New York City – CUNY TV received 11 nominations – a record for the station – for 2017 New York Emmy Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series Arts in the City, Asian American Life, Black America, Nueva York, Study With the Best and Theater Talk (the latter a co-production with Theater Talk Productions).
The 60th Annual New York Emmy Awards will be presented at a Black Tie Gala on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at The Marriott Marquis ~ Times Square. Announcement of the 60th 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 23.
Watch the segments here: http://www.cuny.tv/emmynoms2017
Asian American Life Hosted by Fil-Am Ernabel Demillo gets two nominations
Host Ernabel Demillo was nominated for Best Segment in the Historical/Cultural category for her feature “Ties that Bind: Filipinos in New York” chronicling the little told history of Filipino immigration to New York. Reporter Tinabeth Pina also received a nomination for Latin Asians.
Asian American Life (AAL) is a prime-time news magazine that addresses topical news, in-depth feature reports and untold stories of the Asian American diaspora experience to an all-inclusive audience. The show airs monthly on CUNY-TV (Ch. 75, 25.3) and in syndication on NYC Media/Ch. 25 and PBS stations across the country, including Chicago, Hawaii, Salt Lake City, Austin and more.
Asian American Life is the place where viewers can screen original content which reflects the diverse Asian American population and languages of its audience.
Asian American Life also provides a platform for national, local and community leaders to share important issues that shape peoples lives. We cover stories that help create a better understanding and awareness of the Asian American diaspora ranging from China to India and Philippines, as well as multi-racial Asian Americans from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Since its launch in 2013, Asian American Life has been nominated for five Emmy awards, and has received critical praise on original and groundbreaking stories, ranging from historical events to special profiles of newsmakers and entertainers. It is the first and only Asian American broadcast news magazine program in the United States.
Asian American Life is reported by seasoned broadcast news journalists from networks including NBC News, Fox News, Bloomberg and New York local stations. (A CUNY press release)