With the Best – CUNY Study Abroad in Korea Media Production and Cultural Studies

Education/Schools: Program Feature/Segment

Theater Talk – Talk to Remember



The City University of New York is the nation’s leading urban public university. Founded in New York City in 1847, the University comprises 24 institutions: 11 senior colleges, seven community colleges, the William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, the CUNY School of Medicine, the CUNY Graduate School and University Center, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, the CUNY School of Law, the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy. The University serves more than 274,350 degree-seeking students and 260,000 adult and continuing education students. College Now, the University’s academic enrichment program, is offered at CUNY campuses and more than 300 high schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The University offers online baccalaureate and master’s degrees through the School of Professional Studies.