CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE to Feature KUNG FU's Cole Horibe, Begin. 3/7
CUNY TV's monthly ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE series - recently nominated for a New York Emmy® Award for Best Public/Current/Community Affairs Series - returns in March with an all-new interview with actor Cole Horibe, star of David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, a new play about the late Bruce Lee, now in an extended engagement at New York City's Signature Theatre.
Hosted by Ernabel Demillo from the Cathedral of St. John the Divine - where Chinese artist Xu Bing's monumental project, Phoenix, is hanging in the Nave - the episode premieres Friday, March 7 (2014) and is broadcast and cablecast at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm; repeated Sunday 3/9 at noon; and returns Friday 3/21 at 10am, 3pm, and 8:30pm and Sunday 3/23 at noon on CUNY TV, the City University of New York television station.
CUNY TV is broadcast over-the-air in the tri-state area on Ch. 25.3, and cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Cablevision/Optimum), Ch. 77 (RCN) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS). On and after March 7, the program can also be viewed online anytime on www.cuny.tv.
The episode also features previously-aired "Best Of" segments that feature playwright Hwang; author and Pulitzer finalist Susan Choi; jewelry designer Nancy Leung of Leungdesigns; fashion bloggers Grace Chang ("Mama is Haute"), Deanne Yee ("Dream Sequins") and Cornell University professor and author Minh-Ha Pham; and photojournalist Corky Lee, who has chronicled the Asian American Experience for four decades. Series correspondents are Kyung Yoon and Paul Lin.
For Asian American Life - Senior Producer: Maria Yip Lord. Executives in Charge of Production: Gail R. Yancosek and Susan Iger. Executive Producers: Jay Hershenson and Robert Isaacson.