A NEW SEASON OF TV PROGRAMMING PREMIERES THIS AUGUST ON NYC LIFE
New Season Begins August 4 with New and Returning Shows, Including $9.99, The B-Sides NYC Sessions, Frankie Cooks, Film Lab Presents and More
July 28, 2014 - NYC Media announces a summer season of new programming on NYC life (Channel 25), the official broadcast network of the City of New York. Made by New Yorkers for New Yorkers, the next season of NYC life has something of interest for everyone who lives here.
Among the shows premiering as part of the new season are:
Premieres Wednesday, August 6, 8:30pm
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 under 10 bucks. This time around, Dave explores the neighborhoods of Astoria, Red Hook, South Brooklyn and Williamsburg and discovers where to go for cheap eats in NYC.
Premieres Thursday, August 7, 8:30pm
The Emmy Award-winning Frankie Cooks features Chef Frankie Celenza sharing his tips for tasty meals made in a New York kitchen. This season Frankie cooks up dishes inspired by Italy, Sweden, Mexico, Canada, Israel and the Dominican Republic.
Film Lab Presents
Premieres Thursday, August 7, 11pm
Presented by the Asian American Film Lab, this series of short films, ranging from comedy to drama, examines what it means to be a minority.
The B-Sides NYC Sessions
Premieres Thursday, August 7, 11:30pm
From the underground to the up-and-coming, The B-Sides NYC Sessions features a selection of indie music from New York City and around the world. Each episode is packed with music videos and a New York band playing live at Littlefield in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Premieres Friday, August 8, 8:30pm
Fellow New Yorker and travel host Mickela Mallozzi takes viewers on her adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time. From re-discovering her family’s roots in Southern Italy to exploring the diverse regions of Central Asia in the deserts of Uzbekistan, Mickela’s travels explore the traditional side of every culture while connecting with the local community through celebration and artistic expression.
Viewers can also find a number of short, NYC-centric programs on the channel, also available to view online after the broadcast. City Scoop provides a look back at the week’s mayoral announcements and civic engagements in 60 seconds. The 51 breaks down each City Council district in the five boroughs and tells viewers what makes the district unique. Delicious Life with Kelly Choi explores the edible and fashionable side to life in NYC. Kela Walker Hates Working Out follows the titular host as she learns new ways to stay healthy.
NYC life is available in the New York tri-state area on broadcast, cable and satellite channels. Visit nyc.gov/media for local cable and satellite listings. Most shows are also available to watch online on the NYC Media Video on Demand player – nyc.gov/vod – and through the NYC Media app, available to download for free from iTunes.