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NEW SHOWS PREMIERE ON NYC LIFE IN MARCH
March 3, 2014 - A variety of new and returning shows head to NYC life (Channel 25) in March with a focus on food, culture and everything that makes New York City unique.



NYC MEDIA NOMINATED FOR NEW YORK EMMY AWARDS
City’s Official Network Earns Nominations in a Variety of Categories
February 4, 2014 - NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for several New York Emmy Awards. The 57th Annual New York Emmy Awards, which honor distinction in television, will be presented on Sunday, March 30.



BEST OF THE BRONX: PARTNERSHIP BRINGS BRONX CULTURE TO CITYWIDE AUDIENCE WHILE INSPIRING STUDENT FILMMAKERS AT LEHMAN COLLEGE
November 8, 2013 - A series of video vignettes promoting the “Best of the Bronx” – produced by Lehman College students, supported by Lehman faculty and industry professionals – is now appearing across New York City.



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$9.99 IS BACK TO FIND THE MOST ENTERTAINING THINGS TO DO IN THE CITY ON A BUDGET
New Season Begins Wednesday, July 17 on NYC life
July 2, 2013 - Host Dave Evans returns for a brand new season of $9.99 as he scours New York City to bring viewers the most outrageous, creative and amusing outings in the five boroughs that won’t hurt the wallet. In this new season, premiering Wednesday, July 17 at 8:30pm on NYC life (Channel 25), $9.99 focuses on a different theme in each episode – from dancing to dating to doing good deeds – and for those times when viewers want to spend a few extra dollars on something special, Dave gets some help from concierge Michael Fazio with a few splurge suggestions. Kela Walker also lends a hand this season, sharing her tips on what’s hip and trendy.


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LEARN WHO KNOWS THE MOST TRIVIAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE CITY WE CALL HOME WITH THE BIG QUIZ THING
Series Premiere on Sunday, July 14 on NYC life
June 26, 2013 - NYC life’s new trivia show The Big Quiz Thing, hosted by quizmaster Noah Tarnow, is ready to test New Yorkers’ knowledge of their city. Adapting the popular bar-trivia concept for TV, every question on The Big Quiz Thing is tied to New York City – its geography, its residents, its history and even its local delicacies. The Big Quiz Thing premieres Sunday, July 14 at 9pm on NYC life (Channel 25). NYC life is the flagship station of NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York.



TV INTERVIEW SERIES PROFILES REACHES 300TH EPISODE MILESTONE ON NYC LIFE
 
February 21, 2013 - The celebrity interview program Profiles hosted by Mickey Burns celebrates its 300th episode milestone on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:30pm on NYC life (Channel 25). The special episode will feature highlights from interviews over the course of its 300 episodes that will include: Smokey Robinson, Joan Rivers, Tony Orlando, Dick Cavett, La Toya Jackson, Jesse Ventura, Mayim Bialik, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Aaron Neville and many more.



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NYC MEDIA NOMINATED FOR NEW YORK EMMYS
City’s Official Network Earns Nominations in Arts and Informational Categories
February 6, 2013 - NYC Media, the official television network of the City of New York, is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for four New York Emmy Awards. The 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards, which recognize outstanding content in the industry, will be presented on Sunday, April 14.



ENCORE PRESENTATION OF MR. MAYOR: EDWARD I. KOCH, RESURRECTING THE CITY TO AIR ON NYC LIFE (CHANNEL 25) THIS WEEKEND
February 1, 2013 - In recognition of the legacy of Mayor Edward I. Koch, NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York, will air an encore presentation of Mr. Mayor: Edward I. Koch, Resurrecting the City throughout the weekend on NYC life (Channel 25).



$9.99 FOR $9.99: NYC LIFE’S TV SERIES IN SEARCH OF AFFORDABLE THINGS TO DO IN THE CITY IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD AT CITYSTORE
MEET HOST DAVE EVANS AT A SPECIAL DVD SIGNING SESSION ON DECEMBER 11
 
December 7, 2012 - The newest season of $9.99 is now available on DVD, exclusive to CityStore, the official store of the City of New York. $9.99 with host Dave Evans features different places, food and New York City moments, all for under ten dollars. 


FOOD.CURATED. WINS AT THE ANNUAL TASTE AWARDS
 
 
December 7, 2012 - Food.Curated. – which can be seen Thursdays at 8:30pm on NYC life (Channel 25) – has won a Taste Award, which celebrates the best in food, fashion and lifestyle programs. The series, hosted and created by Liza de Guia, provides a window into the lives and passions of local food artisans, farmers, fishermen and chefs as they share their stories about the origins of good food. 


NEW PSA ENCOURAGES LOCALS TO HELP FELLOW NEW YORKERS IN NEED FOLLOWING HURRICANE SANDY
November 14, 2012 - In an effort to help local residents affected by Hurricane Sandy, a new PSA encourages New Yorkers to lend a help by visiting www.NYC.gov or by donating to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City. The PSA, which features Mayor Bloomberg, is currently running on NYC life (Channel 25) as well as the City’s radio station 91.5FM. It will also be available to view in taxi cabs.



ARRR! NEW SECRETS OF NEW YORK SPECIAL SETS SAIL TO FIND PIRATES AND GHOSTS
Special Premieres on NYC life Tuesday, October 30 at 8:30pm

October 25, 2012 - Secrets of New York is back on NYC life (Channel 25) with an all new special just in time for Halloween! Premiering Tuesday, October 30 at 8:30pm, Secrets of New York: Captains, Pirates and Ghosts follows host Kelly Choi as she explores the South Street Seaport, uncovers the truth about sea pirates like Captain Kidd who made Manhattan their home and searches for ghosts in the oldest tavern in the City.  


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BOOK CASE TV TRACKS DOWN THE LATEST RELEASES FOR BOOK LOVERS
NYC-CENTRIC PROGRAMMING

Series Premiere on Monday, October 29 at 9:30pm on NYC life


October 23, 2012 - Book Case TV – NYC life’s new series featuring interviews with best-selling authors, news from the publishing world and a showcase of the latest releases – premieres Monday, October 29 at 9:30pm. Each episode of Book Case TV offers in-depth interviews with a variety of authors including Lee Child, Amy Sohn, David Morrell, Sapphire and Naomi Wolf as well as visits to local literary events. Need a new book recommendation? Host Frederic Colier has it covered in Pick of the Week with selections of newly released books from a range of genres.  


CITY GRIDIRON - FOCUSING ON NYC HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - PREMIERES
ON NYC LIFE
 
New Episodes Air Wednesdays at 9:30pm

 


September 25, 2012 - City Gridiron reveals the inspirational passion displayed by the City’s players and coaches. After meeting the players in the PSAL (NYC's Public School Athletic League), viewers will gain a new respect for the quality football players coming out of the five boroughs as they watch NYC’s elite student-athletes compete for championships and a chance to play on the next level. 


IFP PREMIERES "THE FUTURE OF FILM TODAY SHORT FILM SERIES" DURING INDEPENDENT FILM WEEK
September 18, 2012 - As part of Independent Film Week, IFP, in partnership with Royal Bank of Canada and the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, will debut “The Future of Film Today,” a short film series highlighting the work and personal stories of five talented, New York-based independent filmmakers that will air on NYC life and on the NYC Media VOD player.



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NYC MEDIA AND WNET LAUNCH CONTENT-SHARING PARTNERSHIP TO SHARE
NYC-CENTRIC PROGRAMMING

WNET’s “Treasures of New York” and “MetroFocus” Will Air on NYC life; WNET/WLIW Will Air NYC life’s Special on City Parks

 


August 2, 2012 - NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York, and WNET, which is currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of THIRTEEN, have announced a new partnership in which both television providers will share content with each other, highlighting different aspects of the City. In the coming weeks, NYC life, the flagship station of NYC Media, will broadcast episodes of Treasures of New York and MetroFocus while WNET and WLIW will air NYC life’s special about City parks as part of Treasures of New York.  


HARLEM SKYSCRAPER CYCLING CLASSIC RACE TO BE HELD ON FATHER’S DAY, JUNE 17, 2012, AND TELEVISED LIVE ON NYC LIFE, CHANNEL 25
Race Airs Between 4-6pm
June 14, 2012 -
Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park is the stage where some of the world’s supreme professional cyclists, including two time Tour de France stage winner Leo Van Bon of Holland, will compete for the thrill of winning the City’s most exhilarating bike race: The Harlem Skyscrapper Cycling Classic.  The Classic is an official USA Cycling Criterium Calendar race and the longest tenured tradition on this year’s schedule. The country’s most competitive teams will weave their way through the park with the hopes of rolling into the winner’s circle and the top of the national leader-board.  This spectacle can be experienced in person on June 17 or watched live for the third consecutive year on NYC life, Channel 25, from 4-6pm. NYC life is the flagship station of NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York.

“The City is really excited to be a part of this special event for the third straight year,” said Todd Asher, First Deputy Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment. “Events like this, which highlight the community and healthy living, are an important part of our mission, and we are proud to make this race accessible to so many New Yorkers on NYC life.”



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NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER CHRISTINE C. QUINN, COUNCIL MEMBERS & THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT (MOME) ANNOUNCE LIVE TV AND WEB COVERAGE OF CITY COUNCIL HEARINGS MAKING NEW YORK CITY THE LARGEST MUNICIPALITY TO CARRY LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS LIVE
City’s Television Channel NYC Gov Now Features New Branding, Profiles of Council Members and Is Available to New Yorkers on Broadcast and Cable Stations; Live Online Streaming Will be Available on the Council Website
April 27, 2012 - City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Council Members and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) today announced that live coverage of City Council hearings will be available on New York City’s government television station, NYC gov, and online at http://council.nyc.gov starting May 1, 2012. This will make New York City the largest municipality to carry live legislative hearings.

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