March 20, 2016 - NYC Media, the official broadcast network and media production entity of the City of New York, is pleased to announce it has won 5 New York Emmy® Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in television. Part of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Media provides New Yorkers with engaging content about the City’s diverse people, neighborhoods, government, services, attractions, and activities and is available in the New York tri-state area on broadcast, cable, and satellite channels. The winning programs appear on NYC Life, one of several television channels overseen by NYC Media. The 59th Annual New York Emmy® Awards were presented on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.
“Congratulations to our winners. I want to thank them for their creativity and dedication to entertain and inform our viewers on the best New York City has to offer,” said Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “NYC Media is committed to creating and broadcasting quality programming that showcases the diversity of cultures, traditions, ideas and communities and their activities which make up our City.”
“NYC Media is deeply committed to our mission of public service as the City’s television network," said Janet Choi, General Manager, NYC Media, “We are greatly honored to be recognized for our work by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.”
NYC Media won in the following categories:
LIFESTYLE PROGRAM: FEATURE/SEGMENT
$9.99: Gomberg Seltzer Works
Dave Evans, Host/Producer
Host Dave Evans scours New York City to bring viewers the most outrageous, creative, and amusing outings in the five boroughs under 10 bucks.
LIFESTYLE PROGRAM: SERIES
Frankie Cooks Season 3
Frank Celenza, Executive Producer/Host
Chef Frankie Celenza shares his tips for tasty meals as he travels all over New York City looking for the freshest produce, meat, and fish to prepare simple, unpretentious, and delicious recipes.
CRAFT SPECIALTY: MUSICAL COMPOSITION/ARRANGEMENT
Frankie Cooks Season 3
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi - "Hogmanay in Scotland"
Mickela Mallozzi, Producer/Host
Host Mickela Mallozzi experiences the world, one dance at a time! She celebrates Hogmanay, the ancient New Year holiday, while exploring Scotland’s traditional dances of ceilidh, Highland dancing, & step dance.
ON-CAMERA TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR
$9.99 series is an original NYC Media production. Frankie Cooks: Season 3 is an official co-production with NYC Media.