City’s Official Lifestyle Channel – NYC Life – Earns Nominations in History, Special Events, PSA Categories

February 11, 2015 - NYC Media, the official broadcast network and media production entity of the City of New York, is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for 15 New York Emmy® Awards, which honor distinction in television. Part of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Media works to inform, educate, and entertain New Yorkers about the City’s diverse people, neighborhoods, government, services, attractions, and activities.

“I’m incredibly proud of NYC Media’s creative and programming team who have collaborated to produce our series,” said Commissioner Cynthia López, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “These shows use humor and unique locations to showcase New York City, and I applaud NYC Media and our innovative producing partners for being recognized by the New York Emmys for their achievements.”

NYC Media’s New York Emmy® nominations include:

Arts: Program/Special
Mozart Minutes

Entertainment: Program/Special
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, “It Takes Two to Tango”

Alex & the Kaleidoscope Journey with Science

Historical/Cultural Program/Special
Secrets of New York

Frankie Cooks

Potluck Video

Lifestyle Program: Series
Food & Drink

Kela Walker Hates Working Out

Magazine Program

Special Event Coverage (Other than News and Sports)
2014 NYC Inauguration Ceremony

Community/Public Service (PSAs)
Beautiful the Way I Am

Best of the Bronx

Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement
Luke Celenza, Frankie Cooks

Director: Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, etc.)
Robert Kolodny, Frankie Cooks

On-Camera Talent: Performer/Narrator
Mickela Mallozzi, Bare Feet

Secrets of New York, $9.99, Kela Walker Hates Working Out, Food & Drink, Beautiful the Way I Am, and the 2014 NYC Inauguration Ceremony are original NYC Media productions. The other shows are co-productions with NYC Media or from local producing partnerships.

NYC Life is available in the New York tri-state area over-the-air (Channel 25.1) and on Cablevision (Channel 22), Comcast (Channel 14), Direct TV (Channel 25), RCN (Channel 25), Time Warner (Channel 25), and Verizon FiOS (Channel 25). Visit for carrier information and schedules. Many shows are also available to watch online via our website and through the NYC Media app, available to download for free from iTunes.

The 58th Annual New York Emmy® Awards will be presented on Saturday, May 2, 2015.